Some films starring Mickey Rooney include "Orchids and Ermine" from 1927, in which Rooney starred as Mickey McGuire, and the 1933 movie "The Big Chance," in which he played the role of Arthur Wilson. Rooney also starred in a series of films produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, in which he played the role of Andy Hardy. These titles include the 1937 movie "The Family Affair," the 1938 movies "You're Only Young Once" and "Love Finds Andy Hardy," "Andy Hardy Gets Spring Fever," which was released in 1939 and the 1940 movie "Andy Hardy Meets Debutante."Continue Reading
Additional Andy Hardy movies featuring Mickey Rooney include "Andy Hardy's Private Secretary," "Life Begins for Andy Hardy," "The Courtship of Andy Hardy," "Andy Hardy's Double Life," "Andy Hardy's Blonde Trouble," "Love Laughs at Andy Hardy" and "Andy Hardy Comes Home." Rooney was often paired with actress Judy Garland, whom he starred with in many MGM-produced musicals. Some of his other female costars included Lana Turner and Esther Williams.Rooney also acted in the 1943 film "The Human Comedy," for which he received an Oscar nomination for his role as Homer Macauley. He received another Oscar nomination for his role as Dooley in the 1956 movie "The Bold and the Brave." Rooney starred in "The Black Stallion" as Henry Dailey, a horse trainer, for which he also received an Oscar nomination.
Some other movies that Rooney acted in are "Breakfast at Tiffany's," "Pete's Dragon," "Home for Christmas," "Sweet Justice," "Maximum Force," "The Legend of Wolf Mountain," "Milky Life," "Phantom of the Megaplex," "Night Club," "The Muppets," "Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb" and his last movie "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde."Learn more about Art & Literature