What a difference: Mickey Rourke, pictured (L) on a trip to his tailor on Thursday, had facial reconstruction surgery after punishing bouts as a pro boxer (R) and it has taken years to regain his handsome appearance But the lead roles faded away as he dipped in and out of the movie business and boxing until he got a second shot at a meaty part with Sin City in 2005, a role he has reprised for the sequel with Jessica Alba due out this summer.
I didn't get the humor': The late-night host asked the Iron Man 2 actor why he hasn't starred in a comedy since Barry Levinson's 1982 film Diner The Independent Spirit Award winner has been in North Carolina shooting the title role for Ashby, a 2015 drama about a retired CIA assassin who only has a few months left to live, alongside Emma Roberts and Sarah Silverman.
Mickey Rourke is currently dating Anastassija Makarenko. Age: 65 (9/16/1952)Occupation: Entertainment - Actor Most Famous For: his portrayal of an arsonist in Body Heat "This is real life, it isn't make believe.
He has been in 10 celebrity relationships averaging approximately 3.8 years each. For people to think that you should leave someone because, all of a sudden, you're a singer and you have opportunities.
In the 2008 film The Wrestler, Rourke portrayed a past-his-prime wrestler, and received a 2009 Golden Globe award, a BAFTA award, and a nomination for an Academy Award.
fighting some of his early matches under the name Phil Rourke.
He continued his boxing training at the famed 5th Street Gym, in Miami Beach, Florida.
In 1969 Rourke, then weighing 140 pounds (63.5 kg), sparred with former World Welterweight Champion Luis Rodríguez.
Rodriguez was the number one–rated middleweight boxer in the world and was training for his match with world champion Nino Benvenuti.
Rourke claims to have received a concussion from his sparring match with Rodriguez.