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Mickey Rooney dies: Five of his most memorable movie roles
Mickey Rooney dies: Five of his most memorable movie roles

With his death at age 93 on Sunday, Mickey Rooney leaves a show-business legacy spanning eight decades and including more than 200 film credits -- not to mention his many appearances on television and the stage. Here are five movie roles demonstrating the prolific actor's range and endurance as a performer.  The "Andy Hardy" movies (1937-1946, 1958): Rooney began his career as a toddler in a tuxedo in his parents' vaudeville show, but his breakthrough role -- and the one that would go on to define his career -- was the feisty all-American teen Andy Hardy in a string of popular MGM films beginning with "A Family Affair."  Over the course of...

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