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Actor Mickey Rooney dies

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Hollywood, CA (KNOE 8 News) - Hollywood legend Mickey Rooney has died. Born as Joe Yule Jr., he took on the stage name Mickey Rooney as a child actor.

A lifetime in film and television kept Rooney active well into his eighties, with a cameo role in "Night at the Museum".

He was nominated for an Academy Award four times, and received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to film.

Mickey Rooney was 93.

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