Articles about: Mickey Rooney

Mickey Rooney and wife Ava Gardner in January 1942
Mickey Rooney and wife Ava Gardner in January 1942

Mickey Rooney was an actor at MGM whose films included Babes on Broadway, The Courtship of Andy Hardy, Andy Hardy’s Double Life, and more. In 1942 he married fellow MGM star Ava Gardner, but they divorced in 1943.

Mickey Rooney, Ann Rutherford and Esther Williams in "Andy Hardy's Double Life"

Review: George B. Seitz’s “Andy Hardy’s Double Life,” Starring Mickey Rooney

Competitive swimmer Esther Williams teaches Mickey Rooney a lesson in love in George B. Seitz’s “Andy Hardy’s Double Life.”
Donna Reed and Mickey Rooney in "The Courtship of Andy Hardy"

Review: George B. Seitz’s “The Courtship of Andy Hardy,” Starring Mickey Rooney

In George B. Seitz’s “The Courtship of Andy Hardy,” Mickey Rooney plays the all-American womanizer and troublemaker Andy Hardy for the twelfth time.
Michèle Morgan and Paul Henreid attend a premiere of "Joan of Paris" together

RKO’s New Stars Michèle Morgan and Paul Henreid On Leaving Europe For Hollywood

RKO’s two new European stars, Michèle Morgan and Paul Henreid, tell us all about their journey to America and experiences in Hollywood.
Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland in “Babes on Broadway”

Review: Busby Berkeley’s “Babes on Broadway,” Starring Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland

Busby Berkeley’s latest MGM musical with Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland follows the kids as they try to break into show business, much like in their previous hit “Babes in Arms.”

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