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Tributes pour in for Mickey Rooney

Tributes are flooding in from celebrities following the death of Hollywood actor MICKEY ROONEY on Sunday (06Apr14). The acting veteran, whose career spanned over nine decades, passed away aged 93. His cause of death has not been released. Stars took to their Twitter.com pages to mourn the actor and pay their respects on Sunday. Oscar-winning actress Marlee Matlin wrote, "A lovely man, talented actor & friend, Mickey Rooney has passed at 93. He is with his dear friend Judy Garland putting on shows in heaven". Star Trek actor William Shatner adds, "My thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Mickey Rooney. One of the greats!" Anna Marie 'Patty' Duke adds, "RIP Mickey Rooney. Having spent time in Mickey (sic) presence, I am grateful. He led a long and wild ride, bring (sic) joy to millions. He will b (be) missed." English actress Finola Hughes writes, "Mickey Rooney RIP. An unforgettable week working with him on Jacks (sic) Place. One of the greats! Thoughts go out to his loved ones." In a statement, Rooney's former co-star Carol Channing wrote, "I loved working with Mickey on Sugar Babies. He was very professional, his stories were priceless and I love them all... each and every one. We laughed all the time." Rooney was working with fellow former child star Margaret O'Brien on a new movie at the time of his death. She writes in a statement, "Mickey was the only one at the studio that was ever allowed to call me Maggie. He was undoubtedly the most talented actor that ever lived. There was nothing he couldn't do. Singing, dancing, performing... all with great expertise. Mickey made it look so easy. I was currently doing a film with him, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde - I simply can't believe it. He seemed fine through the filming and was as great as ever."

Tributes pour in for Mickey Rooney

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, Mickey Rooney<br />legendary actor having lunch at The Ivy Restaurant with his wife Jan while they film their new reality show<br />Los Angeles, California - 12.08.09
, Mickey Rooney legendary actor having lunch at The Ivy Restaurant with his wife Jan while they film their new reality show Los Angeles, California - 12.08.09 WENN
Tributes are flooding in from celebrities following the death of Hollywood actor MICKEY ROONEY on Sunday (06Apr14). The acting veteran, whose career spanned over nine decades, passed away aged 93. His cause of death has not been released. Stars took to their Twitter.com pages to mourn the actor and pay their respects on Sunday. Oscar-winning actress Marlee Matlin wrote, "A lovely man, talented actor & friend, Mickey Rooney has passed at 93. He is with his dear friend Judy Garland putting on shows in heaven". Star Trek actor William Shatner adds, "My thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Mickey Rooney. One of the greats!" Anna Marie 'Patty' Duke adds, "RIP Mickey Rooney. Having spent time in Mickey (sic) presence, I am grateful. He led a long and wild ride, bring (sic) joy to millions. He will b (be) missed." English actress Finola Hughes writes, "Mickey Rooney RIP. An unforgettable week working with him on Jacks (sic) Place. One of the greats! Thoughts go out to his loved ones." In a statement, Rooney's former co-star Carol Channing wrote, "I loved working with Mickey on Sugar Babies. He was very professional, his stories were priceless and I love them all... each and every one. We laughed all the time." Rooney was working with fellow former child star Margaret O'Brien on a new movie at the time of his death. She writes in a statement, "Mickey was the only one at the studio that was ever allowed to call me Maggie. He was undoubtedly the most talented actor that ever lived. There was nothing he couldn't do. Singing, dancing, performing... all with great expertise. Mickey made it look so easy. I was currently doing a film with him, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde - I simply can't believe it. He seemed fine through the filming and was as great as ever."
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