Mickey Rooney Passes Away

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- His career spanned more than 80 years, from silent comedies to TV and Broadway theater.

Mickey Rooney died Sunday at his home in North Hollywood. He was 93.

Rooney started his career in his parents' vaudeville act while still a toddler, and he broke into movies before age 10.

Rooney won two special Academy Awards for his film achievements.

He was married eight times, including to the glamorous Ava Gardner.

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