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'''Mickey Rooney''' (born Joseph Yule, Jr. in 1920) is an American film actor and entertainer, appearing on film, television and [[Broadway]], who has won multiple awards, including an Honorary [[Academy Awards|Academy Award]], a Golden Globe and an [[Emmy Awards|Emmy Award]].
 
'''Mickey Rooney''' (born Joseph Yule, Jr. in 1920) is an American film actor and entertainer, appearing on film, television and [[Broadway]], who has won multiple awards, including an Honorary [[Academy Awards|Academy Award]], a Golden Globe and an [[Emmy Awards|Emmy Award]].
   
Rooney makes a cameo appearance in the movie [[The Muppets (2011)|''The Muppets'']], during the number "[[Life's a Happy Song]]," choreographed by his son, [[Michael Rooney]]. He also featured in the "[[Mahna Mahna (song)|Mahna Mahna]]" end credits sequence, which was also included in a [[Facebook]] app hosted by the official page for The Muppets.
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Rooney makes a cameo appearance in the movie [[The Muppets (2011)|''The Muppets'']], during the number "[[Life's a Happy Song]]," choreographed by his son, [[Michael Rooney]]. He also featured in the "[[Mahna Mahna (song)|Mahna Mahna]]" end credits sequence, which was also included in the [[Never-Ending Mahna Mahna Phenomahna]].
 
 
 
Rooney first gained fame as a child actor, then as the juvenile lead in [[Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer|MGM's]] Andy Hardy movie series. During his time as an MGM contract player, he also appeared in classic adaptations such as the ''[[William Shakespeare|A Midsummer Night's Dream]]'' (1935, as Puck) and ''[[Mark Twain|The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn]]'' (1939, as Huck). Later credits include ''[[Breakfast at Tiffany's]]'', ''[[Babe|Babe: Pig in the City]]'' and ''[[Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian|Night at the Museum]]'' (with [[Dick Van Dyke]], [[Bill Cobbs]] and [[Ben Stiller]]),
 
Rooney first gained fame as a child actor, then as the juvenile lead in [[Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer|MGM's]] Andy Hardy movie series. During his time as an MGM contract player, he also appeared in classic adaptations such as the ''[[William Shakespeare|A Midsummer Night's Dream]]'' (1935, as Puck) and ''[[Mark Twain|The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn]]'' (1939, as Huck). Later credits include ''[[Breakfast at Tiffany's]]'', ''[[Babe|Babe: Pig in the City]]'' and ''[[Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian|Night at the Museum]]'' (with [[Dick Van Dyke]], [[Bill Cobbs]] and [[Ben Stiller]]),

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Mickey Rooney faces a Snowth

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Rooney's on-set star chair

Mickey Rooney (born Joseph Yule, Jr. in 1920) is an American film actor and entertainer, appearing on film, television and Broadway, who has won multiple awards, including an Honorary Academy Award, a Golden Globe and an Emmy Award.

Rooney makes a cameo appearance in the movie The Muppets, during the number "Life's a Happy Song," choreographed by his son, Michael Rooney. He also featured in the "Mahna Mahna" end credits sequence, which was also included in the Never-Ending Mahna Mahna Phenomahna.

Rooney first gained fame as a child actor, then as the juvenile lead in MGM's Andy Hardy movie series. During his time as an MGM contract player, he also appeared in classic adaptations such as the A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935, as Puck) and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1939, as Huck). Later credits include Breakfast at Tiffany's, Babe: Pig in the City and Night at the Museum (with Dick Van Dyke, Bill Cobbs and Ben Stiller), Television credits include guest spots on ER, Conan. Murder, She Wrote, Full House, The Golden Girls, The Love Boat and The Twilight Zone.

He lent his voice to multiple Rankin/Bass specials (as Santa Claus), Disney's The Fox and the Hound and The Simpsons.

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