Mickey Rooney: Stars react to death of legendary actor

Mickey Rooney takes the stage to make an award presentation at the 14th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, in Los Angeles on Jan. 27, 2008. AP

Mickey Rooney may have been known for his small physique, but he had a large impact on Hollywood.

The pint-sized entertainer, who died on Sunday in Los Angeles at 93, is being remembered by celebrities on Twitter for his nine-decade long career in show business.

"Girls" star Lena Dunham pointed out that Rooney's small stature didn't stop him for snatching up the babes. He was once married to A-lister Eva Garnder for a year:


Disney's "Frozen" cast member Josh Gad gave a shout-out to Rooney's 1977 turn in "Pete's Dragon":


Alyssa Milano noted Rooney's status as a "Hollywood legend":


Mia Farrow pointed her Twitter followers to a YouTube video from Rooney's days as a child star:


Here's what some other high-profile names had to say about the veteran entertainer:










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