Mickey Rooney, 87, talks with Medal of Honor recipient Captain Thomas J. Hudner, USN while his wife Jan and others looks on during the National Memorial Day Celebration in Washington D.C. Monday May 26, 2008.
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Mickey Rooney accepts an award at the AFI Film Festival in Dallas on Thursday March 27, 2008. Rooney was honored with the AFI Dallas Star award for his contributions to film and the movie "Boys Town."
Hollywood star Mickey Rooney and wife Jan Rooney arrive at the AFI Film Festival in Dallas on Thursday March 27, 2008. Rooney was honored with the AFI Dallas Star award for his contributions to film and the movie "Boys Town."
Actor Mickey Rooney, left, kisses the hand of Queen Elizabeth II during a garden party celebrating her state visit to the U.S. at the British Embassy in Washington, Monday, May 7, 2007.
In 2005, Mickey Rooney appeared in a cold remedy commercial for Airborne that included a brief shot of the 84-year-old actor's nude behind. The shot was rejected by the Fox network for use durinh the Super Bowl. The commercial was set in a sauna and depicted Rooney panicking when someone coughs. His towel drops as he rushes out, revealing hisrear for a couple seconds.
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Actor Mickey Rooney, center, clowns around with "Sugar Babies" cast members Ann Miller, left, and Debbie Reynolds backstage at New York's Mark Hellinger Theatre, Wednesday night, Sept. 5, 1980.
Ann Miller and Mickey Rooney are surrounded by Sugar Babies from the Broadway musical comedy revue of the same name as they film a "I Love New York" commercial Oct. 31, 1980, in New York.
Mickey Rooney and his wife, Jan, arrive at the memorial service for Bob Hope at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in the North Hollywood area of Los Angeles Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2003. Hope died July 27, 2003.
Mickey Rooney, center, sings along with Tom and Dick Smothers during a 1967 appearance on CBS' "Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour."