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2014-05-19 23:08:26

Through acceptance and devotion, author Michael D.

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2009-02-23 17:44:51

Hollywood actor Mickey Rourke, who is mourning the loss of his 18-year-old dog Loki, plans to get a new pup and name it Oscar, a source said. Rourke, who has credited his dogs with seeing him through dark days when he was lonely and unemployed, was nominated for an Oscar for his work in The Wrestler, but lost Sunday night to Sean Penn, the star of Milk. Walking down the red carpet Sunday, Rourke sported a pendant with Loki's picture on it.

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2009-02-18 08:49:08

Mickey Rourke's publicist has confirmed the Hollywood actor's beloved 18-year-old Chihauhau, Loki, died this week. Rourke, who has been enjoying a career comeback and Oscar nomination thanks to his lead role in The Wrestler, famously thanked his dogs for standing by him in darker days in his Golden Globe acceptance speech last month. I'd like to thank all my dogs, the ones who are here and the ones who aren't here anymore, Rourke said.

2009-02-14 15:44:23

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2009-02-12 10:48:21

Mickey Rourke, the Oscar-nominated star of The Wrestler, has taped a two-part interview for the program Inside Mixed Martial Arts, HDTV said. The first part of the chat with Rourke, a real-life former boxer, is to air Friday and the second Feb.

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2009-02-09 20:23:14

The F-bombs in Hollywood actor Mickey Rourke's BAFTA acceptance speech were bleeped out when the U.K.

2009-02-07 12:57:28

U.S. actor Mickey Rourke will follow up his highly lauded performance in The Wrestler by playing a hit man in the movie St.

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2009-01-29 21:12:39

Mickey Rourke and Evan Rachel Wood -- who play father and daughter in the U.S.

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2009-01-29 15:45:37

Hollywood actor Mickey Rourke has decided not to make a planned appearance at Wrestlemania in Houston, his publicist said. The 56-year-old actor, who won a Golden Globe and an Oscar nomination for his work in the movie The Wrestler, told reporters he was going to take part in Wrestlemania in April.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.