|Birthname||Rourke, Philip Andre Jr.|
|born on||16 September 1952 at 23:17 (= 11:17 PM )|
|Place||Schenectady, New York, 42n49, 73w56|
|Timezone||EDT h4w (is daylight saving time)|
|Astrology data||24°10' 00°18 Asc. 25°20'|
American actor, screenwriter, and retired boxer, who has appeared primarily as a leading man in action, drama, and thriller films.
During the 1980s Rourke starred in Diner,Rumble Fish, and the erotic drama 9½ Weeks, and received critical praise for his work in Barfly and Angel Heart. In 1991 Rourke, who had trained as a boxer in his early years, left acting and became a professional boxer for a time. He had supporting roles in several later films, including The Rainmaker, Buffalo '66, The Pledge, Get Carter, Spun, Once Upon a Time in Mexico and Man on Fire.
In 2005 Rourke made his comeback in mainstream Hollywood circles with a lead r ole in Sin City, for which he won awards from theChicago Film Critics Association, the Irish Film and Television Awards, and the Online Film Critics Society. In the 2008 film The Wrestler, Rourke portrayed a past-his-prime wrestler, and received a 2009 Golden Globe award, a BAFT Aaward, and a nomination for an Academy Award. In 2010 he appeared in Iron Man 2 andThe Expendables.
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- Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
- Vocation : Sports : Boxing