Mickey Rourke’s Siblings: All about Joey Rourke and Patty Rourke

Mickey Rourke’s Siblings: All about Joey Rourke and Patty Rourke

Mickey Rourke’s siblings are two. They are Joey Rourke and Patricia “Patty” Rourke.

Who is Joey Rourke?

Joey Rourke was Mickey’s elder brother. He was born on the 25th June, 1954 and unfortunately died of lung cancer on the 16th of October, 2004 at the age of 30.

He was a professional boxer like his brother. He was acknowledged for helping Mickey to overcome his drug addiction and to get back on his feet in the middle of the 1990s. 

Not much is known of him as he did not seek out the limelight and lived a quiet life.

Who is Patty Rourke? 

Born as Patricia “Patty” Rourke, she is not a well-known figure compared to her brother, Mickey. She has starred in few films such as Rumble Fish(1983) and Barfly(1987).  

Patricia was a victim of a burglary in 2014. Her Miami Beach home in Florida was broken into and since she was not fast enough, he got away with many items.

Not much is known of her as she did not seek out the limelight and lived a quiet life.

CHECK OUT: Mickey Rourke’s Bio, Age, Wiki, Wife, Children, Parents, Siblings, Networth.

Who is Mickey Rourke?

Born as Philip Andre Rourke Junior, Mickey Rourke is a well known American actor and former professional boxer. He is often playing the lead role in drama, action and thriller films.

He had his debut film in the late 1970’s with the film, “Body Heat(1981) and Diner(1982)”. He then began gaining fame for his roles in “Rumble Fish(1983), 1 ½ Weeks(1986) and Angel Heart (1987)”. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in the 2008 film, “The Wrestler”.

Films he has been featured on includes, “Barfly(1987), Johnny Handsome(1989), Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man (1991), Once Upon a Time in Mexico(2003), Sin City (2005), Iron Man 2(2010), Immortals(2011), Sin City: A Dame to Kill For(2014)”, among many others.

Aside from acting, Mickey Rourke was a professional boxer. He retired after eight fights with a record of 6-2. 

Mickey was born in Schenectady, New York on the 16th of September, 1952 under the zodiac sign, Virgo. As of 2023, he is 71 years old.

Mickey Rourke’s face has changed over the years due to a combination of boxing injuries and botched plastic surgery. Rourke started boxing professionally in the early 1990s and he suffered several facial injuries in the ring. He also had many plastic surgery procedures to repair the damages but the results were not always successful.

The “Rumble Fish(1983)” actor has a net worth of approximately $15 million. He accumulated this sum of money from his career as an actor and a boxer.

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