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EYE OPENERS: VIDEO ESSAY: Mickey Rourke: Highs & Lows

Press Play By Press Play Staff | Press Play September 16, 2012 at 3:46PM

The video essay above, by Jason Bellamy, is a tribute to Mickey Rourke, in honor of his 60th birthday, which is today.
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The video essay above, by Jason Bellamy, is a tribute to Mickey Rourke, in honor of his 60th birthday, which is today. Originally posted at Bellamy's blog, The Cooler, It takes us through Rourke's best performances and his moments of distended excess, from Rumble Fish to 9 1/2 Weeks to Angel Heart to Sin City to The Wrestler.  And, as such, it's a moving tribute to the changing career—and changing body—of a remarkably complicated screen actor.

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