1920 - 2014 Mickey Rooney Was Hollywood, and Hollywood Was Mickey Rooney

Sometimes we were amazed he was still alive, and sometimes we thought the legendary actor would live forever.

Mickey Rooney, who in many ways was the embodiment of Hollywood, was sometimes too simple: energetic, laughing, sentimental. But the legendary movie star of many talents, who died Sunday at 93, never crossed the border into ridiculousness. His talent was always evident, even in his most insubstantial films.