By James Robrt Shaw (The Wind up Geek)
Mickey Rooney, legendary actor, passed away today. To fans, he will always be remembered for lifting the hearts of millions of movigoers during the Second World War. To actors, Mickey Rooney will be the person that they have aspired to be.
For those in the industry and of the media, tonight there is no shortage of accolades being paid to a man who shined brightly in Hollywood.
— Samuel Goldwyn Films (@GoldwynFilms) April 7, 2014
Mickey Rooney. One of the greats. RIP
— Leonard Nimoy (@TheRealNimoy) April 7, 2014
"you always pass failure on your way to success" – mickey rooney #ripmickey
— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) April 7, 2014
One of the greatest performers of all time has passed. RIP Mickey Rooney.
— Nigel Lythgoe (@dizzyfeet) April 7, 2014
RIP Mickey Rooney. A hell of an entertainer but forever to me the crazy dad in Pete's Dragon. #legend
— Josh Gad (@joshgad) April 7, 2014
I would have watched another 93 years of Mickey Rooney. #rip
— Thomas Lennon (@thomaslennon) April 7, 2014
— The Tony Awards (@TheTonyAwards) April 7, 2014
so sad to hear we've lost a legend like Mickey Rooney. Rest In Peace.
— Chloë Grace Moretz (@ChloeGMoretz) April 7, 2014
So it appears, in this mad, mad, mad, mad world, nobody wins in the end. Farewell Mickey Rooney. pic.twitter.com/A67LwjBpME
— Robert Ross (@RobertWRossEsq) April 7, 2014
Awake to learn Mickey Rooney has died. His autobiography Life's Too Short one of the most, er, candid I've read. *blushes for Ava Gardner*
— Danny Baker (@prodnose) April 7, 2014
Our thoughts are with the friends and family of Mickey Rooney, who has died aged 93.
— Olivier Awards (@OlivierAwards) April 7, 2014
We're deeply saddened to learn that Mickey Rooney has passed away aged 93: http://t.co/VIH6NsFY6P
— BAFTA (@BAFTA) April 7, 2014
A legend has passed. Rest in peace, Mickey Rooney.
— Elijah Wood (@woodelijah) April 7, 2014
Another chunk of metal just fell off the old Hollywood sign and landed, silently, at the foot of the mountain. Rest in peace Mickey Rooney.
— RUTH BUZZI (@Ruth_A_Buzzi) April 7, 2014
Mickey Rooney maybe the greatest acting talent ever. Andy Hardy to Black Stallion, singing dancing genius.#rip
— Billy Crystal (@BillyCrystal) April 7, 2014
RIP Mickey Rooney 😢
— Kendrick Sampson (@kendrick38) April 7, 2014
— Eric Petersen (@ericpetersen44) April 7, 2014
Mickey Rooney & me in 2012. He visited the Family Guy offices when we were recording Seth M for his Simpsons ep. RIP pic.twitter.com/8EJeYuRz0D
— Michael Price (@mikepriceinla) April 7, 2014
— Ian James Corlett (@IanJames007) April 7, 2014
Had the honor of shooting w MickeyRooney on NATM3 just last month. A legend, obviously, but something more: grateful, gracious,vital &warm.
— Shawn Levy (@ShawnLevyDirect) April 7, 2014
— Jeff Dunham (@jeffdunham) April 7, 2014
My thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Mickey Rooney. One of the greats!
— William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) April 7, 2014
Mickey Rooney got all the best babes despite being short as hell. #RIP beautiful man
— Lena Dunham (@lenadunham) April 7, 2014
RIP Mickey Rooney. End of an era.
— Jason O'Mara (@jason_omara) April 7, 2014
The legendary Mickey Rooney is dead at 93. Interviewed him many years ago. He was a hoot.
— Richard Roeper (@richardroeper) April 7, 2014
Seems we've just lost Mickey Rooney at age 93. Not only an actor, but a legend. Sad to think of him gone. But… http://t.co/g33OlNgDYL
— Anne Rice (@AnneRiceAuthor) April 7, 2014
We lost a brilliant and talented man today. RIP Mickey Rooney. “You always pass failure on the way to success.” pic.twitter.com/0vhi3tlfaF
— Nico Bellay (@IAMFASHlON) April 7, 2014
Mickey Rooney, Golden Age Box Office Giant, Dies at 93 http://t.co/Ath3wgPusG
— Variety (@Variety) April 7, 2014
RIP Mickey Rooney. A legend.
— Chick Hernandez (@CHICKatCSN) April 7, 2014
Mickey Rooney, you were a gift. RIP. #Legend
— Jenn MacLean-Angus (@JennMacA) April 7, 2014
RIP Mickey Rooney 💜
— Jaimie Alexander (@JaimieAlexander) April 7, 2014
Had the brief pleasure of meeting #MickeyRooney once. He liked that I wasn't much taller than him. Rest well, sir.
— Jason Marsden (@JasonMarsden) April 7, 2014