Quote: "It was like being in a waxworks museum that had come to life. I sat with them having my picture taken thinking 'I'm from Gloucester! What the hell is this all about?'" British actor Simon Pegg was starstruck as he sat alongside famous faces including Mickey Rooney, Kirk Douglas and Martin Scorsese for Paramount Studios' 'class' photo to celebrate the company's 100th birthday.
Fact: Mickey Rooney's son MICHAEL is working as the choreographer for the upcoming MUPPETS movie.
Quote: "The secret to longevity is... keep breathing." Actor Mickey Rooney on how he keeps going at the grand old age of 56.
Fact: Harrison Ford and Mickey Rooney were among the initial cast choices for beloved U.S. sitcom ALL IN THE FAMILY. Rooney passed because he didn't want to play bigoted ARCHIE BUNKER and Ford turned down the role of son-in-law 'MEATHEAD'. The roles eventually went to CARROLL O'CONNOR and When Harry Met Sally director Rob Reiner
Quote: "I can't deal with that stuff. I mean, you have iPods and stripods and phones. Jan has a phone, but I don't want one." Mickey Rooney shuns modern technology, while his actress wife JAN CHAMBERLIN embraces it.
Quote: "I'm feeling great. This is one Rooney who is fully fit." Veteran actor Mickey Rooney, 85, jokes he is in better health than his England soccer namesake WAYNE, who is currently recovering from a foot injury and may not be able to play in the World Cup, which starts on Friday (09JUN06).