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Academy Award winning actor Mickey Rooney arrives at the world premiere of the 40th anniversary restoration of the film "Cabaret" during the opening night gala of the 2012 TCM Classic Film Festival in Hollywood, California in this April 12, 2012 file photo. Rooney, the pint-sized screen dynamo of the 1930s and 1940s best known for his boy-next-door role in the Andy Hardy movies, died on April 6, 2014 at 93, the TMZ celebrity website reported. REUTERS/Fred Prouser/Files

Mickey Rooney, versatile actor and master showman, dies At 93

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By Bill Trott

April 7 (Reuters) - Actor Mickey Rooney, who became the United States' biggest movie star while a brash teenager in the 1930s and later a versatile character actor in a career that spanned 10 decades, died on Sunday of natural causes, Los Angeles authorities said. He was 93.

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