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By Michelle Lanz
Besides being Mexican Independence Day, September 16 also marks the day Philip Andre Rourke, Jr. (aka actor Mickey Rourke) was born some 58 years ago. He has been through a lot, from failed marriages, various arrests, a brief boxing career and finally a big-screen comeback with a face only a mother (or a Russian model) could love. Click through to take a look back at some of Mickey Rourke's finest moments.
Notable Events: Mr. Rourke was a pretty good-lookin' guy back in his early days, with that natural bad-boy charm that got him noticed in his breakout role in "Body Heat."