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By Michelle Lanz
Besides being Mexican Independence Day, September 16 also marks the day actor Mickey Rourke was born some 58 years ago. He has been through, 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 gains major attention in the role of an arsonist in "Body Heat." Young Mickey is considered a new, sexy talent.