Born in 1920, Mickey Rooney is a veteran of stage, film, and television. In 1939 he was nominated as best actor for his role in Babes in Arms, his first major musical with Judy Garland.
After serving in World War II, he added to his list of credits roles in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, The Black Stallion, and more than three hundred other films. Most recently he appeared in Night at the Museum. He has also received Emmys for his television work, and a Tony nomination for Sugar Babies on Broadway. He received the Academy Honorary Award, the motion picture industry’s highest acknowledgement of film legends, in 1983.
L.A. FILM FESTIVAL
The Hammer Museum welcomes the L.A. Film Festival back to Westwood, hosting a series of free festival programs as well as serving as a venue for a number of ticketed screenings.
ALL HAMMER PUBLIC PROGRAMS ARE FREE
Public programs are made possible, in part, by major gifts from the Annenberg Foundation and Mimi and Werner Wolfen. Additional support is provided by Laura Donnelley, Bronya and Andrew Galef, Erika Glazer, and an anonymous donor.