Tim Rooney

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Tim Rooney
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Back, L-R: Ahna Capri, Andrew Duggan, Peggy McCay, Tim Rooney. Front: Ronnie Dapo, Carol Nicholson and "Tramp", from the TV series Room for One More (1962)
Born
Timothy Hayes Yule

January 4, 1947
DiedSeptember 23, 2006(2006-09-23) (aged 59)
OccupationActor
Years active1955–1983
Parent(s) Mickey Rooney
B. J. Baker
Relatives Mickey Rooney Jr. (brother)
Michael Rooney (half-brother)

Timothy "Tim" Hayes Yule Rooney (January 4, 1947 – September 23, 2006), was an American actor. Rooney was the second son of actor and comedian Mickey Rooney. Later in his life, Rooney developed a rare muscle disease known as dermatomyositis. [1]

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Early life

Tim Rooney was born on January 4, 1947, in Birmingham, Alabama. His mother was a former Miss Alabama and singer, Betty Jane Rase, who performed as B. J. Baker. [1]

Career

Rooney's notable appearances included the films Village of the Giants and Riot on Sunset Strip , and also the TV series The Donald O'Connor Show , Maverick , Dr. Kildare , Gidget , Bewitched , Dragnet and the cartoon show Mister T , in voiceovers. [1]

In 1962 he co-starred as one of the children in the ABC comedy Room for One More . In 1964–1965, Tim co-starred with his father in Mickey .

Death

Tim Rooney died on September 23, 2006, at the age of 59, from pneumonia, complicated from the dermatomyositis.

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Mickey Rooney's Son Timothy Dies at 59". Fox News. Los Angeles. Associated Press. September 27, 2006. Retrieved May 9, 2019.