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Saturday, August 9, 2014

The Resurrection Of Mickey Rourke! The 62-Year-Old Oozes Sex Appeal With His Face Finally Looking Great After Series Of Botched Surgeries



He was once one of Hollywood's handsomest young stars.

But Mickey Rourke lost his good looks after years of boozing and boxing that smashed up his face and required reconstructive surgery, which he has admitted didn't turn out so well.

But the star, who turns 62 next month, looked back to his hunky best on a trip to his tailor in Beverly Hills on Thursday.

The formerly stretched white skin of his now craggy face looked tanned and toned and he added definition to his chin with a small goatee, while a moustache shaped his top lip.

Mickey rocked silver hair extensions, a peach V-neck, khakis and cowboy boots for his errand.

And he had fun with tailor Gary Gagossian, brandishing a baseball bat while sitting in a brocade chair before checking out the second-generation suit maker's material.

The actor's appearance was a far cry from the mess he got himself into in the early nineties when he took up boxing professionally, winning six out of six matches.

But the bouts took a terrible toll on his face and body.

In 2009 he talked about his reconstructive surgery, telling the MailOnline: 'Most of it was to mend the mess of my face because of the boxing, but I went to the wrong guy to put my face back together.

'I had my nose broken twice. I had five operations on my nose and one on a smashed cheekbone.'

Mickey's Hollywood career reached its peak in 1986 when he won the leading male role in the erotic drama 9 1/2 Weeks opposite Kim Basinger.

But the lead roles faded away as he dipped in and out of the movie business and boxing until he got a second shot at a meaty part with Sin City in 2005, a role he has reprised for the sequel with Jessica Alba due out this summer.

He was subsequently Oscar nominated for best actor for his role in The Wrestler.

Mickey's youthful new appearance may also be due to the fact that he has been dating Russian model Anastassija Makarenko, 27, since 2009.

Meanwhile, on Thursday evening, the Golden Globe winner looked sharp in his pin-stripe waistcoat and trousers for an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! in Hollywood.

The late-night host asked the Iron Man 2 actor why he hasn't starred in a comedy since Barry Levinson's 1982 film Diner.

The Baltimore-set dramedy received rave reviews, earned $14 million, and featured Kevin Bacon, Steve Guttenberg, Paul Reiser and Ellen Barkin.

'You probably liked it better than I did. It wasn't my thing. I didn't get the humor,' Mickey told Jimmy.

'Well, the guys where I came from we had a different sense of humor about what was funny. We would tie guys up, set 'em on fire, and p*** on 'em. We thought that was funny.'

Rourke said he hangs out with cage fighters and other tough guys so he doesn't 'have to fight when we go out drinking.'

'[Rude fans] come up and then nudge you at the bar and if you give someone a left hook it's....a half a million,' the star said.

The Independent Spirit Award winner has been in North Carolina shooting the title role for Ashby, a 2015 drama about a retired CIA assassin who only has a few months left to live, alongside Emma Roberts and Sarah Silverman.