The actor passed away Sunday with his family at his side at his North Hollywood home.
Rooney broke into the film industry before age ten, and has more than 200 film credits to his name.
Rooney returned to the screen after a stint in the Navy during World War Two.
Even with solid supporting roles in hits like "The Bold and The Brave" Rooney was beset by years of financial troubles career and personal turmoil.
He won two honorary Oscars.
He also won an Emmy, and was nominated for a Tony Award.
Rooney fathered 7 sons and 4 daughters...
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