Mickey Rooney will certainly be remembered as an iconic Hollywood figure. However, what many don’t know is that by the time this legendary actor passed away at the age of 93, he had an estate valued of about $18,000. Rooney was a victim of elder abuse – physical, emotional and financial. In March 2011, he was brave enough to testify about abuse before a Senate panel.
A financial advisor wrote a fascinating piece about the abuse that Rooney encountered for CNBC. It’s an excellent read. “The ‘Double Life’ of Mickey Rooney”