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Potential best actor loses best friend

In Animal News on February 18, 2009 at 6:33 pm

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If Mickey Rourke wins an Oscar this Sunday, his victory will be a bittersweet one, coming in the wake of a particularly poignant passing. Rourke’s Chihuahua, Loki, died on Tuesday. The 52-year-old actor, nominated for his leading man performance in The Wrestler, won the Golden Globe for best actor earlier in the year. In his acceptance speech, he thanked his dogs, calling them “the ones who are here and the ones who aren’t here anymore.”

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