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Mickey Rourke Interviewed: Plus Hollywood's Greatest Comebacks
Chris Roberts , January 15th, 2009 01:57

Chris Roberts gets personal with Mickey Rourke and The Quietus remembers more of cinema's greatest comeback stories


Dennis Hopper - Blue Velvet

Having already 'come back' with his role in Apocalypse Now, Hopper went through an alcohol and drug fuelled bender in the early 80's (apparently culminating in a performance piece involving dynamite or something). It wasn't until his turn inBlue Velvet, as the iconic villain to end all villains - Frank Both, that he well and truly returned to the fold - playing more nutcases and villains.