Andy Hardy, the All-American Boy. He didn't get cheated.

"Summing up his tumultuous, if colorful, life, Rooney said in his 1991 autobiography Life Is Too Short, 'Had I been brighter, the ladies been gentler, the Scotch weaker, the gods kinder, the dice hotter – it might have all ended up in a one-sentence story.'"

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