The Official Website for Actor Michael Rooker
The Official Website for Actor Michael Rooker

Rooker would rather be a rescuer than in distress

From Kate Benz at

Don’t ever expect actor Michael Rooker to embrace the whole “damsel in distress” mentality when it comes to the world ending. Preferring the role of rescuer over rescued, the persona behind his tough-as-nails exterior is just as you’d expect.

Having already appeared in popular films and television shows including “Tombstone,” and “The Walking Dead,” his latest parlay into the world of heroism comes via Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy.” He plays Yondu, the leader of a group of mercenaries.

Joining a cast that includes Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Vin Diesel and Bradley Cooper, Rooker sees the film reinforcing the notion of not going along with the crowd. Standing your ground might not be the popular option, but at the end, going against the grain for positive change rarely proves to lead you down the wrong path…

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