Ask AP: Mickey Rooney

Celebrities, Celebrity Q&A, People
on December 16, 2010

In what Christmas TV special was Mickey Rooney the voice of Kris Kringle?   
Sal King, Corpus Christi, Texas   

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the stop-motion animated TV special Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town, which featured the voice of Rooney as Kris Kringle, who grows up to become the man in the red suit. “I’ve done thousands of films, and everybody remembers me for that,” says Rooney, 90. “I’ve played Santa Claus a few times, but that one seems to stick.