“Actor/Father of Mickey Rooney”
Joe Yule was born on 30th April
1894 and in his early days lived at
47 Polmadie Street, Govanhill. As a
child he emigrated with his parents
to the United States (circa 1900).
He was a burlesque and vaudeville
performer prior to joining MGM
studios in the late 30`s playing the
parts of character roles and often
being loaned out to other studios.
Joe later married Nellie Carter also
a vaudeville actor from Kansas City.
During a production of "A Gaiety Girl"
their son Joseph was born, later to
be known as Mickey Rooney.