Oscar-nominee Mickey Rourke opens up about his relationship with his stepfather in a book called 'One Can Make a Difference: How Simple Actions Can Change the World,' from PETA president Ingrid E. Newkirk and FOXNews.com has exclusive excerpts.

My stepfather used to crack my head just because he felt like it. He was big, very big, and mean. And he was physically abusive to my mother," Rourke wrote.