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Birth Name: Byron Elsworth Barr

Born: 4 November 1913 Died: 19 October 1978

Country of origin: United States

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Kim Schmidt


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AFI's Male Legends Nominations (252 items)
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Gig Young (November 4, 1913 – October 19, 1978) was an American film, stage, and television actor. Known mainly for second leads and supporting roles, Young won an Academy Award for his performance as a slimy dance-marathon emcee in the 1969 film They Shoot Horses, Don't They?.
Tags: Died 1978 (3), Born 1913 (3), Actor (2), Murderer (2), Alcoholic (1), Tv Actor (1), Supporting Actor (1), Died Aged 64 (1), Suicide (1), 1950s (1), 1960s (1), Killer (1), 1970s (1), 1940s (1), American (1)
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1. Rear Window (1954)
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3. Game of Death (1978)
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5. Sergeant York (1941)
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2. Today (1952)
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Movie Stars Who Killed Themselves 1971-2016 (46 person items)

" American Actor November 4 1913 - October 19 1978 He commited suicide at the age of 64 y.o. by shooting is wife the german editor Kim Schmidt 1946-1978 and then turned the gun on himself at their apartment in Manhattan. Notable Films Old Acquaintance (1943) with Bette Davis Escape Me Never (1947) with Errol Flynn The Three Musketeers (1948) Come Fill The Cup (1951) with James Cagney The Desperate Hours (1955) with Humphrey Bogart Teacher's Pet (1958) with Doris Day Kid Galahad (19"


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Oscars 1970 Winners (My Version) (22 movies items)

"Best Supporting Actor! Winner: Gig Young, They Shoot Horses, Don't They? Nominees: Ernest Borgnine - The Wild Bunch Elliott Gould - Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice Jack Nicholson - Easy Rider Robert Ryan - The Wild Bunch"


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Oscars 1970 Winners (My Version) (22 movies items)

"Best Supporting Actor! Winner: Gig Young, They Shoot Horses, Don't They? Nominees: Ernest Borgnine - The Wild Bunch Elliott Gould - Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice Jack Nicholson - Easy Rider Robert Ryan - The Wild Bunch"



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