Gig Young

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Birthday
4, 1913
Birthplace
St. Cloud, MN
Death Date
Oct 19, 1978 (64)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
4, 1913
Birthplace
St. Cloud, MN
Death Date
Oct 19, 1978 (64)

About

Highly decorated actor who was both nominated and claimed the winner of an Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, and Emmy Award. He won the Oscar and Golden Globe for his performance in They Shoot Horses, Don't They?

Before Fame

In a career spanning close to 40 years, he first appeared on screen in 1940 in Misbehaving Husbands. The following year he appeared in approximately ten films in uncredited roles.

Trivia

His lone Emmy nomination was for the series The Neon Ceiling. His Academy Award nominations without a win were for Come Fill the Cup and Teacher's Pet.

Family Life

He married five times with his first and third wives tying for the longest marriages of seven years approximately.

Associated With

His final film came in 1978 in the Bruce Lee-directed, produced, and starring film Game of Death.