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Alan Young

Actor / Comedian / Radio Personality / Television Presenter / Film Director | * 11/19/1919 († 96, 05/19/2016) | North Shields, Tyne-and-Wear, England, UK
Alan Young (born Angus Young; November 19, 1919 – May 19, 2016) was a British-Canadian-American actor, voice actor, comedian and radio and television host, whom TV Guide called "the Charlie Chaplin of television". He was best known for his role as gentle Wilbur Post in the television comedy series Mister Ed (1961–1966). He was also the voice of Disney's Scrooge McDuck for over thirty years, first in the Academy Award-nominated short film Mickey's Christmas Carol (1983) and in various other films, TV series and video games until his death. During the 1940s and 1950s, Young starred in his own variety-comedy sketch shows The Alan Young Show on radio and television, the latter gaining him two Emmy Awards in 1951. He also appeared in a number of feature films, starting from 1946, including the 1960 film The Time Machine and from the 1980s gaining a new generation of viewers appearing in numerous Walt Disney Productions films as both an actor and voice actor. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Animation | Drama

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Movies with Alan Young as Actor(26)

as Ernie Bigalow2004 Moondance
as Uncle Scrooge McDuck (voice)2004 Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas
as Flower Store Worker2002 The Time Machine
as Uncle Scrooge McDuck (voice)1999 Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas
as Uncle Dave1994 Beverly Hills Cop III
as The White Knight (voice)1987 Alice Through the Looking Glass
as Hiram Flaversham (voice)1986 The Great Mouse Detective
as Scrooge McDuck (voice)1983 Mickey's Christmas Carol
as Rene / Cockatoo (voice)1983 Beauty and the Beast
as Mr. Monroe / Storekeeper (voice)1982 Bunnicula, the Vampire Rabbit
as Narrator1980 Scruffy
as Dr. Wenger1978 The Cat from Outer Space
as Mr. Carson1976 Baker's Hawk
as David Filby / James Filby1960 The Time Machine
as Woody1958 Tom Thumb
as Charlie Biddle / Mrs. Biddle / Mr. Henry Biddle1955 Gentlemen Marry Brunettes
as himself1952 Stars in the Eye
as Androcles1952 Androcles and the Lion
as Geoffrey Lawson1949 Chicken Every Sunday
as Avery Brubaker1949 Mr. Belvedere Goes to College
as Roy Hornsdale1946 Margie

TV Shows/Series with Alan Young as Actor(48)

Movies with Alan Young as Crew(2)


Full Name: Alan Young
Born: Wednesday, 11/19 1919 (November) in North Shields
Died: Thursday, 05/19 2016 (May) in Woodland Hills (aged: 96)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN)
Other names for Alan Young (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Al Young"
Alan Young frequently works together with these people:
Tom Poston (9x, Actor)
Burny Mattinson (9x, Crew)
Kathleen Freeman (8x, Actress)
Jack Carter (8x, Actor)
Polly Bergen (8x, Actress)
Jackie Cooper (7x, Actor)
Red Buttons (7x, Actor)
Steve Allen (7x, Actor)
Conchata Ferrell (7x, Actress)
Zsa Zsa Gábor (7x, Actress)
Gene Nelson (7x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:310294, Added: 08/13/2018, Last updated: 05/14/2020