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Gig Young

Actor / Screenwriter | * 11/04/1913 († 64, 10/19/1978) | St. Cloud, Minnesota (United States of America (USA))
Gig Young (born Byron Elsworth Barr; November 4, 1913 – October 19, 1978) was an American stage, film, and television actor. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performances in Come Fill The Cup (1952) and Teacher's Pet (1959), finally winning that award for They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969). ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Gig Young

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame 3x Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
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Movies with Gig Young as Actor(64)

as Martin Sloan (archive footage)2019 The Twilight Zone: A 60th Anniversary Celebration
as himself1984 Bruce Lee: The Legend
as Self (archive footage) (uncredited)1983 Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage
as Jim Marshall1978 Game of Death
as Dr. Ham Hamilton1977 Spectre
as Mortimer McGrew1976 Sherlock Holmes in New York
as Ray Whitehead1975 The Turning Point of Jim Malloy
as Lawrence Weyburn1975 The Killer Elite
as Edward Douglas1975 The Hindenburg
as Harkey Rollins1974 The Great Ice Rip-Off
as Jones1971 The Neon Ceiling
as Hal Henderson1970 Lovers and Other Strangers
as Eric Nicholson1968 Companions in Nightmare
as Mike Kelton1967 The Shuttered Room
as Richard Bramwell1965 Strange Bedfellows
as Sonny Smith1963 For Love or Money
as Key Weedon1963 A Ticklish Affair
as David Barnes1962 Five Miles to Midnight
as Roger1962 That Touch of Mink
as Willy Grogan1962 Kid Galahad
as Stephen Warren1961 The Spiral Staircase
as Evan Doughton1959 Ask Any Girl
as Larry Ellis1959 The Story on Page One
as Dr. Hugo Pine1958 Teacher's Pet
as Dick Pepper1958 The Tunnel of Love
as Mike Cutler1957 Desk Set
as Chuck Wright1955 The Desperate Hours
as Alex Burke1954 Young at Heart
as Jeff's Editor (voice) (uncredited)1954 Rear Window
as Hob Danvers1953 Arena
as Johnny Kelly1953 City That Never Sleeps
as Cliff Willard1953 Torch Song
as Vance Court1953 The Girl Who Had Everything
as Jason Kent1952 Holiday for Sinners
as Dr. Jeff Chadwick1952 You for Me
as John Tirsen1951 Too Young to Kiss
as Lt. William Holloway1951 Only the Valiant
as Boyd Copeland1951 Come Fill The Cup
as Ike Vaughn aka Murray1951 Slaughter Trail
as Capt. Reiner1951 Target Unknown
as Paul Bennett1950 Hunt the Man Down
as Alexander Darvac1949 Tell It to the Judge
as Pete Thomas1949 Lust for Gold
as Walter Hartright1948 The Woman in White
as Porthos1948 The Three Musketeers
as Samuel 'Sam' Rosen1948 Wake of the Red Witch
as Caryl Dubrok1947 Escape Me Never
as Co-Pilot1943 Air Force
as Rudd Kendall1943 Old Acquaintance
as Peter Varney (as Byron Barr)1942 The Mad Martindales
as Student (uncredited)1942 The Male Animal
as himself1942 The Gay Sisters
as himself1942 Breakdowns of 1942
as Lt. Roberts (uncredited)1941 They Died with Their Boots On
as Jim Allen1941 The Tanks Are Coming
as Marching Soldier (uncredited)1941 Sergeant York
as Abbott - Guinea Pig 2 Experiment 32 (uncredited)1941 Dive Bomber
as First Groom Asking for Dog Licence (uncredited)1941 One Foot in Heaven
as Soldier1941 You're in the Army Now
as Floor Walker (as Byron Barr)1940 Misbehaving Husbands

TV Shows/Series with Gig Young as Actor(16)

as Ray Whitehead1976 Gibbsville
as Self (archive footage)1975 Arena
1970 McCloud
as Self - Guest1968 The Dick Cavett Show
as Tony Fleming1964 The Rogues
as Self - Host1964 The Hollywood Palace
as Hugo Myrich1963 Kraft Suspense Theatre
as Duke Marsden1962 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour
as Martin Sloan1959 The Twilight Zone
as Edgar Holt1954 Climax!
as Jimmy Sampson1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars
as Tony Marino1950 Robert Montgomery Presents
as Self - Panelist1950 What's My Line?
as himself1948 The Ed Sullivan Show
as Philip Adams / Alan Fredericks1948 Studio One

Full Name: Byron Elsworth Gig Young
Born: Tuesday, 11/04 1913 (November) in St. Cloud, Minnesota (United States of America (USA))
Died: Thursday, 10/19 1978 (October) in New York City (aged: 64)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: McKinley Technology High School
Employer: Warner Bros.
Spouses (current/former): Elizabeth Montgomery
Other names for Gig Young (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Byron Elsworth Barr"
"Byron Barr"
"Bryant Fleming"
"Gig"
"Ronald Reed"
"Гиг Янг"
Gig Young frequently works together with these people:
Vaughn Taylor (27x, Actor)
Charlton Heston (23x, Actor)
Skip Homeier (23x, Actor)
John Newland (23x, Crew)
Harry Townes (22x, Actor)
John Forsythe (21x, Actor)
Phyllis Thaxter (21x, Actress)
James Gregory (20x, Actor)
Everett Sloane (19x, Actor)
Eddie Albert (18x, Actor)
James Daly (18x, Actor)
Robert McCord (18x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:10116, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 01/26/2024