Gig Young

Gig Young
1913 - 1978

Gig Young  American Actor


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 The...

Confirmed Relationships10
Longest Relationship9 yrs
Average Relationship Length2 yrs, 2 mths
Rumored Relationships1
First Name Gig
Last Name Young
Full Name at Birth Byron Elsworth Barr
Age 64 (age at death) years
Birthday 4th November, 1913
Birthplace St. Cloud, Minnesota, USA
Died 19th October, 1978
Place of Death New York City, NY, USA
Cause of Death Suicide
Height 6' 1" (185 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Oscar for Best Supporting Actor 1970 for They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
Year(s) Active 1940-1978
Brand Endorsement (July 1955) Appeared as an interviewer in a highway safety TV commercial with James Dean.
Official Websites,
More about Gig Young
Less about Gig Young

Dating History

Partner Comparison

Gig Young64 ScorpioActor
Kim Schmidt21
Elaine Williams-
Elizabeth Montgomery62 AriesActress
Rossana Rory88 VirgoActress
Eleanor Parker91 CancerActress
Mala Powers75 SagittariusActress
Elaine Stewart82 GeminiActress
Sophia Rosenstein-
Bette Davis81 AriesActress
Sheila Stapler-
Elaine Stritch89 AquariusActress
More Partners
Less Partners



Onscreen Matchups


Game of Death1978 Jim Marshall Movie
Spectre1977 Dr. Ham Hamilton TV Movie
Sherlock Holmes in New York1976 Mortimer McGrew TV Movie
Gibbsville1976 Ray Whitehead TV Show
The Hindenburg1975 Edward Douglas Movie
The Killer Elite1975 Lawrence Weyburn Movie
The Turning Point of Jim Malloy1975 Ray Whitehead TV Movie
Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia1974 Quill Movie
A Black Ribbon for Deborah1974 Ofenbauer Movie
The Great Ice Rip-Off1974 Harkey Rollins TV Movie
A Son-in-Law for Charlie McReady1973 Charlie McReady Movie
The Neon Ceiling1971 Jones TV Movie
Lovers and Other Strangers1970 Hal Henderson Movie
McCloud1970 Jack Haferman TV Show
They Shoot Horses, Don't They?1969 Rocky Movie
Companions in Nightmare1968 Eric Nicholson TV Movie
The Shuttered Room1967 Mike Kelton Movie
Strange Bedfellows1965 Richard Bramwell Movie
Invisible Diplomats1965 Brad (uncredited) Movie
The Rogues1964 Tony Fleming TV Show
A Ticklish Affair1963 Key Weedon Movie
For Love or Money1963 Sonny Smith Movie
Kraft Suspense Theatre1963 Hugo Myrich TV Show
Five Miles to Midnight1962 David Barnes Movie
Kid Galahad1962 Willy Grogan Movie
That Touch of Mink1962 Roger Movie
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1962 Duke Marsden TV Show
The Spiral Staircase1961 Stephen Warren TV Movie
Theatre '621961 TV Show
Ninotchka1960 Leon Dolga TV Movie
Ask Any Girl1959 Evan Doughton Movie
The Story on Page One1959 Larry Ellis Movie
The Philadelphia Story1959 C.K. Dexter Haven TV Movie
The Twilight Zone1959 Martin Sloan TV Show
Teacher's Pet1958 Dr. Hugo Pine Movie
The Tunnel of Love1958 Dick Pepper Movie
Shirley Temple Theatre1958 Miles Hendon TV Show
Desk Set1957 Mike Cutler Movie
Goodyear Theatre1957 Herman Worth TV Show
The Desperate Hours1955 Chuck Wright Movie
Rear Window1954 Jeff's Editor Movie
Young at Heart1954 Alex Burke Movie
Climax!1954 Edgar Holt TV Show
Producers' Showcase1954 Simon Gayforth (segment 'Shadow Play') TV Show
Arena1953 Hob Danvers Movie
City That Never Sleeps1953 Johnny Kelly Movie
The Girl Who Had Everything1953 Vance Court Movie
Torch Song1953 Cliff Willard Movie
The United States Steel Hour1953 Dave Corman TV Show
Holiday for Sinners1952 Dr. Jason Kent Movie
You for Me1952 Dr. Jeff Chadwick Movie
Come Fill the Cup1951 Boyd Copeland Movie
Only the Valiant1951 Lt. William Holloway Movie
Too Young to Kiss1951 John Tirsen Movie
Schlitz Playhouse1951 Jimmy Sampson TV Show
The Red Skelton Hour1951 Peter Pusher TV Show
Slaughter Trail1951 Ike Vaughn Movie
Target Unknown1951 Capt. Reiner Movie
Lux Video Theatre1950 TV Show
Robert Montgomery Presents1950 Tony Marino TV Show
Hunt the Man Down1950 Paul Bennett Movie
Pulitzer Prize Playhouse1950 George Callahan TV Show
The Bigelow Theatre1950 Tim Davis TV Show
Lust for Gold1949 Pete Thomas Movie
Tell It to the Judge1949 Alexander Darvac Movie
The Silver Theatre1949 Tim Davis TV Show
The Three Musketeers1948 Porthos Movie
The Woman in White1948 Walter Hartright Movie
Wake of the Red Witch1948 Samuel 'Sam' Rosen Movie
Studio One in Hollywood1948 Philip Adams, Alan Fredericks TV Show
Escape Me Never1947 Caryl Dubrok Movie
Air Force1943 Co-Pilot Movie
Old Acquaintance1943 Rudd Kendall Movie
Captains of the Clouds1942 Student Pilot (as Byron Barr) Movie
The Gay Sisters1942 Gig Young Movie
The Male Animal1942 Student (uncredited) Movie
The Man Who Came to Dinner1942 Bit Part (uncredited) Movie
The Mad Martindales1942 Peter Varney (as Byron Barr) Movie
Dive Bomber1941 Abbott - Guinea Pig 2 Experiment 32 (uncredited) Movie
Navy Blues1941 Sailor in Storeroom (uncredited) Movie
One Foot in Heaven1941 First Groom Asking for Dog Licence (uncredited) Movie
Sergeant York1941 Marching Soldier (uncredited) Movie
They Died with Their Boots On1941 Lt. Roberts (uncredited) Movie
You're in the Army Now1941 Soldier (uncredited) Movie
Here Comes the Cavalry1941 Trooper Rollins (as Byron Barr) Short Film
The Tanks Are Coming1941 Jim Allen (as Byron Barr) Short Film
Misbehaving Husbands1940 Floor Walker (as Byron Barr) Movie
Show More Filmography
Show Less Filmography

Six Degrees

Connect any celebrity with Gig Young to see how closely they are linked... romantically!

Comments on Gig Young