Gig Young

Gig Young
1913 - 1978

Gig Young  American Actor


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Gig Young was previously married to Kim Schmidt (1978), Elaine Williams (1963 - 1966), Elizabeth Montgomery (1956 - 1963), Sophia Rosenstein and Sheila Stapler.

Gig Young was in relationships with Elaine Stewart (1953 - 1954), Mala Powers (1953), Eleanor Parker (1945 - 1946) and Elaine Stritch.

Gig Young had an encounter with Rossana Rory (1955).


American Actor Gig Young was born Byron Elsworth Barr on 4th November, 1913 in St. Cloud, Minnesota, USA and passed away on 19th Oct 1978 New York City, NY, USA aged 64. He is most remembered for Oscar for Best Supporting Actor 1970 for They Shoot Horses, Don't They?. His zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Gig Young was in an on-screen matchup with Rita Hayworth in The Story on Page One (1959).

Gig Young is a member of the following lists: American film actors, Best Supporting Actor Golden Globe (film) winners and American television actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating4 7 months, 4 days 4 months, 1 day -
Married5 9 years 4 years, 2 months 2 years
Encounter1 1 month, 1 day - -
Total10 9 years 2 years, 2 months 1 month, 1 day


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, 1940–1978
Brand Endorsement (July 1955) Appeared as an interviewer in a highway safety TV commercial with James Dean.
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Gig Young (born Byron Elsworth Barr; November 4, 1913 – October 19, 1978) was an American actor. He was thrice nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performances in Come Fill the Cup (1952), Teacher's Pet (1959), and They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969), winning for the last of these.

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Gig Young64 ScorpioActor
Kim Schmidt31Actress
Elaine Williams-
Elizabeth Montgomery62 AriesActress
Rossana Rory94 VirgoActress
Elaine Stewart82 GeminiActress
Mala Powers75 SagittariusActress
Sophia Rosenstein-
Eleanor Parker91 CancerActress
Sheila Stapler-
Elaine Stritch89 AquariusActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
JenniferFemaleElaine Williams


Game of Death1978Jim MarshallMovie
Spectre1977Dr. Ham HamiltonTV Movie
Sherlock Holmes in New York1976Mortimer McGrewTV Movie
Gibbsville1976Ray WhiteheadTV Show
The Hindenburg1975Edward DouglasMovie
The Killer Elite1975Lawrence WeyburnMovie
The Turning Point of Jim Malloy1975Ray WhiteheadTV Movie
Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia1974QuillMovie
A Black Ribbon for Deborah1974Herman OfenbauerMovie
The Lives of Benjamin Franklin1974French Foreign MinisterTV Show
The Great Ice Rip-Off1974Harkey RollinsTV Movie
The Neon Ceiling1971JonesTV Movie
Lovers and Other Strangers1970HalMovie
McCloud1970Jack HeffermanTV Show
They Shoot Horses, Don't They?1969RockyMovie
Companions in Nightmare1968Eric NicholsonTV Movie
The Shuttered Room1967Mike KeltonMovie
Strange Bedfellows1965Richard BramwellMovie
Invisible Diplomats1965Brad (uncredited)Short Film
The Rogues1964Tony FlemingTV Show
A Ticklish Affair1963Key WeedonMovie
For Love or Money1963Sonny SmithMovie
Kraft Suspense Theatre1963Hugo MyrichTV Show
Le couteau dans la plaie1962David BarnesMovie
Kid Galahad1962Willy GroganMovie
That Touch of Mink1962RogerMovie
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1962Duke MarsdenTV Show
The Spiral Staircase1961Stephen WarrenTV Movie
Theatre '621961TV Show
Ninotchka1960Leon DolgaTV Movie
Ask Any Girl1959Evan DoughtonMovie
The Story on Page One1959Larry EllisMovie
The Philadelphia Story1959C.K. Dexter HavenTV Movie
The Twilight Zone1959Martin SloanTV Show
Teacher's Pet1958Dr. Hugo PineMovie
The Tunnel of Love1958Dick PepperMovie
Shirley Temple's Storybook1958Miles HendonTV Show
Desk Set1957Mike CutlerMovie
Goodyear Theatre1957Herman WorthTV Show
The Desperate Hours1955Chuck WrightMovie
Rear Window1954Jeff's Editor (voice, uncredited)Movie
Young at Heart1954Alex BurkeMovie
Climax!1954Edgar HoltTV Show
Producers' Showcase1954Simon Gayforth (segment 'Shadow Play')TV Show
Arena1953Hob DanversMovie
City That Never Sleeps1953Johnny KellyMovie
The Girl Who Had Everything1953Vance CourtMovie
Torch Song1953Cliff WillardMovie
The United States Steel Hour1953Dave CormanTV Show
Holiday for Sinners1952Dr. Jason KentMovie
You for Me1952Dr. Jeff ChadwickMovie
Come Fill the Cup1951Boyd S. CopelandMovie
Only the Valiant1951Lt. William HollowayMovie
Too Young to Kiss1951John TirsenMovie
Schlitz Playhouse1951Jimmy SampsonTV Show
The Red Skelton Hour1951Paul PusherTV Show
Slaughter Trail1951Ike VaughnMovie
Target Unknown1951Capt. ReinerMovie
Lux Video Theatre1950TV Show
Robert Montgomery Presents1950Tony MarinoTV Show
Hunt the Man Down1950Paul BennettMovie
Pulitzer Prize Playhouse1950George CallahanTV Show
The Bigelow Theatre1950TV Show
Lust for Gold1949Pete ThomasMovie
Tell It to the Judge1949Alexander DarvacMovie
The Silver Theatre1949Tim DavisTV Show
The Three Musketeers1948PorthosMovie
The Woman in White1948Walter HartrightMovie
Wake of the Red Witch1948Samuel 'Sam' RosenMovie
Studio One in Hollywood1948Alan Fredericks, Philip AdamsTV Show
Escape Me Never1947Caryl DubrokMovie
Air Force1943Lieut. Bill Williams - 'Mary Ann' Co-PilotMovie
Old Acquaintance1943Rudd KendallMovie
Captains of the Clouds1942Student Pilot (as Byron Barr)Movie
The Gay Sisters1942Gig YoungMovie
The Male Animal1942Student (uncredited)Movie
The Mad Martindales1942Peter Varney (as Byron Barr)Movie
Dive Bomber1941Abbott - Guinea Pig 2 Experiment 32 (uncredited)Movie
Navy Blues1941Sailor in Storeroom (uncredited)Movie
One Foot in Heaven1941First Groom Asking for Dog Licence (uncredited)Movie
Sergeant York1941Marching Soldier (uncredited)Movie
They Died with Their Boots On1941Lt. Roberts (uncredited)Movie
You're in the Army Now1941Soldier (uncredited)Movie
Here Comes the Cavalry1941Trooper Rollins (as Byron Barr)Short Film
The Tanks Are Coming1941Jim Allen (as Byron Barr)Short Film
Misbehaving Husbands1940Floor Walker (as Byron Barr)Movie
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