Kim Schmidt & Gig Young

Gig Young and Kim Schmidt
1978
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Kim Schmidt and Gig Young were married for 5 days before Gig Young died aged 64.

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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.

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Relationship Statistics

StatusDurationLength
Married27th Dec 1977 - 1978 5 days
Total 1978 - 1978


On September 27, 1978, Young married his fifth wife, a 21-year-old German woman named Kim Schmidt. He met Schmidt in 1977 on the set of the Clive Donner TV movie Spectre. On October 19, 1978, three weeks after his marriage to Schmidt, the couple were found dead at home in their Manhattan apartment. Police theorized that Young shot his wife and then turned the gun on himself in a murder-suicide. No motive for the murder-suicide was ever made clear.

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Relationship Timeline

27th December, 1977 - Marriage

1978 - Breakup

1978 - Hookup

Couple Comparison

Name
Kim Schmidt
Gig Young
Kim Schmidt
Gig Young
Age (at start of relationship)
31
64
Occupation
Actress
Actor
Nationality
German
American

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