Young in 1944
19 November 1919
North Shields, Northumberland, England, UK
|Died||19 May 2016
Woodland Hills, Los Angeles
|Residence||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Occupation||Actor, voice actor, comedian, radio host, television host, personality|
|Agent||TGMD Talent Agency|
|Known for||Wilbur Post in Mister Ed
Voice of Scrooge McDuck
|Spouse(s)||Mary Anne Grimes
(m. 1941–1947; divorced)
(m. 1948–1995; divorced)
(m. 1996–1997; divorced)
|Awards||Primetime Emmy Award for Best Actor|
Alan Young (born Angus Young; November 19, 1919 – May 19, 2016) was an English-Canadian-Scottish-American movie, stage, television, voice, and radio actor. He is best known for his role as Wilbur Post in Mister Ed, and as the voice of Scrooge McDuck in many Disney television shows or animated movies. He won an Emmy Award in 1950.
Young was born on November 19, 1919 in North Shields, Northumberland, England. He was raised in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was married to Mary Anne Grimes from 1941 until they divorced in 1947. Then he was married to Virginia McCurdy from 1948 until they divorced in 1995. With Grimes he had two children and with McCurdy he had two. He was then married to his third wife Mary Chipman from 1996 to 1997.
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- Adams, Cindy (October 15, 2008). "Old Horse Tale Full of Sadness". New York Post. http://pagesix.com/2008/10/15/old-horse-tale-full-of-sadness/. Retrieved January 10, 2014.
- Carmel Dagan (May 20, 2016). "Alan Young, ‘Mister Ed’ Star, Dies at 96". Variety (magazine). http://variety.com/2016/tv/news/alan-young-dead-dies-mister-ed-1201779957/. Retrieved 2016-05-20.