Young in 1944
19 November 1919
|Died||19 May 2016 (aged 96)|
|Occupation||Actor, voice actor, comedian, radio host, television host|
|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 November 19, 1919 – May 19, 2016) was an British-American 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 and 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.
References[change | change source]
- Thomas, Bob (June 10, 1959). "Comic Alan Young Critical of TV". The Milwaukee Sentinel.
- Adams, Cindy (October 15, 2008). "Old Horse Tale Full of Sadness". New York Post. Retrieved January 10, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- Carmel Dagan (May 20, 2016). "Alan Young, 'Mister Ed' Star, Dies at 96". Variety (magazine). Retrieved 2016-05-20. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Alan Young at Wikimedia Commons