Robert Young (actor)

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Robert Young
Robert Young 1973 Marcus Welby.JPG
Young in a publicity photo (1973)
Born Robert George Young
(1907-02-22)February 22, 1907
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died July 21, 1998(1998-07-21) (aged 91)
Westlake Village, California, U.S.
Cause of death Respiratory failure
Resting place Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale
Occupation Actor
Years active 1931–1988
Spouse(s) Betty Henderson (1933–1994; her death; (1910–1994) 4 children)

Robert George Young (February 22, 1907 – July 21, 1998) was an American actor. He was best known for his leading roles as Jim Anderson, the father character in Father Knows Best (NBC and then CBS), and the physician Marcus Welby in Marcus Welby, M.D. (ABC).

Young has won three Emmy Awards (1957, 1958, 1970), a Golden Globe Award (1972) and a BAFTA Award (1979).

Young died of respiratory failure at his Westlake Village, California home on July 21, 1998 at the age of 91.[1]

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  1. "'Marcus Welby' actor Robert Young dies". cnn.com. 1998-06-22. Retrieved 2009-05-10. 

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