Obituary of Gig Young

Gig Young

Gig Young (born November 4th, 1913 in St. Cloud, Minnesota) was a Film Actor who was best known for his role in the movie "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?". Gig died on October 19th, 1978 and his death was possibly because of an apparent murder suicide. He was 64 years old.

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Gig Young Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Young, Gig
    • Common Name: Gig Young
    • Birth Name: Byron Elsworth Barr
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him/his
    • Birthplace: St. Cloud, Minnesota, U.S.
    • Birth Date: November 04, 1913
    • Age: 64 (at death)
    • Category/Genre: Film Actor

    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Insider Secrets @
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Kim Schmidt (27 September 1978-19 October 1978) her death
      • Elaine Young (married 18 September 1963-23 November 1966 divorced)
      • Elizabeth Montgomery (married 28 December 1956-divorced January 1963)
      • Sheila Stapler (2 August 1940-1947 divorced)
    • Father:
    • Mother:
    • Daughters:
      • Jennifer (born April 1964)

Death Notice:

  • Date: October 19, 1978
  • Place: New York City, New York, U.S.
  • Cause of Death: Suicide (by gunshot)
  • Interment: Buried in the Green Hill Cemetery in Waynesville, North Carolina

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Film Actor American Born on November 4th Born in 1913 Born in MinnesotaDied in 1978Died from Suicide

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