Obituary of Gig Young

Gig Young

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

A funeral service is scheduled for next week in St. Cloud, with a reception to follow at the local funeral home. His son will officiate the graveside ceremony and burial. All are welcome to attend the and celebrate Gig's life.

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Gig Young Biography Wiki:

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

    • Nationality: American
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Kim Schmidt (27 September 1978-19 October 1978) her death
      • Elaine Young (18 September 1963 - 23 November 1966 divorced)
      • Elizabeth Montgomery (28 December 1956 - January 1963 divorced)
      • Sheila Stapler (2 August 1940 - 1947 divorced)
    • Father:
    • Mother:
    • Siblings:
    • Children:
      • Jennifer (b.April 1964)

Death Notice:

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

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Is he dead or alive? According to our unconfirmed records, Mr. Young has passed away.

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