The Tragic Life and Death of Gig Young (1913-1978)  He was his own worst enemy. He hoped that by winning an Oscar, he'd get better parts. It didn't happen. Committed murder-suicide with his fifth wife, of 3 weeks. He was 64. Elizabeth Montgomery was his 3rd wife. She divorced him due to his being an alcoholic. He had a daughter with his fourth wife.

The Tragic Life and Death of Gig Young (1913-1978) He was his own worst enemy. He hoped that by winning an Oscar, he'd get better parts. It didn't happen. Committed murder-suicide with his fifth wife, of 3 weeks. He was 64. Elizabeth Montgomery was his 3rd wife. She divorced him due to his being an alcoholic. He had a daughter with his fourth wife.

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photo candid Elizabeth Taylor Debbie Reynolds and cute dog Gig Young 1454-09

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Elvis Presley & Gig Young in "Kid Galahad" | Gig Young was an American film, stage, and television actor. Known mainly for second leads and supporting roles, Young won an Academy Award for his performance as a slimy dance-marathon emcee in the 1969 film They Shoot Horses, Don't They? An alcoholic, Young was implicated in the murder-suicide that resulted in the deaths of his wife and himself in 1978.

Elvis Presley & Gig Young in "Kid Galahad" | Gig Young was an American film, stage, and television actor. Known mainly for second leads and supporting roles, Young won an Academy Award for his performance as a slimy dance-marathon emcee in the 1969 film They Shoot Horses, Don't They? An alcoholic, Young was implicated in the murder-suicide that resulted in the deaths of his wife and himself in 1978.

Remembering actor GIG YOUNG (1913 – 1978), who was born on November 4th. He won an Academy Award for his performance as a slimy dance-marathon emcee in the 1969 film They Shoot Horses, Don't They?. His dramatic work as an alcoholic in the 1951 film Come Fill the Cup with James Cagney and his comedic role as a tipsy but ultimately charming intellectual in Teacher's Pet starring Clark Gable and Doris Day earned him nominations for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Remembering actor GIG YOUNG (1913 – 1978), who was born on November 4th. He won an Academy Award for his performance as a slimy dance-marathon emcee in the 1969 film They Shoot Horses, Don't They?. His dramatic work as an alcoholic in the 1951 film Come Fill the Cup with James Cagney and his comedic role as a tipsy but ultimately charming intellectual in Teacher's Pet starring Clark Gable and Doris Day earned him nominations for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Elvis with actor, Gig Young in "Kid Galahad | Gig Young was an American film, stage, and television actor. Known mainly for second leads and supporting roles, Young won an Academy Award for his performance as a slimy dance-marathon emcee in the 1969 film They Shoot Horses, Don't They? An alcoholic, Young was implicated in the murder-suicide that resulted in the deaths of his wife and himself in 1978.

Elvis with actor, Gig Young in "Kid Galahad | Gig Young was an American film, stage, and television actor. Known mainly for second leads and supporting roles, Young won an Academy Award for his performance as a slimy dance-marathon emcee in the 1969 film They Shoot Horses, Don't They? An alcoholic, Young was implicated in the murder-suicide that resulted in the deaths of his wife and himself in 1978.

Gig Young, (11/4/13-10/19/78) played supporting actor roles over a 38yr. span career. Upon receiving Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in "They Shoot Horses, Don't They" in 1969. His dream died of ever becoming a leading man. He sunk into alcoholism and 3 weeks after marrying 5th wife at age 64, Kim Schmidt, 34, the couple were found dead in there Manhatten Apt., he committed a Murder- Suicide. No clear motive was ever known.

Gig Young, (11/4/13-10/19/78) played supporting actor roles over a 38yr. span career. Upon receiving Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in "They Shoot Horses, Don't They" in 1969. His dream died of ever becoming a leading man. He sunk into alcoholism and 3 weeks after marrying 5th wife at age 64, Kim Schmidt, 34, the couple were found dead in there Manhatten Apt., he committed a Murder- Suicide. No clear motive was ever known.

Elvis Presley, Lola Albright & Gig Young in "Kid Galahad"

Elvis Presley, Lola Albright & Gig Young in "Kid Galahad"

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