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.

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

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

Gig Young (November 4, 1913 – October 19, 1978) 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?.

Gig Young (November 4, 1913 – October 19, 1978) 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?.

Doris and Gig Young celebrate Ethel Barrymore’s 75th Birthday on the set of “Young At Heart”.

Doris and Gig Young celebrate Ethel Barrymore’s 75th Birthday on the set of “Young At Heart”.

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