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Also Known As: Angus Young Died:
Born: November 19, 1919 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: North Shields, England, GB Profession: actor, comedian, commercial artist, cartoonist

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An amiable comedy player of radio, film and television, Alan Young won an Emmy starring in his own CBS show in the early 1950s, but will forever be remembered as Wilbur Post, the quiet, married fellow whose confidant and best buddy was a talking horse named "Mr. Ed" (1961-65).

An amiable comedy player of radio, film and television, Alan Young won an Emmy starring in his own CBS show in the early 1950s, but will forever be remembered as Wilbur Post, the quiet, married fellow whose confidant and best buddy was a talking horse named "Mr. Ed" (1961-65).

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Time Machine, The (2002) Flower Store Worker
2.
 Hart to Hart: Home Is Where the Hart Is (1994) Charley Loomis
3.
 Beverly Hills Cop III (1994) Uncle Dave Thornton
4.
 Earth Angel (1991) Norman
5.
 DuckTales: The Movie (1990) Voice Of Scrooge Mcduck
6.
 Mickey's Christmas Carol (1988) Voice Of Scrooge Mcduck
7.
 Great Mouse Detective, The (1986) Voice Of Flaversham
8.
9.
 Cat From Outer Space, The (1978) Dr Wenger
10.
 Baker's Hawk (1976) Mr Carson
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Milestones close milestones

1926:
Moved to Canada with family (date approximate)
1933:
Made his debut as comedy monologist
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Worked as commercial artist and cartoonist; performed on Canadian and American radio
1946:
Film acting debut in "Margie"
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Starred in "The Alan Young Show" (CBS)
1952:
Starred with Dinah Shore in the disastrous "Aaron Slick From Punkin Creek"
1954:
Hosted "Saturday Night Revue" (NBC)
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Starred as Wilbur on "Mr. Ed" (Syndication, then CBS)
:
In charge of film and broadcasting department, Christian Science Church
1988:
Returned to series TV in "Coming of Age" (CBS)
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Played short-term role on the ABC daytime drama "General Hospital"
1994:
Returned to feature films co-starring in "Beverly Hills Cop III"
1999:
Starred in an L.A. stage production of "You Can't Take It With You"
2002:
Had lead role in the independent feature "Em & Me"; former "Mr. Ed" co-star Connie Hines also appears in film
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wife:
Virginia Young. Architect.

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