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Gig Young

Gig Young


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Also Known As: Died: October 19, 1978
Born: November 4, 1913 Cause of Death: suspected suicide after allegedly shooting wife to death
Birth Place: St Cloud, Minnesota, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Game of Death, The (1978) as Jim Marshall
Spectre (1977) as Dr Hamilton
This demonology tale, sumptuously produced, has a world-famed American criminologist and his usually tipsy doctor friend summoned to England to investigate a suspicious wealthy financier and learn that supernatural forces are at work in his Playboy-style estate.
Sherlock Holmes in New York (1976) as Mortimer Mcgraw
There is an affectionate bow to the master sleuth in this lavishly produced original that has Holmes rushing to New York City after discovering that his old nemesis, Moriarty, not only has kidnapped the son of his (Holmes') long-time love, actress Irene Adler, but also has hatched a scheme to steal
Killer Elite, The (1975) as Lawrence Weyburn
Two professional killers employed by the C.I.A. become dangerous enemies when one of them betrays the other.
The Hindenburg (1975) as Edward Douglas
Sabotage causes the airship Hindenburg to crash on arrival at New York in this disaster film.
Turning Point of Jim Malloy, The (1975) as Ray Whitehead
Life in John O'Hara's small Pennsylvania town of Gibbsville with the son of the town doctor returning home after being kicked out of Yale and finding a new career on the town's newspaper. Originally it was called "John O'Hara's Gibbsville," which became the title for the short-lived (late 1976) seri
Great Ice Rip-Off, The (1974) as Harkey Rollins
A heist comedy pitting a dogged retired cop against a dapper gangster and his cohorts who, with four million dollars in diamonds in their possession, use a cross-country bus to make their getaway.
Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974) as Quill
Southwestern lawbreakers vie for the bounty on a rapist''s head.
Neon Ceiling, The (1971) as Jones
A runaway wife, fleeing middle-class boredom with her teenage daughter, lands in a truck-stop diner in the California desert run by a gruff, beer-drinking recluse living in a fantasy world that is a creative work of art. Lee Grant won an Emmy for her performance; Gig Young was nominated for his.
Lovers and Other Strangers (1970) as Hal Henderson
A young couple''''s wedding plans lead to comic complications for all involved.
They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969) as Rocky
Desperate characters stake their fortune on a Depression-era dance marathon.
The Shuttered Room (1968) as Mike Kelton
A man takes his young wife to her family home just as a series of strange murders start.
Strange Bedfellows (1965) as Richard Bramwell
In London, stuffy statesman Carter Harrison meets Toni, a Bohemian artist with a hot Italian temper. The two impulsively marry and then find that they disagree on everything. Shortly afterward they separate. We then meet them five years later on the eve before their divorce becomes final. After seeing each other again, sparks are reignited and they spend the night together. Reality sets in when morning comes and they begin arguing again. Once again, divorce proceedings are on, until Carter that an important promotion hinges on whether he's married. He schemes to win back Toni and eventually succeeds. But can he keep her from destroying his career by posing as Lady Godiva in a protest movement?
For Love or Money (1963) as Sonny Smith
A millionairess forces her lawyer to find suitable husbands for her three daughters who stand to inherit a fortune.
Five Miles to Midnight (1963) as David Barnes
A woman tries to free herself from her husband by helping him fake his own death.
A Ticklish Affair (1963) as Comdr. Key Weedon
A naval commander gets mixed up with a widow and her three children.
That Touch of Mink (1962) as Roger
Attraction develops between a suave businessman and a young woman determined to protect her innocence.
Kid Galahad (1962) as Willy Grogan
A ruthless fight promoter tries to turn a singing mechanic into a champion.
The Story on Page One (1959) as Larry Ellis
When Jo Morris' marriage turned sour and heartless, she found sympathy and companionship with widower Larry Ellis. After Jo's husband is accidentally killed in a struggle over a gun with Larry, the adulterous couple find themselves on trial for their lives, with their lawyers fighting the pair's reluctance to turn against each other.
Ask Any Girl (1959) as Evan Doughton
A businessman uses scientific research to turn his secretary into the perfect match for his playboy brother.
The Tunnel of Love (1958) as Dick Pepper
A married couple endures endless red tape when they try to adopt a child.
Teacher's Pet (1958) as Dr. Hugo Pine
A tough city editor assumes a fake identity to study journalism with a lady professor who''''s criticized his work.
Desk Set (1957) as Mike Cutler
A computer expert tries to prove his electronic brain can replace a television network''s research staff.
The Desperate Hours (1955) as Chuck
Escaped convicts terrorize a suburban family they're holding hostage.
Young at Heart (1954) as Alex Burke
A cynical songwriter upsets the lives of three musical sisters.
Arena (1953) as Hob Danvers
A rodeo star fights to mend his broken marriage.
City That Never Sleeps (1953) as Johnny Kelly
Chicago cop Johnny Kelly, dissatisfied with his job and marriage, would like to run away with his stripper girlfriend Angel Face, but keeps getting cold feet. During one crowded night, Angel Face decides she's had enough vacillation, and crooked lawyer Biddel has an illegal mission for Johnny that could put him in a financial position to act. But other, conflicting schemes are also in progress...
Torch Song (1953) as Cliff Willard
A tempestuous musical theatre star falls for a blind pianist.
The Girl Who Had Everything (1953) as Vance Court
A criminal lawyer's daughter falls for one of his clients.
Holiday for Sinners (1952) as Jason Kent
Three old friends reunite during Mardi Gras and try to forget their problems.
You For Me (1952) as Dr. Jeff Chadwick
A good-hearted nurse gets mixed up with a millionaire who could help her hospital.
Too Young to Kiss (1951) as John Tirsen
A grown woman poses as a child prodigy to advance her career as a concert pianist.
Slaughter Trail (1951) as Vaughn
An Indian hating bandit''''s reign of terror could lead to a range war.
Target Unknown (1951) as Capt. [Fred] Reiner
In 1944, an American bomber squadron is tense and discontented from too many missions over France. Luck runs out for Capt. Stevens and his crew; they must bail out and are promptly taken prisoner. Their wily German captors, sensing that they have valuable information unknown even to themselves, use every form of velvet-glove trickery to worm it out of them. Will Stevens discover the danger? If so, what can he do about it? The fate of 100 planes depends on the answer...
Come Fill the Cup (1951) as Boyd Copeland
Alcoholic newspaperman Lew Marsh hits bottom, loses his job and is rehabilitated by Charley Dolan. After six years on the wagon he gets his job back and devotes himself to other recovering alcoholics. His boss enlists his help to sober up his nephew, Boyd Copeland, who has married Lew's old sweetheart. Boyd, who is involved with a cabaret singer and the mob, presents quite a challenge.
Hunt the Man Down (1951) as Paul Bennett
Lawyer uncovers secrets behind a decade-old murder case.
Only the Valiant (1951) as Lt. Bill Holloway
Capt. Richard Lance (Gregory Peck) is unjustly held responsible, by his men & girlfriend, for an Indian massacre death of beloved Lt. Holloway. Holloway (Gig Young) is killed while escorting a dangerous Indian chief to another fort's prison. The chief escapes. Knowing their fort is in danger of Indian attack, Lance takes a small group of army misfits to an abandoned nearby army fort to defend a mountain pass against the oncoming Indian assault. Their mission is to stall for time until reinforcements from another fort arrive. The men in this small group of malcontents, deserters, psychopaths & cowards all hate Capt. Lance & wish him dead. Much to their chagrin, the men recognize that Lance's survival instincts, military knowledge & leadership are the only chance the group has of staying alive.
Tell It to the Judge (1949) as Alexander Darvac
To win back her husband, a divorcee pretends to be married to a loser.
Lust for Gold (1949) as Pete Thomas
A German immigrant braves the wild West in search of gold and a woman to love.
The Woman in White (1948) as Walter Hartright
Classic mystery about the adventures of a young tutor sent to a ghostly country estate.
Wake of the Red Witch (1948) as Sam Rosen
A captain fights a Dutch shipping magnate for a treasure and the heart of a beautiful woman.
The Three Musketeers (1948) as Porthos
Athletic adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' classic adventure about the king's musketeers and their mission to protect France.
Escape Me Never (1947) as Caryl [Dubrok]
A composer forsakes his innocent bride to romance his brother's fiancee.
Old Acquaintance (1943) as Rudd Kendall
Two writers, friends since childhood, fight over their books and lives.
Air Force (1943) as Co-pilot [Bill Williams]
A bomber crew sees World War II action over the Pacific.
Captains of the Clouds (1942) as Student pilot
A mail flyer joins the Canadian air force for fun but has to prove his worth when he goes to war.
The Gay Sisters (1942) as Gig Young
A New York aristocrat marries for the money to save the family mansion.
The Male Animal (1942) as Student
A college professor fights censorship and an amorous football player who's after his wife.
The Mad Martindales (1942) as Peter Varney
They Died with Their Boots On (1942) as Lieutenant Roberts
Romanticized biography of General George Armstrong Custer and his last stand.
Dive Bomber (1941) as Pilot
A crusading scientist fights to prevent bomber pilots from blacking out.
Sergeant York (1941) as Soldier
True story of the farm boy who made the transition from religious pacifist to World War I hero.
Navy Blues (1941) as Sailor
Honolulu days are far from peaceful for a boatload of amorous sailors.
You're in the Army Now (1941) as
Two incompetent door-to-door salesmen enlist by accident.
One Foot in Heaven (1941) as Bridegroom
A minister and his wife cope with the problems of church life in the 20th century.
Misbehaving Husbands (1940) as Floor walker

Cast (special)

Ambassador, The (1974) as Count Devergennes
The first of a four-part series about Benjamin Franklin. The program describes Franklin's experiences as the ambassador to the French court of Louis XVI.
Spiral Staircase, The (1961) as Stephen Warren
The story revolves around Helen Warren, a beautiful mute girl, who becomes the target of a mysterious killer who preys on young, handicapped women. Based on the screenplay by Mel Dinelli.
Ninotchka (1960) as Leon Dolga
The story of a Soviet government official who finds love and romance while in Paris on an assignment to barter jewels for farm machinery.
Tonight at 8:30 (1954) as Simon Gayforth (Story 3)
The overall title for three one-act plays by Noel Coward. The first story, "Red Peppers," relates incidents in the life of Lily Pepper, a petulant, caustic-tongued housewife. In the second story, "Still Life," Laura Jesson, a respected English housewife, faces a crisis when she finds herself in lov

Cast (short)

The Tanks Are Coming (1941)
This educational short, produced in cooperation with the United States Army, focuses on the status of battle tanks and training in the U.S. Army. Vitaphone Release 496-497A.

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