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Gig Young

Gig YoungAKA Byron Elsworth Barr

Born: 4-Nov-1913
Birthplace: St. Cloud, MN
Died: 19-Oct-1978
Location of death: New York City [1]
Cause of death: Suicide
Remains: Buried, Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesville, NC

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: They Shoot Horses, Don't They?


[1] Sheffield Building, 322 West 57th Street, NYC.

Father: John Barr
Mother: Emma Barr
Wife: Sheila Stapler (m. 1939, div. 1947)
Wife: Sophia Rosenstein (m. 1950, d. 1952)
Wife:
Elizabeth Montgomery (actress, m. 28-Dec-1956, div. 1963)
Wife: Elaine Williams (m. 1963, div. 1966)
Daughter: Jennifer Young (b. 1964)
Wife: Kim Schmidt (m. 27-Sep-1978, d. 19-Oct-1978 murder, Gig shot and killed her)

    Oscar for Best Supporting Actor 1970 for They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
    Golden Globe 1970 for They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6841 Hollywood Blvd.

    TELEVISION
    Gibbsville Ray Whitehead (1976-77)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Game of Death (23-Mar-1978) · Jim Marshall
    Spectre (21-May-1977)
    Sherlock Holmes in New York (18-Oct-1976)
    The Hindenburg (25-Dec-1975) · Edward Douglas
    The Killer Elite (17-Dec-1975)
    Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (15-Aug-1974)
    Lovers and Other Strangers (12-Aug-1970)
    They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (10-Dec-1969)
    The Shuttered Room (14-Feb-1968)
    Strange Bedfellows (10-Feb-1965) · Richard Bramwell
    A Ticklish Affair (18-Aug-1963) · Key Weedon
    For Love or Money (7-Aug-1963)
    Five Miles to Midnight (12-Dec-1962)
    Kid Galahad (11-Aug-1962) · Willy Grogan
    That Touch of Mink (14-Jun-1962) · Roger
    The Story on Page One (Dec-1959)
    Ask Any Girl (21-May-1959) · Evan Doughton
    The Tunnel of Love (21-Nov-1958) · Dick Pepper
    Teacher's Pet (1-Apr-1958)
    Desk Set (1-May-1957)
    The Desperate Hours (5-Oct-1955)
    Young at Heart (Dec-1954)
    Torch Song (23-Oct-1953)
    City That Never Sleeps (7-Aug-1953)
    Arena (24-Jun-1953)
    The Girl Who Had Everything (27-Mar-1953) · Vance Court
    You for Me (24-Sep-1952) · Dr. Jeff Chadwick
    Holiday for Sinners (25-Jul-1952) · Jason Kent
    Too Young to Kiss (22-Nov-1951) · John Tirsen
    Come Fill the Cup (24-Oct-1951)
    Slaughter Trail (15-Oct-1951)
    Only the Valiant (13-Apr-1951)
    Target Unknown (8-Feb-1951)
    Hunt the Man Down (26-Dec-1950)
    Tell It to the Judge (18-Nov-1949) · Alexander Darvac
    Lust for Gold (10-Jun-1949) · Pete Thomas
    Wake of the Red Witch (30-Dec-1948) · Sam Rosen
    The Three Musketeers (20-Oct-1948) · Porthos
    The Woman in White (7-May-1948) · Walter Hartright
    Escape Me Never (7-Nov-1947) · Caryl
    Old Acquaintance (2-Nov-1943) · Rudd Kendall
    Air Force (3-Feb-1943) · Co-Pilot
    The Gay Sisters (1-Aug-1942) · Himself
    Captains of the Clouds (12-Feb-1942) · Student Pilot


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