Alan Young
Actor
Alan Young
Alan Young is a British-born Canadian actor best known for his role as Wilbur Post in the television series Mister Ed and as the voice of Scrooge McDuck in Disney films, TV series and video games. During the 1940s and 1950s, he starred in his own shows on radio and television.
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Turnberry's Kenny Macaskill wins Troon Golf Week's Mills Quaich - Ayrshire Post
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Alan Young (Colville Park) won the Charles Buchanan veterans shield. Best scratch was Henry Thompson (Irvine) with clubmate Gordon Clark the runner-up. Mixed foursomes: 1. Mr and Mrs S. Brownlow (Barassie); 2. Mr and Mrs K. Culley (Childwall);
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Teen Goes to Prison for Firing Shots at Md. State Trooper - WBOC TV 16
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Wyatt Alan Young was convicted of first-degree assault, use of a handgun in the commission of a crime of violence and third-degree burglary. The Wicomico County State's Attorney's Office requested that Young be sentenced to a total of 25 years for the
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Coarse Angling: Consistency is the key to big catches - Sunday Sun
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It's not just the big fish that make you smile though, six-year-old Alan Young was a happy lad when he caught carp to 6lb 2ozs on his first-ever fishing trip, thanks to the coaching scheme ran by the Angel. Similar sport at Aldin Grange,
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Prostitute turned Osgoode law student found dead - Toronto Star
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When noted criminal law professor Alan Young said “prostitute” during a first-semester lecture, Babcock, sitting in the front row and taking notes on an unlined piece of paper, her hair streaked pink, nonchalantly interjected to correct him
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A different view of Tahrir Square - Financial Times
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Sir, As a woman who spent some time in Tahrir Square reporting on the Egyptian revolution I want to point out to H Alan Young (Letters, July 30) that the horrific sexual assault on journalist Lara Logan happened on the day the square opened up after
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Leicester City should snap up Shane Long, says Alan Young - Leicester Mercury
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That is the view of Mercury columnist Alan Young following news that City have tabled a £6million bid for Long which, if accepted, would smash the club's transfer record. Former City striker Young sees the 24-year-old frontman as the final piece in the
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Travis Patterson - Pekin Daily Times
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Surviving are his father, James of Pekin; his mother, Sheri (Alan) Young of Hopedale; one stepbrother, Brian W. Young of Hopedale; maternal grandparents, Gary (Martha) Vance of New Boston, Mo., and Janet (Dale) LaJennesse of Pekin; and his paternal
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Musical drama group tours churches - Bexhill Observer
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Alan Young, who composed the songs for the play, said: “It was a privilege and a pleasure to be able to visit all the churches and St Mary's School. “The wonderful support we received from all of them assures everyone in the group that what we are
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'Movies by Moonlight' series travels back in time - Corvallis Gazette Times
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For more information, call 541-928-2469 or see www.albanydown Starring Rod Taylor, Yvette Mimieux, Alan Young and Sebastian Cabot. Produced and directed by George Pal. In 1900, H. George Wells (Taylor) arrives late to his own dinner party with a
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Randolph County Jail Inspection Report - The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
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By Staff reports The Criminal Justice Specialist Dianne Fritschle inspected the Randolph County Jail and conducted entrance and exit interviews with Jail Administrator Alan Young. The Randolph County Jail was found to be in compliance with Illinois
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Today In History - Sports Radio ESPN 1420
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In 1944, "The Alan Young Show" debuted on NBC Radio. In 1951, the radio program "Amos N' Andy" made its television debut on CBS. In 1968, Mickey Mantle played in his last major league game. In 1981, "Variety" reported the biggest single weekend in box
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Young At Heart - Just Football.com
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Former Foxes striker Alan Young has been co-commentating at the Walkers Stadium alongside local broadcast journalist Ian Stringer, and his frank, honest assessments of what goes on at the Championship promotion chasers has been hugely popular with the
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Alan Young says Leicester City already have spine of a good team - Leicester Mercury
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Leicester City already have the spine of a side that can challenge for promotion, former City striker Alan Young believes. City boss Sven-Goran Eriksson is expected to bring in a host of players this summer as he builds a squad capable of competing for
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Justice Minister backed brothels: lawyer - Globe and Mail
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Quoting triumphantly from a 1985 parliamentary committee meeting, lawyer Alan Young told the Ontario Court of Appeal on Wednesday that Mr. Nicholson publicly condemned the dangers of street prostitution and spoke favourably of brothels
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2016
    Age 96
    Young later lived in Woodland Hills, California, at the Motion Picture & Television Country House and Hospital, a retirement community, where he died of natural causes on May 19, 2016, at the age of 96.
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  • 2002
    Age 82
    In 2002, he had a cameo as the flower store worker in Simon Wells' remake of The Time Machine, and in 2010, he read H.G. Wells's original novel for 7th Voyage Productions, Inc.
    More Details Hide Details Young's television guest roles include Gibbsville, The Love Boat, Murder, She Wrote, St. Elsewhere, Coach, Party of Five, The Wayans Bros. USA High, Hang Time, ER, Maybe It's Me, and Sabrina, the Teenage Witch ("Sweet Charity", 1997) in which he played Zelda's love interest.
  • 1997
    Age 77
    In 1997, he did the voice of Haggis McMutton in the PC game The Curse of Monkey Island.
    More Details Hide Details His later guest roles in animated series included Megas XLR, Static Shock, House of Mouse, The Ren & Stimpy Show, Duckman, Batman: The Animated Series, and TaleSpin.
  • 1995
    Age 75
    They divorced in 1995, with Young marrying Mary Chipman the following year, but Young and Chipman then divorced in 1997.
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  • 1994
    Age 74
    After 1994, he played at least eight characters, including antique dealer Jack Allen on the radio drama Adventures in Odyssey.
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    In 1994, Young co-starred in the Eddie Murphy film Beverly Hills Cop III.
    More Details Hide Details He played the role of Uncle Dave Thornton, the Walt Disney-esque founder of the fictional California theme park Wonderworld, and in that same year, Young played the role of Charlie in the television movie, Hart to Hart: Home Is Where the Hart Is.
  • 1993
    Age 73
    In 1993, he recreated his role as Filby for the mini-sequel to George Pal's The Time Machine, reuniting him with Rod Taylor, who had played George, the Time Traveller.
    More Details Hide Details It was called Time Machine: The Journey Back, directed by Clyde Lucas.
  • 1991
    Age 71
    In 1991, Alan Young returned to the stage, starring as Cap'n Andy Hawkes in The California Music Theatre's adaptation of Show Boat.
    More Details Hide Details He had been called for the role after Van Johnson, who was initially cast in the part, was hospitalised. He had also appeared in the plays A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and The Girl With the Freudian Slip.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1974
    Age 54
    After 1974, he voiced Scrooge McDuck in numerous Disney films and in the popular series DuckTales (1987-1990).
    More Details Hide Details In Mickey's Christmas Carol, he portrayed the character's miserly namesake. He also played Scrooge in video games such as the Kingdom Hearts series, DuckTales: Remastered in 2013, and the Mickey Mouse cartoon "Goofy's First Love" released in 2015. Apart from Scrooge McDuck, his other prominent roles were Farmer Smurf on The Smurfs, 7-Zark-7, Keyop in Battle of the Planets, and Hiram Flaversham in The Great Mouse Detective. He also guest starred on The Love Boat, The Incredible Hulk, The New Scooby and Scrappy-Doo Show, and Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends.
  • FORTIES
  • 1966
    Age 46
    He also starred as Stanley Beamish in the unaired 1966 pilot episode of Mr. Terrific, but apparently declined to appear in the broadcast series in 1967 that followed.
    More Details Hide Details In the late 1960s, he retired from acting for several years. During that time, he founded a broadcast division for the Christian Science Church. During the 1970s, Young became active in voice acting.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1951
    Age 31
    By 1951, the series received not only praise, but also several Primetime Emmy Awards, including Best Actor and Most Outstanding Personality for Young.
    More Details Hide Details After its cancellation, Young continued to act in films, among which Androcles and the Lion (1952) and Gentlemen Marry Brunettes (1955), and two George Pal films, tom thumb (1958) and The Time Machine (1960). He appeared in the NBC espionage drama Five Fingers ("Thin Ice", 1959), starring David Hedison. Young was best known, however, for Mister Ed (1961–66), a CBS television show, in which he starred as Wilbur Post, the owner of Mr. Ed, a talking horse that would talk to no one but him, thus causing comic situations for Wilbur Post with his wife, neighbors, and acquaintances.
  • 1950
    Age 30
    In 1950, the television version of The Alan Young Show began.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1948
    Age 28
    He married Virginia McCurdy in 1948, and they had two children.
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  • 1944
    Age 24
    After leaving the service, Young moved to Toronto and resumed his Canadian radio career, where he was discovered by an American agent who brought him to New York City in 1944 to appear on American radio.
    More Details Hide Details Young's first American radio appearances were on the Philco Radio Hall of Fame. This led to his own show, The Alan Young Show, NBC's summer replacement for the series The Eddie Cantor Show. He switched to ABC two years later, then returned to NBC. Young's film debut was in Margie (1946), and he was featured in Chicken Every Sunday (1949).
  • 1941
    Age 21
    Young was married three times. He and Mary Anne Grimes were married from 1941 to 1947 and had two children.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1919
    Born
    Young was born as Angus Young on November 19, 1919, in North Shields, Northumberland, England, to Scottish parents. (In his later years he claimed he had been born in 1924.) His father was a mine worker and a tap dancer, and his mother was a singer.
    More Details Hide Details The family moved to Edinburgh, Scotland, when Young was a toddler and to West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, when he was six years old. Young came to love radio when bedridden as a child because of severe asthma. By the time he was in high school, Young had his own comedy radio series on the CBC network, but he left it during World War II to serve in the Royal Canadian Navy. He later resigned his Navy commission after learning he would be spending his time writing for a Navy show, and he attempted to join the Canadian Army. According to some sources, the Army rejected him due to his childhood asthma.
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