Alan Young

Alan Young

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Alan Young

Alan Young (born Angus Young; November 19, 1919 – May 19, 2016) was a British–Canadian–American actor, comedian and radio and television host, whom TV Guide called "the Charlie Chaplin of television". He was best known for his roles as Wilbur Post in the television comedy Mister Ed (1961–1966) and Disney's Scrooge McDuck for over 30 years, first in the Academy Award-nominated short film Mickey's Christmas Carol (1983) and in various other films, TV series and video games until his death. During the 1940s and 1950s, Young starred in his own variety-comedy sketch shows The Alan Young Show on radio and television, the latter gaining him two Emmy Awards in 1951. He also appeared in a number of feature films, starting from 1946, including the 1960 film The Time Machine and from the 1980s gaining a new generation of viewers appearing in numerous Walt Disney Productions films as both an actor and voice actor.

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Full name at birth
Angus Young
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Claim to fame
Wilbur from Mr. Ed
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Date of birth
19 November 1919
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Place of birth
North Shields, Tyne-and-Wear, England, UK
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Date of death
19 May 2016
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Age
96 (age at death)
Place of death
Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA
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Cause of death
Natural Causes
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Actor, Singer, Director
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5' 10" (178 cm)
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Naturalized U.S. citizen.
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Net worth
$5,000,000 USD
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