Alan Young, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Alan Young

British-Canadian-American Actor

Date of Birth: 19-Nov-1919

Place of Birth: North Shields, England, United Kingdom

Date of Death: 19-May-2016

Profession: actor, comedian, television presenter, voice actor, film director, radio personality, television actor

Nationality: Canada, United States, United Kingdom

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About Alan Young

  • Alan Young (born Angus Young; November 19, 1919 – May 19, 2016) was a Scottish-Canadian-American actor, voice actor, comedian and radio and television host whom TV Guide called "the Charlie Chaplin of television".
  • He was best known for his role as gentle Wilbur Post in the television comedy series, Mister Ed (1961–1966).
  • He was also the voice of Disney's Scrooge McDuck for over thirty 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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