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Alan Young ACTOR


Alan Young was born on November 19th, 1919 in North Shields, Northumberland, England with the birth name Angus Young to John Cathcart Young and Florence Pinckney.  As a young boy his family first relocated to Edinburgh, Scotland and then later to Canada when he was six years old. 

By the time he was only thirteen, he was already performing on the radio and at the age of seventeen he was given the opportunity to write and perform on his own radio show for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.  It was this experience that earned him the chance to travel to New York and was the beginning of his career as an American radio performer between 1944 through 1949, with his own show, " The Alan Young Radio Show " as a summer replacement for Eddie Cantor's show.
When his show cancelled he formed a comedy act and toured throughout the United States, increasing his fan base.  He then was given his own television show, "The Alan Young Show" (1950) which aired for three years and earned a number of Emmy's.
When the show came to an end he continued his pursuit as an actor in the film industry appearing on such features as, "Margie" (1946) starring Jeanne Crain, Lynn Bari and Hattie McDaniel, "Chicken Every Sunday" (1949) starring Dan Dailey, Celeste Holm, Natalie Wood, Connie Gilchrist and William Frawley, "Mr. Belvedere Goes to College" (1949) co-starring Clifton Webb, Shirley Temple, Kathleen Hughes, Jeff Chandler and Tom Drake, "Androcles and the Lion" (1952) starring alongside Jean Simmons, Victor Mature, Reginald Gardiner, Jim Backus, Woody Strode, Robert Newton, Gene Lockhart, Elsa Lanchester, Alan Mowbray and Maurice Evans, "Gentlemen Marry Brunettes" (1955) starring Jane Russell, Jeanne Crain, Scott Brady, Rudy Vallee and Guy Middleton, "Tom Thumb" (1958) co-starring Russ Tamblyn, Terry Thomas, June Thorburn and Peter Sellers and "The Time Machine" (1960) starring Rod Taylor, Yvette Mimieux, Sebastian Cabot and Whit Bissell.
Along with an already successful career as a radio and film actor he increased his popularity when he was cast in the television series, "Mister Ed" (1958) portraying Wilbur Post. 

Other television credits include, "Studio 57", "The Love Boat", "ABC Weekend Specials", "Death Valley Days" and "Murder, She Wrote".  More recently he has also appeared on, "Party of Five", "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch", "ER", "Maybe This Time", "The Tony Danza Show", "Rude Awakening" and "Megas XLR".
He has also worked voice over work on a number of video games and animated television series such as the voice of Scrooge McDuck on the series, "DuckTales" (1987).  Other cartoon voice over work he has done includes, "The New Scooby-Doo Mysteries", "Spider-Man", "TaleSpin", "The Ren & Stimpy Show" and "Static Shock".  He was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Radio.  

Alan Young has married twice throughout his lifetime.  His first wife was Mary Anne Grimes whom he wed in 1941 and they had two children before the marriage came in 1947.  He is currently married to Virginia McCurdy since 1948 and they also have one child together.  He owns homes in England as well as in Los Angeles, California.   


2010         Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep 
2008         Disney TH!NK Fast 
2005         Mickey's Around the World in 80 Days 
2004         Megas XLR
2004         Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas
2004         Em & Me
2004         Static Shock
2002         House of Mouse
2002         The Time Machine
2001         Maybe It's Me 
2001         God, the Devil and Bob
2001         FreakyLinks 
2000         ER 
2000         Hang Time 
2000         Rude Awakening 
1999         Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas 
1999         Mickey Mouse Works 
1998         The Tony Danza Show 
1998         Kelly Kelly
1997         The Curse of Monkey Island
1997         USA High
1997         Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction
1997         Sabrina, the Teenage Witch
1996         The Flintstones Christmas in Bedrock
1994-1996     The Ren & Stimpy Show
1995         The Wayans Bros. 
1995         Maybe This Time 
1995         Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man 
1994         Batman
1994         Party of Five 
1994         Beverly Hills Cop III
1994         Hart to Hart: Home Is Where the Hart Is 
1993         Disney Sing-Along-Songs: The Twelve Days of Christmas
1993         A Flintstone Family Christmas
1993         Coach 
1993         Doogie Howser, M.D.
1993         King B: A Life in the Movies
1992         Raw Toonage
1991         Earth Angel 
1990         DuckTales: The Movie - Treasure of the Lost Lamp
1990         City
1990         TaleSpin
1987-1990     DuckTales 
1990         Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color 
1988-1989     Coming of Age
1989         Super DuckTales 
1988         Platinum Blonde
1987         St. Elsewhere
1983-1987     The Chipmunks
1987         DuckTales: Treasure of the Golden Suns
1987         Alice Through the Looking Glass
1982-1986     Smurfs
1986         The Great Mouse Detective
1986         Murder, She Wrote
1986         The Blinkins
1984         Robo Force: The Revenge of Nazgar 
1984         Down to Earth
1980-1984     ABC Weekend Specials
1983         The New Scooby and Scrappy-Doo Show
1983         Beauty and the Beast 
1983         The Dukes
1983         Mickey's Christmas Carol
1982-1983     The Incredible Hulk 
1983         Sitcom 
1978-1983     The Love Boat
1983         This Is the Life 
1983         Rubik, the Amazing Cube
1981         Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends 
1979         Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo 
1978         Black Beauty 
1978         Battle of the Planets 
1978         The Cat from Outer Space
1976         Baker's Hawk
1976         Gibbsville
1967         Mr. Terrific 
1961-1966     Mister Ed 
1962         Death Valley Days 
1960         The Time Machine
1960         Startime 
1959         Five Fingers
1958         tom thumb
1958         Alan Young
1957         The Steve Allen Plymouth Show 
1956         Studio 57
1956         Matinee Theatre
1955-1956     Studio One in Hollywood
1956         Chevron Hall of Stars 
1955         Star Stage
1955         Screen Directors Playhouse 
1955         Gentlemen Marry Brunettes
1954         G.E. True Theater 
1952         Androcles and the Lion
1952         Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick
1951         The Alan Young Show 
1949         Mr. Belvedere Goes to College
1949         Chicken Every Sunday
1946         Margie

Matinee Classics - Mister Ed starring Alan Young and Connie Hines
Matinee Classics - Mister Ed starring Alan Young and Connie Hines
Matinee Classics - Mr. Belvedere Goes to College starring Clifton Webb, Shirley Temple, Tom Drake, Alan Young, Jessie Royce Landis and Kathleen Hughes

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