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Alan Young

Young in 1944
Born Angus Young
19 November 1919(1919-11-19)
North Shields, Northumberland, England, UK
Died 19 May 2016(2016-05-19) (aged 96)
Woodland Hills, Los Angeles
Residence Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor, voice actor, comedian, radio host, television host, personality
Years active 1939–2016
Agent TGMD Talent Agency
Known for Wilbur Post in Mister Ed
Voice of Scrooge McDuck
Spouse Mary Anne Grimes
(m. 1941–1947; divorced)
Virginia McCurdy
(m. 1948–1995; divorced)
Mary Chipman
(m. 1996–1997; divorced)
Children With Grimes:
With McCurdy:
Awards Primetime Emmy Award for Best Actor

Alan Young (born Angus Young; November 19, 1919 – May 19, 2016) was an English-Canadian-Scottish-American movie, stage, television, voice, and radio actor. He is best known for his role as Wilbur Post in Mister Ed, and as the voice of Scrooge McDuck in many Disney television shows or animated movies. He won an Emmy Award in 1950.

Young was born on November 19, 1919 in North Shields, Northumberland, England.[1] He was raised in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was married to Mary Anne Grimes from 1941 until they divorced in 1947. Then he was married to Virginia McCurdy from 1948 until they divorced in 1995. With Grimes he had two children and with McCurdy he had two. He was then married to his third wife Mary Chipman from 1996 to 1997.[2]

On May 19, 2016, Young died in Woodland Hills, California at the age of 96.[3]


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