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Gig Young

Born on November 4, 1913 in St. Cloud, MN
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Gig Young started his movie career billed under his birth name, Byron Barr. He made his debut in You're in the Army Now (1941). The following year, he played in The Gay Sisters playing a larger supporting role, a character called Gig Young. Read Full Biography
Year Award Category Movie Result
1969 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Supporting Actor They Shoot Horses, Don't They? Won
1969 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture They Shoot Horses, Don't They? Won
1958 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Supporting Actor Teacher's Pet Nominated
1958 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Teacher's Pet Nominated
1951 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Supporting Actor Come Fill the Cup Nominated


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