Robert Young


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Biography:
Birth Name: Robert Young
Born: 02/22/1907
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Death Place: Westlake Village, California, USA
Died: 07/21/1998

Born in Chicago but raised in California, Young began acting at the Pasadena Playhouse and made his film debut in Fox's "The Black Camel" (1931). That same year, he was signed by MGM, where his first major role came as Helen Hayes' son in the mother-love weeper, "The Sin of Madelon Claudet" (1931). Young soon played similarly boyish roles in support of Norma Shearer in "Strange Interlude" (1932) and Marie Dressler in "Tugboat Annie" (1933). He also began playing leads in programmers and "B" pictures, which, over the course of his 14-year stint at Metro included "Lazy River" (1934), "Calm Yourself" (1935), "Miracles for Sale" (1939) and "Joe Smith, American" (1942). Young also vied for the ha... Continue Bio >>

Popular Television:
1991 Family Edition
1988 Dr Marcus Welby in Paris
1988 Marcus Welby, MD -- A Holiday Affair
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