Robert Young

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  • Birth Name: Robert George Young
  • Birth Place: Chicago, IL
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 02/22/1907, Pisces
  • Date of Death: 07/21/1998
  • Profession: Actor
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Robert Young Fast Facts:
  • Took up acting to overcome his shyness.
  • Married to his high-school sweetheart for 61 years.
  • Film debut was the 1931 Charlie Chan mystery The Black Camel.
  • Was the only performer on the "Father Knows Best" radio show to later star in the television series.
  • First actor to win Emmys for a leading role in both comedy (Father Knows Best) and drama (Marcus Welby, M.D.).
  • Appeared in more than 100 movies.
  • Named his Westlake Village, CA, home after his 1945 movie The Enchanted Cottage.
  • Robert Young Relationships:
  • Thomas Young - Father
  • Betty Henderson Young - Wife (deceased)
  • Kathleen Joy Young - Daughter
  • Barbara Beebe - Daughter
  • Margaret Young - Mother
  • Betty Lou Gleason - Daughter
  • Carol Proffitt - Daughter
  • Robert Young Awards:
  • 1970 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 1957 Emmy: Best Continuing Performance by an Actor - Winner
  • 1958 Emmy: Best Continuing Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic or Comedy Series - Winner
  • 1973 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 1971 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 1971 Emmy: Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in Drama - Nominee
  • 1972 Emmy: Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Series - Nominee
  • 1971 Emmy: Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Series - Nominee
  • 1956 Emmy: Best Actor-Continuing Performance - Nominee
  • 1972 Golden Globe: Actor in a Leading Role - Drama Series or Television Movie - Winner
  • 1970 Golden Globe: Actor in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 1959 Emmy: Best Actor in a Leading Role (Continuing Character) in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1970 Emmy: Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Series - Winner
  • 1974 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee

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