Active on Broadway in the following productions:
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Byron Barr | Bryant Fleming | Gig | Ronald Reed
6' 1" (1.85 m)
Did You Know?
[on his role as the dance-marathon barker in They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
(1969)]: (The role was) a lifeline for a drowning man, a last chance to show (my) talent as a serious actor.
Gig Young, in the "Studio One in Hollywood" production of "A Dead Ringer" (aired 10 March 1958), when arrested for killing his spouse, delivers the final line: "Do I look like a man that would murder his own wife?" On 19 October 1978, Gig Young did just that in life, shooting and killing Kim Schmidt, his bride of twenty-two days before turning the weapon on himself. A further note of dark irony ...