5 wins & 7 nominations.
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Dr. Ham Hamilton
Abbott - Guinea Pig 2 Experiment 32 (uncredited)
There's a Girl in My Soup (1967). Written by Terence Frisby
. Directed by Robert Chetwyn
. Music Box Theatre: 18 Oct 1967- 27 Jul 1967 (322 performances + 2 previews that began on 16 Oct 1967). Cast: Barbara Ferris
(as "Marion"), Rita Gam (as "Clare"), Jon Pertwee
(as "Andrew"), Gig Young
(as "Robert Danvers"), Erica Fitz (as "...
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Byron Barr | Bryant Fleming | Gig | Ronald Reed
6' 1" (1.85 m)
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[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.
Young is considered the ultimate victim of the Oscar curse, so-called because many Academy Award winners have seen their careers decline or reach a dead-end after winning the ultimate accolade from their peers. According to his fourth wife Elaine Young
, "What he was aching for, as he walked up to collect his Oscar, was a role in his own movie, one that they could finally call a Gig Young movie." ...