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Legendary actor, Robert Young, was born Robert George Young on Feb 22, 1907 in Chicago, IL. Young died at the age of 91 on Jul 21, 1998 in Westlake Village, CA and was laid to rest in Forest Lawn (Glendale) Cemetery in Glendale, CA.

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He was honored with three stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Radio, Television and Motion Pictures. Young was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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On DVD: A Baby-Faced in The Band Plays On (1934)

By KC on Aug 15, 2018 From Classic Movies

I don’t tend to be drawn to sports films, but when they star Preston Foster as a football coach, my interest increases. Now available on DVD from Warner Archive, The Band Plays On (1934) benefits from this happy casting. It also stars an early career and a pleasing young cast. In ... Read full article


Ann Sothern and can't stop marrying each other in... Lady Be Good (1941)

By Michaela on Jul 23, 2015 From Love Letters to Old Hollywood

Is this poster not gorgeous? I would hang this on my wall in a second. Lately I've been watching a lot of Eleanor Powell films, which wasn't by design. I like Powell--she was a terrific dancer, a good actress, and a woman who portrayed intelligence, ambition, and kindness. It's a little crazy that h... Read full article


Coming Soon: ’s Films Marathon

By The Wonderful World of Cinema on Apr 23, 2015 From The Wonderful World of Cinema

After an Olivia de Havilland, a William Holden and a Dolores Hart’s film marathon, I’ll start a ’s film marathon soon. I haven’t seen in many movies: two (Secret Agent and Crossfire), plus some episodes of Father Knows Best. However, I’ve always... Read full article


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Robert Young Quotes:

Bob Stuart: Well, uh, you see, she had amnesia when I met her. What's more, it recurred, you know, kept happening on and off. Why once I came home late at night. I got into bed, kissed her and she gave me a friendly smile and then said, "Who are you?" It was the friendly smile that burned me up.


[last lines]
Elizabeth Browne: [standing alongside Langdon Towne as Major Robert Rogers and his rangers march into the distance] Is there, Langdon? Is there a Northwest Passage?
Langdon Towne: Who knows.
[pause]
Langdon Towne: It's every man's dream to find a short route to his heart's desire. If the major dreams long enough, he'll find it.
Elizabeth Browne: Will we hear from him?
Langdon Towne: Hear from him?
[pause]
Langdon Towne: Every time we look across the river we'll hear his voice calling us through the wind. He'll be within us, Elizabeth - wherever we are or he may be - for that man will never die.


Barbara Stewart aka Ching-Ching: To be with the one you love is better for your health than medicine.
Judge J.D. Booth: That sounds like a Chinese proverb.
Tommy Randall: Oh, Judge, you haven't heard anything yet.


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Robert Young Facts
Had a nervous breakdown in 1966 and it took him nearly 4 years to recover.

Was employed as a bank clerk and a reporter during his fledgling actor days and even found extra work in Keystone Cops movies.

Attempted suicide in 1991 as a result of a chemical imbalance and while battling Alzheimer's disease and heart problems.

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