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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:

Larry Ballentine: She looked like a very special kind of dynamite, neatly wrapped in nylon and silk. Only I wasn't having any. I'd been too close to one explosion already. I was powder shy.


Atkins: There's a young lady to see you, sir, I think it's rather urgent.
Tommy Randall: Oh, that's bad.
Atkins: She's very beautiful, sir.
Tommy Randall: Oh? That's not so bad.
Atkins: She has a child with her, sir.
Tommy Randall: Oh, that is bad.
Atkins: She also has the captain with her, and he insists upon seeing you, sir.
Tommy Randall: Oh, that's very bad!
Atkins: Here you are, sir?
Tommy Randall: What's that?
Atkins: Your checkbook, sir.
Tommy Randall: I don't know what your game is, young lady, but it won't work! I've never seen you before in my life, and besides I have witnesses to account for my whereabouts for the past twenty-seven years!
Susan Parker: Mr. Randall!
Barbara Stewart aka Ching-Ching: Uncle Tommy!
Tommy Randall: Ching-Ching!


[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.


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Robert Young Facts
Had 4 daughters with Betty Henderson. He was 17 and she was 14 when they met in high school.

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

In later years, Robert and Elizabeth lived in a house in Westlake Village, California called "The Enchanted Cottage," named after the 1945 film in which he starred with Dorothy McGuire.

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