Alan Young

Actor, Comedian, Commercial artist
An amiable comedy player of radio, film and television, Alan Young won an Emmy starring in his own CBS show in the early 1950s, but will forever be remembered as Wilbur Post, the quiet, married fellow whose confidant ... Read more »
Born: 11/18/1919 in North Shields, England, GB

Filmography

Actor (54)

Coach 1992 - 1993, 2004 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Doogie Howser, M.D. 1992 - 1996, 1998 - 1999, 2004 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Megas XLR 2004 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Voice

Murder, She Wrote 1985 - 1986, 1992 - 1996, 1998 - 1999, 2004 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Party of Five 1992 - 1995, 2004 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Promised Land 1992 - 1996, 1998 - 1999, 2004 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

TV Land Awards: A Celebration of Classic TV 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

The Wayans Bros. 1992 - 1996, 2004 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Time Machine 2002 (Movie)

Flower Store Worker (Actor)

Freakylinks 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Hang Time 1995 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Rude Awakening 1998 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

ER 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

1998 Creative Arts Emmy Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Kelly Kelly 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Sabrina, the Teenage Witch 1997 (Tv Show)

Actor

Hollywood's Amazing Animal Actors 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Maybe This Time 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

A Flintstone Family Christmas 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Voice

Beverly Hills Cop III 1994 (Movie)

Uncle Dave Thornton (Actor)

Chipmunks 1983 - 1993 (TV Show)

Voice

Ducktales 1987 - 1992 (TV Show)

Voice

A DuckTales Valentine 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Voice

DuckTales: The Movie 1990 (Movie)

of Scrooge McDuck (Voice)

The Smurfs 1981 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Coming of Age 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Mickey's Christmas Carol 1988 (Movie)

of Scrooge McDuck (Voice)

Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends 1981 - 1986 (TV Show)

Voice

The Great Mouse Detective 1986 (Movie)

of Flaversham (Voice)

Smurfily Ever After 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Voice

The Fantasy Film World of George Pal 1985 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Beauty and the Beast 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Voice

Sitcom 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo 1979 - 1982 (TV Show)

Voice

The Puppy Saves the Circus 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Voice

Battle of the Planets 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

Voice

Black Beauty 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

Voice

The Cat From Outer Space 1978 (Movie)

Dr Wenger (Actor)

Baker's Hawk 1976 (Movie)

Mr Carson (Actor)

Mr. Ed 1960 - 1966 (TV Show)

Actor

The Time Machine 1960 (Movie)

David/James Filby (Actor)

Matinee Theater 1955 - 1958 (TV Show)

Actor

Tom Thumb 1958 (Movie)

Woody the Piper (Actor)

Gentlemen Marry Brunettes 1955 (Movie)

Mr Biddle Sr (Actor)

Aaron Slick From Punkin Crick 1951 (Movie)

(Actor)

Margie 1946 (Movie)

Roy Hornsdale (Actor)

Androcles and the Lion (Movie)

Androcles (Actor)

Bad Cat (TV Show)

Voice

Chicken Every Sunday (Movie)

Geoffrey Lawson (Actor)

Earth Angel (TV Show)

Actor

Mr. Belvedere Goes to College (Movie)

Avery Brubaker (Actor)

Scruffy (TV Show)

Narrator
Writer (2)

Mickey's Christmas Carol 1988 (Movie)

screenplay adaptation (Screenplay)

Trial at Fortitude Bay (TV Show)

Story By
Sound (1)

Execution at Camp 21 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Sound

Biography

An amiable comedy player of radio, film and television, Alan Young won an Emmy starring in his own CBS show in the early 1950s, but will forever be remembered as Wilbur Post, the quiet, married fellow whose confidant and best buddy was a talking horse named "Mr. Ed" (1961-65).

Relationships

Virginia Young

Wife

Milestones

2002

Had lead role in the independent feature "Em & Me"; former "Mr. Ed" co-star Connie Hines also appears in film

1999

Starred in an L.A. stage production of "You Can't Take It With You"

1994

Returned to feature films co-starring in "Beverly Hills Cop III"

1988

Returned to series TV in "Coming of Age" (CBS)

1954

Hosted "Saturday Night Revue" (NBC)

1952

Starred with Dinah Shore in the disastrous "Aaron Slick From Punkin Creek"

1946

Film acting debut in "Margie"

1933

Made his debut as comedy monologist

1926

Moved to Canada with family (date approximate)

Worked as commercial artist and cartoonist; performed on Canadian and American radio

Starred in "The Alan Young Show" (CBS)

In charge of film and broadcasting department, Christian Science Church

Played short-term role on the ABC daytime drama "General Hospital"

Starred as Wilbur on "Mr. Ed" (Syndication, then CBS)

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