Tammany Young worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Early on in his acting career, Young landed roles in various films, including "The Racing Strain" (1918), "Till We Meet Again" (1922) and "Gold Diggers of 1933" (1933) with Warren William. He also appeared in the dramatic adaptation "She Done Him Wrong" (1933) with Mae West. His film career continued throughout the thirties in productions like the Wallace Beery drama "The Bowery" (1933), the dramatic comedy "Tugboat Annie" (1933) with Marie Dressler and "It's a Gift" (1934). He also appeared in the Adolphe Menjou musical "Little Miss Marker" (1934). During the latter part of his career, he tackled roles in the comedy "The Old-Fashioned Way" (1934) with W C Fields, "You're Telling Me" (1934) and the W C Fields comedy "Man on the Flying Trapeze" (1935). Young last acted in the George Raft crime flick "The Glass Key" (1935).