Alan Young was born in Northern England in 1919, but his Scots father, John Cathcart Young, moved the family, including his wife Florence Pinckney and their two children Hattie and Alan, to Edinburgh, Scotland, when Alan was a toddler and then to Canada when Alan was 5 years…more
Alan has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame 6927 Hollywood Blvd. for his radio work.
Alan has 3 children.
Alan has been married to Virginia McCurdy since 1948. He was previously married to Mary Anne Grimes between 1941-47.
Alan is 5'10" tall.
Alan developed a love for radio after he was bedridden for four months of each year with bronchial asthma.
Alan believed the teachings of Christian Science.
Alan briefly dated screen icon Marilyn Monroe.
Alan broke into show business as a teenager in Canada and came to the United States in 1944 to headline a series of popular network radio shows.