Known for his starring role on the classic television show about the talking horse, Mister Ed, Alan Young has passed away at the age of 96.
According to the Washington Post, Young died at the Motion Picture & Television Home in Woodland Hills, California, per spokesperson Jaime Larkin. He died peacefully in his sleep from natural causes surrounded by his children.
Born November 19, 1919 in England, Young won the hearts of many playing the role of Wilbur Post in the 1960s comedy series Mister Ed. He was also known for being the voice actor behind the beloved Disney character of Scrooge McDuck .
The Emmy Award-winning actor has many films to his name, most notably The Time Machine, as well as numerous TV appearances. He starred in The Alan Young Show for 3 years which earned him the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series.
The English-Canadian-American actor will be missed dearly for his one-of-a-kind performances and his legacy will live on through timeless classics like Mister Ed and the much-loved Disney character he voiced.
Reminisce with a clip from Mister Ed that stars everyone's favorite horse and Young.
Rest in peace, Alan.
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