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Name  Buck Young
Role  Actor

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Died  February 9, 2000, Los Angeles, California, United States
Spouse  Peggy Stewart (m. 1953–2000)
Movies  Death Wish II, Breezy, Two‑Minute Warning, The Lady in Red
Similar People  Peggy Stewart, Don "Red" Barry, Lewis Teague, Michael Winner, Larry Peerce

Children  Abigail Young, Grey Young

Buck Young (April 12, 1920 – February 9, 2000) was an American actor who played the role as Sergeant Whipple on the Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. TV series, and Deputy Joe Watson on The Andy Griffith Show.

In 1944, during World War II, Young was drafted into the US Army Air Corps. He married actress Peggy Stewart in 1953 and had two children, Grey Young (born 1956) and Abigail Young (born 1961) who each acted in one film. He was the brother-in-law of Patricia O'Rourke and Wayne Morris.

Buck Young took the part as Sgt Whipple in the Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. TV series at the beginning of the show in 1964. He acted in a total of 95 films and the Gomer Pyle. U.S.M.C. series.

Young died on February 9, 2000, in Los Angeles at age 79.

Filmography

  • Angel Face (1953) – Assistant District Attorney (uncredited)
  • The Girls of Pleasure Island (1953) – Marine (uncredited)
  • Affair with a Stranger (1953) – Minor Role (uncredited)
  • The French Line (1953) – Photographer on Dock (uncredited)
  • Money from Home (1953) – (uncredited)
  • 3 Ring Circus (1954) – Soldier (uncredited)
  • Loving You (1957) – Assistant Director (uncredited)
  • Jet Pilot (1957) – Sergeant (uncredited)
  • Official Detective TV series – episode "The Wristwatch" as Marty Lacker (1958)
  • Night of the Quarter Moon (1959) – Reporter (uncredited)
  • Not with My Wife, You Don't! (1966) – Air Police Colonel
  • The Young Warriors (1966) – Schumacher
  • The Bamboo Saucer (1968) – Pete (uncredited)
  • Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came (1970) – Deputy Ron
  • The Late Liz (1971) – Logan Pearson
  • Pickup on 101 (1972) – Car Family of Four #1
  • Breezy (1973) – Paula's Escort
  • Lepke (1975) – Second Reporter
  • Mitchell (1975) – Det. Aldridge
  • White House Madness (1975) – Admiral
  • Two-Minute Warning (1976) – Baltimore Booster #1
  • Claws (1977) – Pilot
  • The Magic of Lassie (1978) – T.V. Announcer
  • The Lady in Red (1979) – Hennessey
  • Death Wish II (1982) – Charles Pearce
  • Sam's Son (1984) – Marv Gates
  • Last Resort (1986) – Mr. Emerson
  • References

    Buck Young Wikipedia


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