Carleton Young

Carleton Young


Carleton Young
Radio: North side of the 6700 block of Hollywood Boulevard
Born May 26, 1907 in New York, NY
Died July 11, 1971 of emphysema in Santa Monica, CA

Carleton G. Young was a radio actor who later appeared in films.

He was the radio voice of Ellery Queen in 1940 and 1941 and the Count of Monte Cristo in that radio serial from 1943 to 1952. He had appeared in the motion pictures “Kissing Bandit” and “His Kind of Woman” and had also appeared in television’s “Loretta Young Show” and “Wyatt Earp.”

Young was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after a 1961 crash in which his wife Barbara and another woman were injured.

He is no relation to actor Carleton Scott Young, who appeared in movies and television shows.

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