Gig Young in Air Force. (1944)
In 1942 while working as a gas station attendant, he got a part in a Warner Brothers film playing the character of Gig Young, a name he legally adopted.
From 1956 to 1963, Gig was married to Elizabeth Montgomery, who in 1964 was to become Samantha Stevens on the long running tv sitcom Bewitched.
In 1969, Gig was nominated for an Oscar for his performance of the marathon dance m,c, in They Shoot Horses, Don’t They.
In 1978, three weeks after marrying a 21 year old German actress, Gig apparently killed them both in a murder suicide.