More Burt Young Bios & Profiles
Biography #2Burt Young has starred in more than 80 movies, including The Pope of Greenwich Village, Chinatown and Back to School. Nominated for an Academy Award for his role as the irascible brother-in-law Paulie in Rocky, Young won Italy's Globo d'Oro for the film Americano Rosso and an Emmy for the weekly television series Baretta.
Among his film credits are The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight, the sequels to Rocky, Cinderella Liberty, Betsy's Wedding, The Killer Elite, The Gambler and Once Upon a Time in America. Young wrote and filmed Uncle Joe Shannon, Daddy I Don't Like It Like This and Roomies. He is currently at work on a novel entitled Endings, is writing another film, Rear View Mirror, and has two other scripts in pre-production: Haggerty and Rembrandt.
Young starred with Robert De Niro on Broadway in Cuba and His Teddy Bear and recently starred with his daughter, Anne Morea, in Arthur Miller's A View From the Bridge in Los Angeles.
More recently Young appeared as a series regular in a pilot for television entitled Firehouse. Also for television he appeared in the mini-series The Last Don, as well as Walker, Texas Ranger, The Outer Limits and the Emmy Award-winning series Law and Order.
Bio courtesy Warner Bros. (01-Jan-2000)