Stunt Memorial: Young, Jack (RIP)

Jack Young

Born: 1926

Passed: 2018

Born Fincastle, Virginia, USA Birth Name Jack Norwood Young Gender Male Biography:

Jack N. Young was born September 25, 1926 in Fincastle, VA. He ran away from home when he was 14 and eventually ended up in the US Navy during WW11.

After the war he decided he wanted to work in movies so he moved to Los Angeles, CA. He became a stuntman and his career lasted 15 years. However, after bring hurt badly on THE ALAMO, he was searching for a way to get out of the stunt business.

In 1962-3 he landed at Old Tucson Studio's in Tucson, AZ. After a 3 year stint on the street running the street shows he started up the ladder performing Public Relations, Marketing, etc. After 12 years he decided to venture out on his own and this time work behind the camera in many capacities such as, Extra Handling, Location Management, Production Management, Assistant Director, etc.

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