Burt Young - Famous Author

Burt Young Net Worth

$2,000,000

Burt Young’s impressive net worth of $2 million is a result of his success as a famous actor, author, painter, and designer. He is best known for his portrayal of Paulie in the Rocky films, cementing his place among the working class Italian-American characters and showcasing his talents as a versatile actor.

Key facts:

Here are 5 key facts about Burt Young:
  • He is an American actor, author and painter.
  • Young is best known for his appearances in the popular Rocky films as Paulie.
  • He studied at the Actors Studio under Lee Strasberg.
  • Young has also written screenplays, designed book covers, and has authored novels.
  • He had once participated in the 1984 New York City Marathon and currently resides in Port Washington, New York.

Basic Information About Burt Young

CategoryCelebrities β€Ί Actors
ProfessionsActor, Painter, Author, Screenwriter
Net worth$2,000,000
Date of birth1940-04-30 (83 years old)
Place of birthQueens
NationalityUnited States of America
GenderMale
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Social Mediaβ†—οΈŽ Wikipedia β†—οΈŽ IMDb

What Movie Awards did Burt Young win?


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Burt Young awards

Award Name State Movie / Series Name Year
Stinker Award - Worst Supporting ActorNomineeRocky Balboa2006
Stinker Award - Worst Supporting ActorWinnerConvoy1978

Burt Young roles

Movie / Series Role
RockyPaulie
Rocky IVPaulie
Rocky VPaulie
Rocky IIIPaulie
Rocky IIPaulie
Rocky BalboaPaulie
Back to SchoolLou
ChinatownCurly
Once Upon a Time in AmericaJoe
New York, I Love YouLandlord (segment "Fatih Akin")
The GamblerCarmine
ConvoyPig Pen
Going OverboardGeneral Noriega
Last Exit to BrooklynBig Joe
TransamericaMurray
The Pope of Greenwich VillageBed Bug Eddie
VaultDon Ruggiero
Betsy's WeddingGeorgie
Amityville II: The PossessionAnthony Montelli
The Adventures of Pluto NashGino
The SopranosBobby 'Bacala' Sr. 1 episode, 2001
Law & Order: Special Victims UnitEddy Mack 1 episode, 2009
Tales from the CryptGambler 1 episode, 1992
Law & OrderLewis Darnell 1 episode, 1997
Kevin Can WaitMarv 1 episode, 2018
Little House on the PrairieBar patron (uncredited) unknown episodes
M*A*S*HLt. Willis 1 episode, 1973
ColumboMo Weinberg 1 episode, 1994
Alfred Hitchcock PresentsEd Fratus. the Salesman 1 episode, 1986
The DoctorsBartender (uncredited) unknown episodes
The Outer LimitsCaptain Parker 1 episode, 1997
Russian DollJoe 2 episodes, 2019
Miami ViceLupo Ramirez 1 episode, 1984
Walker, Texas RangerJack 'Soldier' Belmont 2 episodes, 1996-1997

Burt Young's Quotes

  • It was people standing up, not even winning, just standing up, and it became a delicate love story with two pretty weak people making one whole person, meaning Sylvester and Talia (Shire)." BY, reassessing the success of "Rocky
  • "I enjoyed playing around with that guy, and it was a pleasure every three, four years, coming back seeing how the wardrobe is. Is he heavy? Is he thin? I had fun." - BY, on playing Paulie in the Rocky films.

Interesting Facts about Burt Young

  1. In 1980 he guest-starred in a TV movie called Murder Can Hurt You! (1980), a spoof on popular detective shows, in which he played "Lt. Palumbo"; ironically, 14 years later he appeared in a serious role in Columbo: Undercover (1994).
  2. Sylvester Stallone gave Young an inscribed gold Cartier watch in the 1990s, which he still wears.
  3. Served in U.S. Marines from 1957 to 1959.
  4. Jobs worked during his salad days were as a carpet cleaner, salesman and installer.
  5. Used to be a boxer.
  6. Along with Sylvester Stallone and Tony Burton, he is the only other actor to have appeared in all six 'Rocky' movies.
  7. The film Tom in America (2014) marks the first time Young has played a gay man in his career.
  8. Did 4 movies in 4 consecutive years with James Caan. Cinderella Liberty(1973), The Gambler (1974), The Killer Elite (1975) and Harry and Walter Go To New York (1976). These were some of Burt Young's first roles, before famously playing Pauly in Rocky (1976). They would eventually work together again 20 years later in The North Star (1996).
  9. Is the only actor to have been recognized by the Stinkers Bad Movie Awards in both their first year (1978) and last year (2006).
  10. In 2017 he will return to the stage as an aging mob boss in "The Last Vig," a new play that is scheduled to run from January 14 - February 19, 2017, at The Zephyr Theatre in Los Angeles.
  11. In 1978 he starred in two productions which he wrote, 'Uncle Shannon' and the television film 'I Don't Like This'.
  12. One episode of 'Baretta' earned him an Emmy nomination while another episode was from his original script.

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