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Gig Young's relationship with Kim Schmidt ended when they both died on October 19, 1978. They had been married for less than 1 month.

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Gig Young

Entertainment - Actor

Why Famous: Second Husband of Elizabeth Montgomery

Age: 64 (11/4/1913 - 10/19/1978)


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Kim Schmidt

Other - Spouse

Why Famous: Fifth Wife of Gig Young

Age: 21 (1957 - 10/19/1978)


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Event Start Date Length
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Married 9/27/1978 less than 1 month
Deceased 10/19/1978 --
 Totalless than 1 month*

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Why did Gig Young and Kim Schmidt break up?

In 1978, three weeks after marrying German actress Kim Schmidt, Young apparently shot her to death in their New York City apartment and then turned the gun on himself. The direct cause of the murder-suicide remains unclear. Young was not quite 65, his bride 21.

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