Apparently, Burt Young had an only child named Anne Morea with his wife Gloria. Morea gave him a grandson. Details about Morea and her son remain secluded from the public domain.
Who was Burt Young?
Young, whose real name is Gerald Tommaso DeLouise, was an American actor, author, and painter. He played Rocky Balboa’s brother-in-law and best friend Paulie Pennino in the Rocky film series, his performance in the first instalment of which earned him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Burt Young biography and career
Robert Young was born on April 30, 1940, in Corona, Queens, New York. He was raised by his parents, Josephine and Michael DeLouise, who worked as a high school shop teacher. Young, who had Italian heritage, received his training from Lee Strasberg at the Actors Studio. From 1957 to 1959, Young served in the United States Marine Corps, where he actively participated in boxing and achieved an impressive record of winning 32 out of 34 bouts.
Young gained recognition for his portrayal of rough-edged, working-class Italian-American characters. His most notable role was as Paulie, Rocky Balboa’s friend and future brother-in-law, in the 1976 film Rocky. This performance earned him an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Young is one of the four actors, alongside Sylvester Stallone, Stu Nahan, and Tony Burton, who appeared in all six Rocky films.
However, he did not reprise his role in the 2015 film Creed, as the character was depicted as having passed away in 2012. Throughout his career, Young appeared in various films, including Chinatown, Convoy, Back to School, The Pope of Greenwich Village, Once Upon a Time in America, Last Exit to Brooklyn, Downtown: A Street Tale, and Amityville II: The Possession. On television, Young made appearances in popular shows such as The Rockford Files, Baretta, Law & Order, Walker, Texas Ranger, All In The Family, MAS*H, and Miami Vice.
He also had a memorable guest role on The Sopranos, portraying Bobby Baccalieri’s father, who, while battling cancer, comes out of retirement to carry out a hit on his godson, “Mustang Sally” Intile, as punishment for brutally assaulting a family friend for simply talking to Intile’s girlfriend.
Burt Young death: How did he die?
Burt Young passed away at the age of 83 years old. It was not immediately clear what caused his death. The New York Times reports that Young passed away in Los Angeles on October 8.
“Burt was an actor of tremendous emotional range,” his manager Lynda Bensky said in a statement provided to Fox News Digital. “He could make you cry, and he could scare you to death.”
Bensky added, “But the real pathos that I experienced was the poignancy of his soul. That’s where it came from.”
Before attempting his hand at acting, Young was an enthusiastic boxer and completed a tour of duty in the US Marines. At the Actors Studio, he received training from Lee Strasberg. Apart from performing, Young also painted, and her works can be found in galleries all over the world.
Who are Burt Young children?
It appears that Burt Young and his wife Gloria had a single child named Anne Morea. He earned a grandson from Morea. Information on Morea and her son is not available to the general public.