Alcohol and drugs destroyed actor Gig Young’s career — and his life. He was hooked on the tranquilizer Valium, taking seven pills a day, washed down with booze.
Amid the storm I think about my wife, as I do every day, but particularly on this day, the day she left the earth.
Nineteen months after the death of his wife, it is as though she just vanished. Poof! One minute she was here and the next she was gone.
“He came in by himself,” one bartender recalled, “and always sat in the same place, on the bar stool near the door. He was a very lonely man.” The actor spent his final days in a depression “so deep he rarely left his sofa.”