American actor, painter, and author Young Burt passed away at the age of 83. Burt was featured in various movies, but he is remembered for the Oscar-nominated movie Rocky, in which he played a character named Paulie Pennino.
It was reported on October 8, 2023, that he was no more. The news of Young’s death was shared by her daughter, his fans, and his family.
What was Burt Young’s Cause of Death?
Young died on October 8, 2023, in Los Angeles. The news of his death was not revealed earlier by his family as they needed time for mourning.
But on October 18, Burt Young’s daughter Anne Morea Steingesier told the New York Times that the actor has died and no cause of death was given. Some reports claim that he might have died of age-related ailments.
After the news came out of Burt Young’s death, his old friend and co-actor of the movie Rocky, Sylvester Stallone, paid tribute to him. He took to his social media and remembered the late actor by sharing a black-and-white picture of them sitting together and chatting.
The actor even wrote a heartfelt message for him. In the message, he stated that his dear friend, Burt Young, was an incredible man and an artist, and he and the world will miss him. RIP.
Who was Burt Young?
Burt Young was born on April 30, 1940, and was raised in Corona, Queens, New York. Young’s parents Josephine and Michael DeLouise were of Italian descent. Young was trained in the actors’ studio under Lee Strasberg.
Burt Young lived in Port Washington, New York. Burt was married to Gloria, and they had one daughter named Anne Morea Steingesier, who is married and has one child. Young’s wife died in 1974.
Burt Young Career
Burt Young gained popularity as an actor with the movie Rocky, which was released in 1976. In the movie, he played the supporting role of Paulie Pennino for Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) as his best friend and brother-in-law. He was also nominated for the Oscar for best supporting role in the movie.
Young did various movies like Chinatown, Convoy, Once Upon a Time in America, The Gambler, The Pope of Greenwich Village, A Summer to Remember, Back to School, The Killer Elite Transamerica, Bottom of the 9th, and many other movies.