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Gig Young won Best Supporting Actor for ("They Shoot Horses, Don't They?") in 1969. In his acceptance speech. he said, "I'm really quite speechless." Married five times, he divorced three times, was widowed, and fatally shot his last wife---only a few weeks after their marriage---and then turned the gun on himself. One of his wives wrote a book about his tragic life entitled The Final Gig.