Birthday greetings to actor ALAN YOUNG; he’s 96 years old today. best known for his role as Wilbur Post in the television series Mister Ed[ and as the voice of Scrooge McDuck in Disney films, TV series. Young's film debut was Margie (1946), and featured in Chicken Every Sunday (1949). In 1950, the television version of The Alan Young Show began. By 1951, the series had garnered not only praise but also several Primetime Emmy awards, including "Outstanding Lead Actor" for Alan Young.