Leigh Taylor-Young (born January 25, 1945) is an American actress who has appeared on stage, screen, and television. Leigh Taylor-Young was born on January 25, 1945, in Washington, D.C. Her last name is an amalgamation of the last names of her father, a diplomat, and her stepfather, a successful Detroit executive. Her younger siblings are actress and sculptor Dey Young and writer/director Lance Young. Taylor-Young was raised in Oakland County, Michigan, and graduated from Groves High School in Beverly Hills, Michigan, in 1963. Before attending Northwestern University as an economics major, she spent a summer shifting scenery and sweeping up at a Detroit little theater.
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