Heather Young (actress)

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Heather Young
Heather Young.jpg
Young in Land of the Giants
Born Patricia Kay Paterson
(1945-04-01) April 1, 1945 (age 72)
Bremerton, Washington, United States
Occupation Television actress

Heather Young (born April 1, 1945) is a former actress who is best known for playing the character Betty Hamilton on the television series Land of the Giants.

Life and career[edit]

Young was born Patricia Kay Paterson in Bremerton, Washington. She began her entertainment career as a singer at Disneyland. In 1967 she had a number of small roles in shows such as the Batman television series and the courtroom series Judd for the Defense. In 1968, she married David Youkstetter and now goes by the name Patricia Youkstetter.

Her first experience of working with Irwin Allen was in the final episode of The Time Tunnel called "Town of Terror". She played a regular role as Betty Ann Hamilton on Allen's next series Land of the Giants. After the cancellation of the show and appearing in the 1972 TV movie Oh, Nurse!, Young gave up acting to concentrate on her family.

Young returned to television briefly in a two-part episode in Galactica 1980, appearing in the second part called "The Night the Cylons Landed".[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Heather Young Biography". Actordatabase.com. 

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