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Burgess Meredith

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Oliver Burgess Meredith (November 16, 1907 – September 9, 1997), known professionally as Burgess Meredith, was an American actor in theatre, film, and television, who also worked as a director. Active for more than six decades, Meredith has been called "a virtuosic actor" who was "one of the most accomplished actors of the century." Meredith won several Emmys and was nominated for Academy Awards. Description above from the Wikipedia article Burgess Meredith, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Nov 16, 1907 In Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Scoundrel 1935-04-30
Latest Project:
Series National Archives WWII: Air War 2006-05-06
Known For
Poster of National Archives WWII: Air War
Poster of Rocky V
Poster of Rocky III
Poster of Rocky II
Series National Archives WWII: Air War Unknown 2006-05-06
Movie Tribute To Burgess Meredith Himself (archive footage) 2006-01-01
Movie Ripper Hamilton/Covington Wifford 1996-02-29
Movie Tall Tale Old Man (uncredited) 1995-03-24
Movie Across the Moon Barney 1995-03-28
Movie Grumpier Old Men Grandpa Gustafson 1995-12-22
Movie Camp Nowhere Fein 1994-08-26
Movie Grumpy Old Men Grandpa Gustafson 1993-12-25
Movie La Classe américaine The Helicopter Man (archive footage) 1993-12-31
Movie The Chaplin Puzzle Narrator 1992-02-28
Movie Mastergate Wiley Slaughter 1992-11-01
Movie Lincoln Winfield Scott (voice) 1992-12-26
Movie Night of the Hunter Birdy 1991-05-04
Movie Preminger: Anatomy of a Filmmaker Narrator/Presenter/Himself 1991-10-28
Movie Oddball Hall Ingersol 1990-06-22
Movie State of Grace Finn 1990-09-14
Movie Rocky V Mickey Goldmill 1990-11-16
Movie The Wickedest Witch Narrator (voice) 1989-10-29
Series In the Heat of the Night Judge Cully 1988-03-06
Movie Full Moon in Blue Water The General 1988-11-23
Movie King Lear Don Learo (uncredited) 1987-05-17
Movie Mr. Corbett's Ghost Mad Tom 1987-12-31
Movie Outrage! Judge Aaron Klein 1986-01-01
Movie The Blinkins: The Bear and the Blizzard Mr. Ben the Owl 1986-01-01
Movie Santa Claus: The Movie Ancient Elf 1985-10-29
Movie Answers Chas Potter (Segment "The Constituent") 1985-01-01
Movie Santa Claus: The Making of the Movie Himself 1985-12-01
Movie Thumbelina Mole 1984-06-11
Movie Wet Gold Sampson 1984-10-28
Movie Twilight Zone: The Movie Narrator (voice) (uncredited) 1983-06-24
Movie Rocky III Mickey Goldmill 1982-05-28
Movie Puff the Magic Dragon: The Incredible Mr. Nobody Puff the Magic Dragon 1982-05-17
Series Faerie Tale Theatre Mole 1982-09-11
Series Gloria Dr. Willard Adams 1982-09-26
Movie Mr. Griffin and Me Kenneth Griffin 1981-01-09
Movie The Last Chase Captain J.G. Williams 1981-04-01
Movie Clash of the Titans Ammon 1981-06-12
Movie True Confessions Msgr. Seamus Fargo 1981-09-25
Movie When Time Ran Out... Rene Valdez 1980-03-28
Movie Final Assignment Zak 1980-10-01
Movie UFOs: It Has Begun Unknown 1979-01-01
Movie Puff the Magic Dragon: The Land of the Living Lies Puff the Magic Dragon 1979-11-17
Movie Rocky II Mickey Goldmill 1979-06-15
Movie The Amazing Captain Nemo Prof. Cunningham 1978-03-08
Movie The Living Sands of Namib Narrator (voice) 1978-01-02
Movie The Manitou Dr. Snow 1978-04-28
Movie Kate Bliss and the Ticker Tape Kid William Blackstone 1978-05-26
Movie Magic Ben Greene 1978-11-08
Movie The Great Bank Hoax Jack Stutz 1978-11-01
Movie Puff, the Magic Dragon Puff 1978-10-30
Movie Foul Play Mr. Hennessey 1978-07-14
Movie The Sentinel Charles Chazen 1977-01-07
Movie Tail Gunner Joe Joseph Welch 1977-02-06
Movie Golden Rendezvous Van Heurden 1977-12-25
Movie SST: Death Flight Willy Basset 1977-02-25
Movie The Last Hurrah Cardinal Burke 1977-11-16
Movie Circasia Clown 1976-04-08
Movie Burnt Offerings Arnold Allardyce 1976-10-18
Movie Rocky Mickey Goldmill 1976-11-21
Movie Hay que matar a B. Hector 1975-06-14
Movie The Day of the Locust Harry Greener 1975-05-07
Movie 92 in the Shade Goldsboro 1975-08-22
Movie The Hindenburg Emilio Pajetta 1975-12-25
Movie The Master Gunfighter Narrator (voice) 1975-10-03
Movie Golden Needles Winters 1974-07-17
Series Korg: 70,000 B.C. Unknown 1974-09-07
Movie Old Faithful Himself 1973-01-01
Movie Probe V.C.R. Cameron 1972-02-21
Movie Beware! The Blob Old Hobo 1972-06-21
Movie Getting Away from It All Captain Frank Coffin 1972-01-19
Movie The Man Senator Watson 1972-07-19
Series Search V.C.R. Cameron 1972-09-13
Movie Lock, Stock and Barrel Unknown 1971-09-24
Movie Clay Pigeon Freedom Lovelace 1971-08-01
Movie The Strange Monster of Strawberry Cove Henry Mead 1971-10-30
Movie Such Good Friends Kalman 1971-12-16
Movie The Yin and the Yang of Mr. Go The Dolphin 1970-01-01
Movie There Was a Crooked Man... The Missouri Kid 1970-09-18
Series Night Gallery Unknown 1970-12-16
Movie The Father Captain Ned 1969-04-16
Movie Mackenna's Gold The Storekeeper 1969-03-18
Movie Hard Contract Ramsey Williams 1969-04-30
Movie Winter of the Witch Narrator 1969-10-31
Series Room 222 Unknown 1969-09-11
Movie The Reivers Lucius / Narrator (voice) 1969-12-25
Movie Dear Mr. Gable Narrator 1968-03-05
Movie Stay Away, Joe Charlie Lightcloud 1968-03-08
Movie Skidoo The Warden 1968-12-19
Series The Invaders Theodore Booth 1967-01-10
Movie Hurry Sundown Judge Purcell 1967-02-09
Series Ironside Unknown 1967-03-28
Movie Torture Garden Dr. Diabolo (Framing Story) 1967-11-01
Series Mannix Unknown 1967-09-16
Movie Madame X Dan M. Sullivan 1966-01-01
Series Batman The Penguin 1966-01-12
Movie Batman The Penguin 1966-07-30
Movie A Big Hand for the Little Lady Doc Scully 1966-05-31
Series The Monkees Unknown 1966-09-12
Movie In Harm's Way Commander Egan Powell 1965-04-05
Series Branded Unknown 1965-01-24
Series Laredo Unknown 1965-09-16
Series The Loner Unknown 1965-09-18
Movie Fanfare for a Death Scene Unknown 1964-09-01
Movie The Kidnappers Louis Halliburton 1964-06-24
Series Daniel Boone Unknown 1964-09-24
Series Profiles in Courage Unknown 1964-11-08
Series Mr. Novak Unknown 1963-09-24
Series Burke's Law Unknown 1963-09-20
Series Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Unknown 1963-10-04
Movie The Cardinal Father Halley 1963-12-12
Movie Advise & Consent Herbert Gelman 1962-06-06
Series Sam Benedict Unknown 1962-09-15
Series Ben Casey Unknown 1961-10-02
Movie Waiting for Godot Vladimir 1961-01-01
Series Rawhide Unknown 1959-01-09
Series The Twilight Zone Mr. Smith 1959-10-02
Movie Sorcerers' Village Narrator 1958-07-02
Series Naked City Unknown 1958-09-30
Movie Joe Butterfly Joe Butterfly 1957-05-29
Series Suspicion Unknown 1957-09-30
Movie Albert Schweitzer Narrator (voice) 1957-12-22
Series Tony Awards Recipient 1956-04-01
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Series Tales of Tomorrow Unknown 1951-08-03
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24
Movie Works of Calder Narrator 1950-01-01
Series Robert Montgomery Presents Unknown 1950-01-30
Series Your Show of Shows Unknown 1950-02-25
Series What's My Line? Unknown 1950-02-02
Series Lux Video Theatre Unknown 1950-10-02
Series Lights Out Unknown 1949-07-19
Movie Jigsaw Jack - Bartender (uncredited) 1949-03-11
Movie The Man on the Eiffel Tower Joseph Heurtin 1949-12-12
Series The Big Story Narrator 1949-09-16
Movie Golden Arrow Dick 1949-12-31
Movie On Our Merry Way Oliver M. Pease 1948-02-03
Series The Philco Television Playhouse Unknown 1948-10-03
Series Studio One Unknown 1948-11-07
Movie Mine Own Executioner Felix Milne 1947-11-22
Movie The Diary of a Chambermaid Captain Mauger 1946-02-15
Movie Magnificent Doll James Madison 1946-12-08
Movie Ernie Pyle's Story of G.I. Joe Ernie Pyle 1945-07-13
Movie Hymn of the Nations Narrator(voice) 1944-12-31
Movie Our Country Himself 1944-01-02
Movie Tunisian Victory American soldier (voice) 1944-03-23
Movie Attack: The Battle for New Britain Narrator (voice) 1944-06-20
Movie The United States Service Bands footage from 'The Rear Gunner' (uncredited) 1943-01-01
Movie The Rear Gunner Pvt. L.A. Pee Wee Williams 1943-04-10
Movie A Welcome to Britain Himself 1943-01-01
Movie Street of Chance Frank Thompson / Danny Nearing 1942-10-03
Movie Second Chorus Hank Taylor 1941-01-03
Movie That Uncertain Feeling Alexander Sebastian 1941-04-20
Movie Tom, Dick and Harry Harry 1941-06-13
Movie Castle on the Hudson Steve Rockford 1940-02-17
Movie San Francisco Docks Johnny Barnes 1940-12-25
Movie Idiot's Delight Quillary 1939-01-27
Movie Of Mice and Men George 1939-12-30
Movie Spring Madness The Lippencott 1938-11-11
Movie There Goes the Groom Derek "Dick" Matthews 1937-10-29
Movie Winterset Mio Romagna 1936-12-03
Movie The Scoundrel Flop House Bum 1935-04-30