Burgess Meredith

Character Actor / Screenwriter / Theatre Director / Journalist / Film Producer / Film Director | * 11/16/1907 († 89, 09/09/1997) | Cleveland, Ohio (United States of America (USA))
Oliver Burgess Meredith (November 16, 1907 – September 9, 1997) was an American actor, director, producer, and writer whose career encompassed theater, film and television. Active for more than six decades, Meredith has been called "a virtuosic actor" and "one of the most accomplished actors of the century". A lifetime member of the Actors Studio, he won several Emmys, was the first male actor to win the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor twice, and was nominated for two Academy Awards. He established himself as a leading man in Hollywood with critically acclaimed performances as George Milton in Of Mice and Men (1939), Ernie Pyle in The Story of G.I. Joe (1945), and the narrator of A Walk in the Sun (1945). Meredith was known later in his career for his appearances on The Twilight Zone and for portraying arch-villain The Penguin on the 1960s TV series Batman and boxing trainer Mickey Goldmill in the Rocky film series. For his performances in ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | TV Movies

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Awards & Nominations for Burgess Meredith

National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actor 2x Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor American Campaign Medal World War Ii Victory Medal Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie 2x Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play

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Movies with Burgess Meredith as Actor(123)

as Himself (archive footage)2006 Tribute To Burgess Meredith
as Old Man (uncredited)1995 Tall Tale
as Grandpa Gustafson1995 Grumpier Old Men
as Barney1995 Across the Moon
as Fein1994 Camp Nowhere
as Grandpa Gustafson1993 Grumpy Old Men
as The Helicopter Man (archive footage)1993 La Classe américaine
as Wiley Slaughter1992 Mastergate
as Winfield Scott (voice)1992 Lincoln
as Birdy1991 Night of the Hunter
as Narrator/Presenter/Himself1991 Preminger: Anatomy of a Filmmaker
as Ingersol1990 Oddball Hall
as Mickey Goldmill1990 Rocky V
as Finn1990 State of Grace
as Narrator1989 The Wickedest Witch
as The General1988 Full Moon in Blue Water
as Don's Dad1988 Hot to Trot
as Don Learo (uncredited)1987 King Lear
as Mad Tom1987 Mr. Corbett's Ghost
as Judge Aaron Klein1986 Outrage!
as Chas Potter (Segment "The Constituent")1985 Answers
as Ancient Elf1985 Santa Claus: The Movie
as Mole1984 Thumbelina
as Sampson1984 Wet Gold
as Narrator (voice) (uncredited)1983 Twilight Zone: The Movie
as Mickey Goldmill1982 Rocky III
as Ammon1981 Clash of the Titans
as Kenneth Griffin1981 Mr. Griffin and Me
as Captain J.G. Williams1981 The Last Chase
as Msgr. Seamus Fargo1981 True Confessions
as Rene Valdez1980 When Time Ran Out...
as Zak1980 Final Assignment
as Mickey Goldmill1979 Rocky II
as Jack Stutz1978 The Great Bank Hoax
as Prof. Cunningham1978 The Amazing Captain Nemo
as Narrator (voice)1978 The Living Sands of Namib
as Mr. Hennessey1978 Foul Play
as William Blackstone1978 Kate Bliss and the Ticker Tape Kid
as Dr. Snow1978 The Manitou
as Ben Greene1978 Magic
as Cardinal Burke1977 The Last Hurrah
as Joseph Welch1977 Tail Gunner Joe
as Van Heurden1977 Golden Rendezvous
as Willy Basset1977 SST: Death Flight
as Charles Chazen1977 The Sentinel
as Mickey Goldmill1976 Rocky
as Clown1976 Circasia
as Arnold Allardyce1976 Burnt Offerings
as Narrator (voice)1975 The Master Gunfighter
as Hector1975 Hay que matar a B.
as Harry Greener1975 The Day of the Locust
as Goldsboro1975 92 in the Shade
as Emilio Pajetta1975 The Hindenburg
as Winters1974 Golden Needles
as himself1973 Old Faithful
as Senator Watson1972 The Man
as Old Hobo1972 Beware! The Blob
as Captain Frank Coffin1972 Getting Away from It All
as Capt. Frank Coffin1972 Getting Away from It All
as V.C.R. Cameron1972 Probe
as Freedom Lovelace1971 Clay Pigeon
as Kalman1971 Such Good Friends
as The Missouri Kid1970 There Was a Crooked Man...
as Captain Ned1969 The Father
as Ramsey Williams1969 Hard Contract
as The Storekeeper1969 Mackenna's Gold
as Lucius / Narrator (voice)1969 The Reivers
as Narrator1969 Winter of the Witch
as The Warden1968 Skidoo
as Charlie Lightcloud1968 Stay Away, Joe
as Narrator1968 Dear Mr. Gable
as Dr. Diabolo (Framing Story)1967 Torture Garden
as Judge Purcell1967 Hurry Sundown
as Dan Sullivan1966 Madame X
as The Penguin1966 Batman
as Commander Egan Powell1965 In Harm's Way
as Louis Halliburton1964 The Kidnappers
as Father Halley1963 The Cardinal
as Herbert Gelman1962 Advise & Consent
as Romney Wordsworth1961 The Obsolete Man
as Vladimir1961 Waiting for Godot
as Narrator1958 Sorcerers' Village
as Joe Butterfly1957 Joe Butterfly
as Narrator (voice)1957 Albert Schweitzer
as Narrator1950 Works of Calder
as Joseph Heurtin1949 The Man on the Eiffel Tower
as Jack - Bartender (uncredited)1949 Jigsaw
as Oliver M. Pease1948 On Our Merry Way
as Felix Milne1947 Mine Own Executioner
as Captain Mauger1946 The Diary of a Chambermaid
as James Madison1946 Magnificent Doll
as Narrator (voice)1944 Attack: The Battle for New Britain
as Narrator(voice)1944 Hymn of the Nations
as American soldier (voice)1944 Tunisian Victory
as himself1944 Our Country
as Pvt. L.A. Pee Wee Williams1943 The Rear Gunner
as footage from 'The Rear Gunner' (uncredited)1943 The United States Service Bands
as himself1943 A Welcome to Britain
as Frank Thompson / Danny Nearing1942 Street of Chance
as Hank Taylor1941 Second Chorus
as Alexander Sebastian1941 That Uncertain Feeling
as Harry1941 Tom, Dick and Harry
as Steve Rockford1940 Castle on the Hudson
as Johnny Barnes1940 San Francisco Docks
as Quillary1939 Idiot's Delight
as George1939 Of Mice and Men
as The Lippencott1938 Spring Madness
as Derek "Dick" Matthews1937 There Goes the Groom
as Mio Romagna1936 Winterset
as Flop House Bum1935 The Scoundrel

TV Shows/Series with Burgess Meredith as Actor(39)

Movies with Burgess Meredith as Crew(9)

Production/Producer1976 Circasia
Directing/Director1970 The Yin and the Yang of Mr. Go
Writing/Screenplay1970 The Yin and the Yang of Mr. Go
Production/Producer1950 Works of Calder
Directing/Director1949 The Man on the Eiffel Tower
Production/Producer1948 On Our Merry Way
Writing/Screenplay1946 The Diary of a Chambermaid
Production/Producer1946 The Diary of a Chambermaid
Directing/Director1943 A Welcome to Britain

Full Name: Burgess Meredith
Born: Saturday, 11/16 1907 (November) in Cleveland, Ohio (United States of America (USA))
Died: Tuesday, 09/09 1997 (September) in Malibu (aged: 89)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Amherst College, Hoosac School
Spouses (current/former): Paulette Goddard
Other names for Burgess Meredith (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Oliver Burgess Meredith"
Burgess Meredith frequently works together with these people:
J. Pat O'Malley (20x, Actor)
Vaughn Taylor (17x, Actor)
Milton Selzer (16x, Actor)
John Hoyt (15x, Actor)
Whit Bissell (15x, Actor)
Harry Townes (15x, Actor)
James Gregory (15x, Actor)
Dane Clark (14x, Actor)
Nina Foch (14x, Actress)
Leo Penn (14x, Crew)
Otto Preminger (13x, Crew)
Alfred Ryder (13x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2758, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 06/04/2021