Burgess Meredith

Burgess Meredith
1907 - 1997

Burgess Meredith  American Actor


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Rest in peace.


Burgess Meredith was previously married to Kaja Sundsten (1951 - 1997), Paulette Goddard (1944 - 1949), Margaret Perry (1936 - 1938) and Helen Derby (1932 - 1935).

Burgess Meredith was in relationships with Nichelle Nichols (1961), Gussie Moran (1949), Ingrid Bergman (1940), Tallulah Bankhead, Peggy Ashcroft, Olivia de Havilland, Norma Shearer and Lauren Bacall.

Burgess Meredith had encounters with Marlene Dietrich (1948), Hedy Lamarr (1943), Carole Landis (1941 - 1942) and Rosalind Russell (1939).


American Actor Burgess Meredith passed away on 9th Sep 1997 Malibu CA aged 89. Born Oliver Burgess Merideth on 16th November, 1907 in Cleveland, Ohio and educated at Hoosak Falls Prep School, New York, Burgess Meredith is most remembered for Rocky, Of Mice and Men, Batman in a career that spanned 1930–1996 and 1929–1996. His zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Burgess Meredith was in an on-screen matchup with Paulette Goddard in On Our Merry Way (1948).

Burgess Meredith is a member of the following lists: Emmy Award winners, American film actors and American television actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating8 - - -
Married4 47 years, 8 months 16 years, 2 months 3 years, 5 months
Encounter4 1 month, 1 day 15 days 1 month
Total16 47 years, 8 months 4 years 1 month


First Name Burgess
Last Name Meredith
Full Name at Birth Oliver Burgess Merideth
Alternative Name `Buzz`
Age 89 (age at death) years
Birthday 16th November, 1907
Birthplace Cleveland, Ohio
Died 9th September, 1997
Place of Death Malibu CA
Cause of Death Melanoma & Alzheimer`s Disease
Buried Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Height 5' 5½" (166 cm)
Weight 130lbs (59 kg)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Distinctive Feature Distinct, Raspy voice, Short
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Sexuality Straight
Religion Methodist
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Cleveland Choir School, Hoosak Falls Prep School, New York
University Amherst College, U.S. Air Force 1942 - 1945
Occupation Text Actor, producer, director, writer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Rocky, Of Mice and Men, Batman
Year(s) Active 1930–96, 1930–1996, 1929–1996
Brand Endorsement (1996) Radio commercials: Carnation Hot Cocoa, (1996) TV commercial: Mercy Health Centers, (1991) TV commercial: Sargento Cheese of Wisconsin, (1988-90) TV commercials: Florida Orange Juice, (1986) TV commercial: Drixoral, (1985) TV commercial: US Cheese Board
Shoe Size 10
Official Websites www.nndb.com/people/143/000043014/, www.biography.com/people/burgess-meredith-9542624
Father Dr. William George Meredith
Mother Ida Beth
Family Member Jonathon (son), Tala (daughter)
Friend Larry Hagman, James Stewart, Henry Fonda, John Gielgud, John Steinbeck, Bill Brady Jr, Franchot Tone, Charlie Chaplin, Cesar Romero, Dolores Moran, Adam West

Oliver Burgess Meredith (November 16, 1907 – September 9, 1997) was an American actor, director, producer, and writer. 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 by invitation, 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.

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Burgess Meredith89 ScorpioActor
Nichelle Nichols88 CapricornActress
Kaja Sundsten88 CapricornDancer
Gussie Moran89 VirgoTennis
Marlene Dietrich90 CapricornActress
Hedy Lamarr85 ScorpioActress
Carole Landis29 CapricornActress
Paulette Goddard79 GeminiActress
Ingrid Bergman67 VirgoActress
Rosalind Russell69 GeminiActress
Margaret Perry94 PiscesActress
Helen Derby34Spouse
Olivia de Havilland104 CancerActress
Norma Shearer80 LeoActress
Lauren Bacall89 VirgoActress
Tallulah Bankhead66 AquariusActress
Peggy Ashcroft83 CapricornActress
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NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
TalaFemaleKaja Sundsten
JonathonMale7th July, 195170 years oldKaja Sundsten


Across the Moon1995BarneyMovie
Grumpier Old Men1995Grandpa GustafsonMovie
Tall Tale1995Old Man (uncredited)Movie
Camp Nowhere1994FeinMovie
The Great Battles of the Civil War1994Gettysburg Star and Banner Columnist (Episode 6) (voice)TV Show
Grumpy Old Men1993Grandpa GustafsonMovie
Lincoln1992Winfield Scott (voice)TV Movie
Mastergate1992Wiley SlaughterTV Movie
Night of the Hunter1991BirdyTV Movie
Rocky V1990MickeyMovie
State of Grace1990FinnMovie
Oddball Hall1990IngersolMovie
The Wickedest Witch1989Narrator (voice)TV Movie
Full Moon in Blue Water1988The GeneralMovie
Hot to Trot1988Don's Dad (voice, uncredited)Movie
In the Heat of the Night1988Judge Culley, Judge CullyTV Show
King Lear1987Don Learo (uncredited)Movie
Mister Corbett's Ghost1987Mad TomTV Movie
Outrage!1986Judge Aaron KleinTV Movie
The Blinkins: The Bear and the Blizzard1986Mr. Ben the Owl (voice)TV Movie
Santa Claus1985Ancient ElfMovie
Answers1985Chas Potter (Segment "The Constituent")TV Movie
Wet Gold1984SampsonTV Movie
Zebulon Pike and the Blue Mountain1984NarratorMovie
Als je begrijpt wat ik bedoel1983Bul Super (English version, voice)Movie
Twilight Zone: The Movie1983Narrator (voice, uncredited)Movie
Chasing the Limits1983Narrator (voice)TV Movie
Rocky III1982Mickey GoldmillMovie
Puff and the Incredible Mr. Nobody1982Puff (voice)TV Movie
Gloria1982Dr. Willard AdamsTV Show
Faerie Tale Theatre1982Mr. MoleTV Show
Clash of the Titans1981AmmonMovie
The Last Chase1981Captain J.G. WilliamsMovie
True Confessions1981Msgr. Seamus FargoMovie
Mr. Griffin and Me1981Kenneth GriffinTV Movie
Final Assignment1980ZakMovie
When Time Ran Out...1980Rene ValdezMovie
Rocky II1979MickeyMovie
Puff the Magic Dragon in the Land of the Living Lies1979Puff (voice)TV Movie
Archie Bunker's Place1979Dr. Adams, Dr. Willard Adams, Dr. Williard AdamsTV Show
Foul Play1978Mr. HennesseyMovie
Magic1978Ben GreeneMovie
The Manitou1978Dr. SnowMovie
Puff the Magic Dragon1978Puff (voice)TV Movie
The Amazing Captain Nemo1978Prof. Waldo CunninghamTV Movie
The Great Bank Hoax1978Jack StutzMovie
Kate Bliss and the Ticker Tape Kid1978William BlackstoneTV Movie
Golden Rendezvous1977Van HeurdenMovie
The Sentinel1977Charles ChazenMovie
SST: Death Flight1977Willy BassetTV Movie
Johnny, We Hardly Knew Ye1977John F. 'Honey Fitz' FitzgeraldTV Movie
Tail Gunner Joe1977Joseph WelchTV Movie
"Hallmark Hall of Fame" The Last Hurrah1977Cardinal BurkeTV Movie
The Wandering Muse of Artemus Flagg1977Artemus FlaggTV Movie
Burnt Offerings1976Arnold AllardyceMovie
Circasia1976ClownShort Film
92 in the Shade1975GoldsboroMovie
The Day of the Locust1975HarryMovie
The Hindenburg1975Emilio PajettaMovie
The Master Gunfighter1975Narrator (voice)Movie
Time of Apollo1975Narrator (voice)Short Film
Golden Needles1974WintersMovie
Korg: 70,000 B.C.1974NarratorTV Show
Hay que matar a B.1974HectorMovie
Freakies1974Narrator (voice)Movie
Old Faithful1973Chief RangerTV Movie
Beware! The Blob1972Old Hobo (uncredited)Movie
The Man1972Senator WatsonTV Movie
Probe1972V.C.R. CameronTV Movie
Search1972V.C.R. CameronTV Show
A Fan's Notes1972Mr. BlueMovie
Getting Away from It All1972Captain Frank CoffinTV Movie
The New Healers1972Dr. SimmonsTV Movie
Clay Pigeon1971Freedom LovelaceMovie
Such Good Friends1971KalmanMovie
Lock, Stock and Barrel1971Rev. Willie PursleTV Movie
The Strange Monster of Strawberry Cove1971Henry MeadeTV Movie
The Man and the City1971TV Show
Father, The1971Captain NedShort Film
The Yin and the Yang of Mr. Go1970The DolphinMovie
There Was a Crooked Man...1970The Missouri KidMovie
McCloud1970Marvin SloanTV Show
The Bold Ones: The Senator1970George P. MallonTV Show
Hard Contract1969Ramsey WilliamsMovie
Mackenna's Gold1969The StorekeeperMovie
The Reivers1969Lucius, Narrator (voice)Movie
Winter of the Witch1969Narrated by (voice)TV Movie
Love, American Style1969Harrison Merriweather (segment "Love and the Artful Codger"), The Reverend (segment "Love and the Hypnotist")TV Show
Night Gallery1969Charlie Finnegan, Dr. William Fall (segment "The Little Black Bag")TV Show
Room 2221969Morris HenryTV Show
Skidoo1968The WardenMovie
Stay Away, Joe1968Charlie LightcloudMovie
The Name of the Game1968Richard GarverTV Show
Hurry Sundown1967Judge PurcellMovie
Torture Garden1967Dr. Diabolo (Framework Story)Movie
Ironside1967Alfred Carney, Harry GrenadineTV Show
Mannix1967Noah OtwayTV Show
The Invaders1967Theodore BoothTV Show
CBS Children's Film Festival1967NarratorTV Show
A Big Hand for the Little Lady1966Doc Scully (as Burgess Meridith)Movie
Batman: The Movie1966The PenguinMovie
Madame X1966Dan SullivanMovie
Batman1966The PenguinTV Show
The Monkees1966The PenguinTV Show
The Crazy-Quilt1966Narrator (voice)Movie
In Harm's Way1965Commander Egan PowellMovie
Branded1965Horace GreeleyTV Show
Laredo1965Grubby SullyTV Show
Please Don't Eat the Daisies1965MuldoonTV Show
The Loner1965SiedryTV Show
The Trials of O'Brien1965Judge Benjamin VincentTV Show
The Wild Wild West1965Orkney CadwalladerTV Show
12 O'Clock High1964Dr. Michael RinkTV Show
Daniel Boone1964Alex HemmingTV Show
Profiles in Courage1964John Peter AltgeldTV Show
Fanfare for a Death Scene1964Prof. George BannermanTV Movie
The Cardinal1963Father Ned HalleyMovie
Burke's Law1963Burton Reese, Harold Harold, Sidney WildeTV Show
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963Tumblers FullerTV Show
Breaking Point1963Walter OsborneTV Show
Mr. Novak1963Principal Martin WoodridgeTV Show
The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters1963SaracenTV Show
Advise & Consent1962Herbert GelmanMovie
Sam Benedict1962Cyrus CarterTV Show
The Eleventh Hour1962Christopher Norbert II, Christopher Norbert IIITV Show
The Virginian1962Muley, Tim BradburyTV Show
Ben Casey1961Lester PartridgeTV Show
Bonanza1959Owney DugganTV Show
Play of the Week1959VladimirTV Show
Rawhide1959Hannibal H. Plew, Matthew Higgins, Tom GwynnTV Show
Sunday Showcase1959TV Show
The Twilight Zone1959Luther Dingle, Mr. Smith, Romney WordsworthTV Show
Ah, Wilderness!1959Sid DavisTV Movie
Our American Heritage1959Eli WhitneyTV Show
77 Sunset Strip1958Vincent MarionTV Show
Naked City1958Duncan KleistTV Show
The Kidnappers1958Louis HalliburtonMovie
Suspicion1957RamskillTV Show
The DuPont Show of the Month1957NarratorTV Show
Wagon Train1957Grover AllenTV Show
Joe Butterfly1957Joe ButterflyMovie
Albert Schweitzer1957Narrator (voice)Movie
The Magical World of Disney1954Henry MeadeTV Show
G.E. True Theater1953Thomas A. Edison, Velvet PantsTV Show
The United States Steel Hour1953Alec SherwoodTV Show
Omnibus1952(segment "The Sea of Winslow Homer"), (segment "The Virtuous Island"), Narrator (segment "Excursion House")TV Show
Tales of Tomorrow1951PaulTV Show
Celanese Theatre1951Rodney DeaneTV Show
Lux Video Theatre1950DavidTV Show
Robert Montgomery Presents1950Stage ManagerTV Show
The Billy Rose Show1950Billy RoseTV Show
Jigsaw1949Jack - Bartender (cameo appearance) (uncredited)Movie
The Man on the Eiffel Tower1949Joseph HeurtinMovie
The Gay Adventure1949DickMovie
The Silver Theatre1949TV Show
On Our Merry Way1948Oliver M. PeaseMovie
The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse1948TV Show
Studio One in Hollywood1948Gulley JimsonTV Show
The Ford Theatre Hour1948Biff GrimesTV Show
Mine Own Executioner1947Felix MilneMovie
Magnificent Doll1946James MadisonMovie
The Diary of a Chambermaid1946Captain MaugerMovie
Lights Out1946Professor LymanTV Show
A Walk in the Sun1945Narrator (voice, uncredited)Movie
Story of G.I. Joe1945Ernie Pyle - Scripps-Howard War CorrespondentMovie
Salute to France1944Joe - the American SoldierShort Film
The Rear Gunner1943Pvt. L.A. Pee Wee Williams (as Lieutenant Burgess Meredith)Short Film
Street of Chance1942Frank ThompsonMovie
That Uncertain Feeling1941Alexander SebastianMovie
Tom Dick and Harry1941HarryMovie
Castle on the Hudson1940Steven RockfordMovie
Second Chorus1940Hank TaylorMovie
San Francisco Docks1940Johnny BarnesMovie
Idiot's Delight1939QuilleryMovie
Of Mice and Men1939George MiltonMovie
Spring Madness1938The LippencottMovie
There Goes the Groom1937Dick MatthewsMovie
Winterset1936Mio RomagnaMovie
The Scoundrel1935Flop House Bum (uncredited)Movie
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eagle39Jun 16, 2020

shared a link: https://www.triviatribute.com/burgessmeredith.html

CraigSnyderCraigSnyderMay 5, 2013

Burgess was a talented actor.
I first saw him on the Batman TV series and The Twilight Zone in the 1960's.
Everyone loved him as Mickey in the Rocky movies and he was hilarious in Grumpier Old Men.

roxxi40Lroxxi40LDec 28, 2010

Burgess Meredith met Marlene Dietrich in 1948 when they did cameo appearences in the 1949 Film Jigsaw.

RichardMay 26, 2010

Well Molly,Burgess was probably old enough to be your gtear great grandfather! I liked him best in Rocky.

MollyAug 30, 2009

My great grandfather used to caddy for Burgess Meredith, he used to tell us stories all the time (my great grandfather that is, not Burgess Meredith)

djoleSep 14, 2008

Very good actor in Rocky he change my life thanks Mickey! You will be in my mine forever!

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