Burgess Meredith

16 Nov 1907 - 9 Sep 1997

Actor, Director

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.


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Filmography (46 titles)

(movie, 1995)
···Grumpier Old Men
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Grandpa Gustafson)
(movie, 1993)
···Grumpy Old Men
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Family
Role: Actor (as Grandpa Gustafson)
(movie, 1990)
···Rocky V
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Mickey Goldmill)
(movie, 1990)
···State of Grace
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Finn)
(movie, 1990)
···Oddball Hall
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Ingersol)
(movie, 1988)
···Full Moon in Blue Water
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as The General)
(movie, 1987)
···Mister Corbett's Ghost
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Mad Tom)
(movie, 1986)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Judge Aaron Klein)
(movie, 1985)
···Santa Claus: The Movie
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Family
Role: Actor (as Ancient Elf)
(movie, 1985)
···Santa Claus
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Ancient Elf)
(movie, 1983)
···Twilight Zone: The Movie
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Narrator (voice) (uncredited))
(movie, 1982)
···Rocky III
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Mickey Goldmill)
(movie, 1981)
···True Confessions
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Msgr. Seamus Fargo)
(movie, 1981)
···Clash of the Titans
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Role: Actor (as Ammon)
(movie, 1981)
···The Last Chase
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Captain J.G. Williams)
(movie, 1980)
···Final Assignment
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Zak)
(movie, 1979)
···Rocky II
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Mickey Goldmill)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Puff)
(movie, 1978)
···Foul Play
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Mr. Hennessey)
(movie, 1978)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Ben Greene)
(movie, 1978)
···The Great Bank Hoax
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Jack Stutz)
(movie, 1977)
···The Sentinel
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Charles Chazen)
(movie, 1977)
···Tail Gunner Joe
Genre: Biography, Drama
Role: Actor (as Joseph Welch)
(movie, 1976)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Mickey Goldmill)
(movie, 1976)
···Burnt Offerings
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Arnold Allardyce)
(movie, 1975)
···92 in the Shade
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Goldsboro)
(movie, 1975)
···The Day of the Locust
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Harry Greener)
(movie, 1972)
···The Man
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Senator Watson)
(movie, 1969)
···Hard Contract
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Ramsey Williams)
(movie, 1969)
···Mackenna's Gold
Genre: Action, Western
Role: Actor (as The Storekeeper)
(movie, 1968)
···Stay Away, Joe
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Western
Role: Actor (as Charlie Lightcloud)
(movie, 1966)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Comedy, Science Fiction, Crime
Role: Actor (as The Penguin)
(movie, 1966)
···Madame X
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Dan Sullivan)
(movie, 1963)
···The Cardinal
Genre: Drama, History, War
Role: Actor (as Father Halley)
(movie, 1949)
···The Man on the Eiffel Tower
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor, Director
(movie, 1947)
···Mine Own Executioner
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Felix Milne)
(movie, 1946)
···Magnificent Doll
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as James Madison)
(movie, 1946)
···The Diary of a Chambermaid
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Captain Mauger)
(movie, 1945)
···The Story of G.I. Joe
Genre: Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Ernie Pyle)
(movie, 1942)
···Street of Chance
Genre: Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Frank Thompson · Danny Nearing)
(movie, 1941)
···Tom Dick and Harry
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Harry)
(movie, 1940)
···Castle on the Hudson
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Steven Rockford)
(movie, 1939)
···Of Mice and Men
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as George)
(movie, 1938)
···Spring Madness
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as The Lippencott)
(movie, 1937)
···There Goes the Groom
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Dick Matthews)
(movie, 1936)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Mio Romagna)