Burgess Meredith

Total Box Office:
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Highest Rated:
100% There Was a Crooked Man (1970)
Lowest Rated:
0% Hot to Trot (1988)
Birthday:
Nov 16
Birthplace:
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Bio:
Originally a newspaper reporter, Burgess Meredith came to the screen in 1936, repeating his stage role in Winterset, a part written for him by Maxwell Anderson. Meredith has had a long and varied film career, playing everything from George in Of Mice and Men (1939) to Sylvester Stallone)'s trainer…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Hay que matar a B.
  • Actor
-- 2013
The U.S. Air Force Story
  • Actor
-- 2008
Batman - Return to the Batcave
  • Actor
-- 2003
Swing With The Duke & King Cole: Rock 'N' Roll Review
  • Actor
-- 2000
18% Grumpier Old Men
  • Grandpa Gustafson
-- 1995
Wild Bill: Hollywood Maverick
  • Actor
-- 1995
18% Camp Nowhere
  • Fein
-- 1994
Conserving America: The Wetlands
  • Narrator
-- 1994
Conserving America: The Rivers
  • Narrator
-- 1994
Across the Moon
  • Barney
-- 1994
Conserving America: Champions of Wildlife
  • Actor
-- 1994
Conserving America: Champions of Wildlife
  • Actor
-- 1994
67% Grumpy Old Men
  • Grandpa Gustafson
-- 1993
Lincoln - The Pivotal Year: 1863
  • Winfield Scott
-- 1992
Lincoln - "I Want to Finish This Job": 1864
  • Winfield Scott
-- 1992
Lincoln - "Now He Belongs to the Ages": 1865
  • Winfield Scott
-- 1992
Maxwell Anderson - Lost in the Stars
  • Actor
-- 1992
Lincoln - The Making of a President: 1860 - 1862
  • Winfield Scott
-- 1992
Oddball Hall
  • Ingersol
-- 1991
Dear Mr. Gable
  • Narrator
-- 1991
26% Rocky V
  • Mickey
-- 1990
83% State of Grace
  • Finn
-- 1990
John Huston - The Man, the Movies, the Maverick
  • Actor
-- 1989
0% Hot to Trot
  • Don's Dad [uncredited]
-- 1988
17% Full Moon in Blue Water
  • The General
-- 1988
50% King Lear
  • Don Learo
-- 1987
Mr. Corbett's Ghost
  • Actor
-- 1987
Blinkins, The - The Bear and the Blizzard
  • Actor
-- 1986
43% G.I. Joe: The Movie
  • Golobulus
-- 1986
Outrage
  • Judge Aaron Klein
-- 1986
17% Santa Claus - The Movie
  • Ancient Elf
-- 1985
Broken Rainbow
  • Actor
-- 1985
Wet Gold
  • Sampson
-- 1984
65% Twilight Zone: The Movie
  • Narrator
-- 1983
Puff and the Incredible Mr. Nobody
  • Actor
-- 1982
61% Rocky III
  • Mickey
-- 1982
The Last Chase
  • Capt. Williams
-- 1981
66% Clash of the Titans
  • Ammon
-- 1981
73% True Confessions
  • Seamus Fargo
-- 1981
When Time Ran Out
  • Rene Valdez
-- 1980
Final Assignment
  • Zak
-- 1980
Puff the Magic Dragon in the Land of Living Lies
  • Actor
-- 1979
72% Rocky II
  • Mickey
-- 1979
43% The Manitou
  • Dr. Ernest Snow
-- 1978
83% Magic
  • Ben Greene
-- 1978
Puff, the Magic Dragon
  • Actor
-- 1978
74% Foul Play
  • Hennessey
-- 1978
The Return of Captain Nemo
  • Actor
-- 1978
The Great Bank Hoax (Shenanigans)(The Great Georgia Bank Hoax)
  • Jack
-- 1977
SST: Death Flight (Flight of the Maiden)
  • Actor
-- 1977
Golden Rendezvous
  • Van Heurden
-- 1977
Great Bank Hoax
  • Actor
-- 1976
55% The Sentinel
  • Chazen
-- 1976
38% Burnt Offerings
  • Brother
-- 1976
92% Rocky
  • Mickey
-- 1976
Master Gunfighter
  • Actor
-- 1975
64% The Day of the Locust
  • Harry Greener
-- 1975
92 in the Shade
  • Goldsboro
-- 1975
40% The Hindenburg
  • Pajetta
-- 1975
Golden Needles
  • Winters
-- 1974
UFOs: It Has Begun
  • Actor
-- 1973
Beware! The Blob (Son of the Blob)
  • Actor
-- 1972
The Man
  • Sen. Watson
-- 1972
Probe
  • Actor
-- 1972
A Fan's Notes
  • Mr. Blue
-- 1972
Yin and Yang of Mr. Go
  • Director
  • Actor
-- 1971
Such Good Friends
  • Bernard Kalman
-- 1971
100% There Was a Crooked Man
  • Missouri Kid
-- 1970
Lock, Stock and Barrel
  • Actor
-- 1970
The Reivers
  • Narrator
-- 1969
Hard Contract
  • Ramsey
-- 1969
MacKenna's Gold
  • The Storekeeper
-- 1968
36% Skidoo
  • Warden
-- 1968
Stay Away, Joe
  • Charlie Lightcloud
-- 1968
Invaders 7
  • Actor
-- 1967
29% Hurry Sundown
  • Judge Purcell
-- 1967
Torture Garden
  • Dr. Diabolo
-- 1967
Madame X
  • Dan Sullivan
-- 1966
79% Batman: The Movie
  • The Penguin
-- 1966
A Big Hand for the Little Lady
  • Doc Scully
-- 1966
40% In Harm's Way
  • Commander Powell
-- 1965
60% The Cardinal
  • Father Ned Halley
-- 1963
82% Advise and Consent
  • Herbert Gelman
-- 1962
Portrait in Black
  • Actor
  • Director
-- 1960
Albert Schweitzer
  • Actor
-- 1957
Second Chance
  • Actor
-- 1953
Jigsaw
  • Bartender
-- 1949
The Man on the Eiffel Tower
  • Huertin
  • Director
-- 1949
Mine Own Executioner
  • Felix Milne
-- 1949
Man on the Run
  • Actor
-- 1949
On Our Merry Way (A Miracle Can Happen)
  • Oliver Pease
-- 1948
Diary of a Chambermaid
  • Producer
  • Captain Mauger
  • Screenwriter
-- 1946
Magnificent Doll
  • James Madison
-- 1946
73% The Story of G.I. Joe
  • Ernie Pyle
-- 1945
Tunisian Victory
  • Actor
-- 1944
Nostalgia World War II Video Library #4
  • Actor
-- 1943
Street of Fire
  • Actor
-- 1942
Street of Chance
  • Frank Thompson
-- 1942
Tom, Dick and Harry
  • Harry
-- 1941
Pot o' Gold
  • Actor
-- 1941
60% That Uncertain Feeling
  • Sebastian
-- 1941
The Forgotten Village
  • Narrator
-- 1941
Castle on the Hudson
  • Steven Rockford
-- 1940
Second Chorus
  • Hank Taylor
-- 1940
Idiot's Delight
  • Quillery
-- 1939
100% Of Mice and Men
  • George Milton
-- 1939
Winterset
  • Mio
-- 1936
Street of Chance
  • Actor
-- 1930

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Quotes from Burgess Meredith's Characters

    1. Grandpa Gustafson: Well you can wish in one hand and crap in the other, and see which get filled first.
    From Grumpier Old Men. Submitted by russell b (4 months ago)
    1. Mickey: You're the Champ! Now get up for one more round!
    From Rocky V. Submitted by John B (7 months ago)
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