Burgess Meredith

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…

Highest Rated Movies

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
-- 2005
Swing With The Duke & King Cole: Rock 'N' Roll Review
  • Actor
-- 2000
Wild Bill: Hollywood Maverick
  • Actor
-- 1995
17% Grumpier Old Men
  • Grandpa Gustafson
-- 1995
Conserving America: The Rivers
  • Narrator
-- 1994
Across the Moon
  • Barney
-- 1994
Conserving America: The Wetlands
  • Narrator
-- 1994
Conserving America: Champions of Wildlife
  • Actor
-- 1994
Conserving America: Champions of Wildlife
  • Actor
-- 1994
18% Camp Nowhere
  • Fein
-- 1994
65% Grumpy Old Men
  • Grandpa Gustafson
-- 1993
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
Lincoln - The Pivotal Year: 1863
  • 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
17% Full Moon in Blue Water
  • The General
-- 1988
0% Hot to Trot
  • Don's Dad [uncredited]
-- 1988
50% King Lear
  • Don Learo
-- 1987
Mr. Corbett's Ghost
  • Actor
-- 1987
Outrage
  • Judge Aaron Klein
-- 1986
43% G.I. Joe: The Movie
  • Golobulus
-- 1986
Blinkins, The - The Bear and the Blizzard
  • Actor
-- 1986
Broken Rainbow
  • Actor
-- 1985
17% Santa Claus - The Movie
  • Ancient Elf
-- 1985
Wet Gold
  • Sampson
-- 1984
65% Twilight Zone: The Movie
  • Narrator
-- 1983
61% Rocky III
  • Mickey
-- 1982
Puff and the Incredible Mr. Nobody
  • Actor
-- 1982
The Last Chase
  • Capt. Williams
-- 1981
66% Clash of the Titans
  • Ammon
-- 1981
73% True Confessions
  • Seamus Fargo
-- 1981
Final Assignment
  • Zak
-- 1980
When Time Ran Out
  • Rene Valdez
-- 1980
72% Rocky II
  • Mickey
-- 1979
Puff the Magic Dragon in the Land of Living Lies
  • Actor
-- 1979
43% The Manitou
  • Dr. Ernest Snow
-- 1978
The Great Bank Hoax (Shenanigans)(The Great Georgia Bank Hoax)
  • Jack
-- 1978
83% Magic
  • Ben Greene
-- 1978
Puff, the Magic Dragon
  • Actor
-- 1978
The Return of Captain Nemo
  • Actor
-- 1978
74% Foul Play
  • Hennessey
-- 1978
SST: Death Flight (Flight of the Maiden)
  • Actor
-- 1977
Golden Rendezvous
  • Van Heurden
-- 1977
55% The Sentinel
  • Chazen
-- 1977
38% Burnt Offerings
  • Brother
-- 1976
92% Rocky
  • Mickey
-- 1976
92 in the Shade
  • Goldsboro
-- 1975
40% The Hindenburg
  • Pajetta
-- 1975
Master Gunfighter
  • Actor
-- 1975
64% The Day of the Locust
  • Harry Greener
-- 1975
Golden Needles
  • Winters
-- 1974
UFOs: It Has Begun
  • Actor
-- 1973
Beware! The Blob (Son of the Blob)
  • Actor
-- 1972
A Fan's Notes
  • Mr. Blue
-- 1972
The Man
  • Sen. Watson
-- 1972
Probe
  • Actor
-- 1972
Such Good Friends
  • Bernard Kalman
-- 1971
Yin and Yang of Mr. Go
  • Director
  • Actor
-- 1971
Lock, Stock and Barrel
  • Actor
-- 1970
100% There Was a Crooked Man
  • Missouri Kid
-- 1970
The Reivers
  • Narrator
-- 1969
MacKenna's Gold
  • The Storekeeper
-- 1969
Hard Contract
  • Ramsey
-- 1969
Stay Away, Joe
  • Charlie Lightcloud
-- 1968
Torture Garden
  • Dr. Diabolo
-- 1968
36% Skidoo
  • Warden
-- 1968
29% Hurry Sundown
  • Judge Purcell
-- 1967
Invaders 7
  • Actor
-- 1967
A Big Hand for the Little Lady
  • Doc Scully
-- 1966
Madame X
  • Dan Sullivan
-- 1966
79% Batman: The Movie
  • The Penguin
-- 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
Man on the Run
  • Actor
-- 1949
The Man on the Eiffel Tower
  • Director
  • Huertin
-- 1949
Mine Own Executioner
  • Felix Milne
-- 1949
On Our Merry Way (A Miracle Can Happen)
  • Oliver Pease
-- 1948
Diary of a Chambermaid
  • Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Captain Mauger
-- 1946
Magnificent Doll
  • James Madison
-- 1946
75% The Story of G.I. Joe
  • Ernie Pyle
-- 1945
Tunisian Victory
  • Actor
-- 1944
Nostalgia World War II Video Library #4
  • Actor
-- 1943
Street of Chance
  • Frank Thompson
-- 1942
The Forgotten Village
  • Narrator
-- 1941
Pot o' Gold
  • Actor
-- 1941
Tom, Dick and Harry
  • Harry
-- 1941
60% That Uncertain Feeling
  • Sebastian
-- 1941
Castle on the Hudson
  • Steven Rockford
-- 1940
Second Chorus
  • Hank Taylor
-- 1940
100% Of Mice and Men
  • George Milton
-- 1939
Idiot's Delight
  • Quillery
-- 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 (9 months ago)
    1. Mickey: You're the Champ! Now get up for one more round!
    From Rocky V. Submitted by John B (11 months ago)
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