Burgess Meredith

Actor · Writer · Producer
IVA Star Rating : 81
Oliver Burgess Meredith 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... read more

Oliver Burgess Meredith 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.

Birth Name

Oliver Burgess Meredith

Born

Saturday, 16 November 1907

Died

Tuesday, 09 September 1997

Actor Filmography

40 Years of Rocky: The Birth of a Classic (archive footage) 2020
John G. Avildsen: King of the Underdogs Mickey 2017
The Sixties The Penguin 2013
Ancient Aliens Self 2009
5 Second Movies Mickey Goldmill 2008
Pioneers of Television Henry Bemis in Twilight Zone Episode Time Enough At Last 2008
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Dr. Snow, Narrator 2007
John Wayne: Behind the Scenes (archive footage) 2007
Rocky Balboa Mickey Goldmill 2006
Return to the Batcave: the Misadventures of Adam and Burt The Penguin 2003
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

40 Years of Rocky: The Birth of a Classic (archive footage) 2020
John G. Avildsen: King of the Underdogs Mickey 2017
The Sixties The Penguin 2013
Ancient Aliens Self 2009
5 Second Movies Mickey Goldmill 2008
Pioneers of Television Henry Bemis in Twilight Zone Episode Time Enough At Last 2008
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Dr. Snow, Narrator 2007
John Wayne: Behind the Scenes (archive footage) 2007
Rocky Balboa Mickey Goldmill 2006
Return to the Batcave: the Misadventures of Adam and Burt The Penguin 2003
The John Garfield Story Self 2003
De Superman à Spider-Man: L'aventure des super-héros Pinguine 2001
The 70th Annual Academy Awards Self (Memorial Tribute) 1998
Grumpier Old Men Grandpa Gustafson 1995
Across the Moon Barney 1995
Tall Tale Old Man 1995
Wild Bill: Hollywood Maverick Self 1995
Camp Nowhere Fein 1994
La Classe américaine L'homme de l'hélicoptère / The Helicopter Man (archive footage) 1993
Grumpy Old Men Grandpa Gustafson 1993
Lincoln Winfield Scott (voice) / Winfield Scott 1992
Mastergate Wiley Slaughter 1992
Dame Edna's Hollywood Self 1991
Preminger: Anatomy of a Filmmaker Narrator / Narrator/Presenter/Himself 1991
Night of the Hunter Birdy 1991
Rocky V Mickey Goldmill / Mickey 1990
State of Grace Finn 1990
Oddball Hall Ingersol 1990
The Pat Sajak Show Self 1989
John Huston: The Man, the Movies, the Maverick Prologue narrator 1989
Full Moon in Blue Water The General 1988
Hot to Trot Don's Dad 1988
South of Reno Clip from 'Second Chorus' 1988
In the Heat of the Night Judge Cully, Judge Culley 1988
Mister Corbett's Ghost Mad Tom 1987
King Lear Don Learo 1987
G.I. Joe: The Movie Golobulus 1987
American Masters (archive footage) 1986
Outrage! Judge Aaron Klein 1986
The Blinkins: the Bear and the Blizzard Mr. Ben the Owl 1986
Santa Claus: The Movie Ancient Elf 1985
Rocky IV Mickey Goldmill 1985
Broken Rainbow Historical Voices 1985
Night of 100 Stars II Self 1985
Wet Gold Sampson 1984
Twilight Zone: The Movie Narrator 1983
Dexter the Dragon & Bumble the Bear Bul Super 1983
Gloria Dr. Willard Adams 1982
Faerie Tale Theatre Mr. Mole 1982
Rocky III Mickey Goldmill 1982
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Frank Capra Himself 1982
True Confessions Msgr. Seamus Fargo 1981
Man, Myth and Titans Self - Host 1981
Clash of the Titans Ammon 1981
The Last Chase Captain J.G. Williams 1981
Final Assignment Zak 1980
When Time Ran Out... Rene Valdez 1980
The Toni Tennille Show Self 1979
Archie Bunker's Place Dr. Adams, Dr. Willard Adams, Dr. Williard Adams 1979
Rocky II Mickey / Mickey Goldmill 1979
Magic Ben Greene 1978
The Great Bank Hoax Jack Stutz 1978
Puff the Magic Dragon Puff 1978
Foul Play Mr. Hennessey 1978
The Manitou Dr. Snow 1978
The Return of Captain Nemo Prof. Waldo Cunningham 1978
The Living Sands of Namib Narrator (voice) / Narrator 1978
Golden Rendezvous Van Heurden 1977
The Last Hurrah Cardinal Burke 1977
The 29th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Self - Winner 1977
SST: Death Flight Willy Basset 1977
Tail Gunner Joe Joseph Welch 1977
The Sentinel Charles Chazen 1977
Rocky Mickey / Mickey Goldmill 1976
Burnt Offerings Arnold Allardyce 1976
The 48th Annual Academy Awards Self - Nominee 1976
The Hindenburg Emilio Pajetta 1975
The Master Gunfighter Narrator (voice) / Narrator 1975
92 in the Shade Goldsboro 1975
Hay que matar a B. Hector 1975
The Day of the Locust Harry Greener / Harry 1975
Dinah! Self 1974
Korg: 70,000 B.C. Narrator 1974
Golden Needles Winters 1974
Search V.C.R. Cameron 1972
The Man Senator Watson 1972
A Fan's Notes Mr. Blue 1972
Beware! The Blob Old Hobo 1972
Probe V.C.R. Cameron 1972
Getting Away from It All Captain Frank Coffin / Capt. Frank Coffin 1972
Such Good Friends Kalman 1971
Clay Pigeon Freedom Lovelace 1971
Winter of the Witch Narrator / Narrated by 1970
There Was a Crooked Man... The Missouri Kid 1970
The Bold Ones: The Senator George P. Mallon 1970
McCloud Marvin Sloan 1970
The Yin and the Yang of Mr. Go The Dolphin 1970
The Reivers Lucius / Narrator (voice) / Narrator 1969
Night Gallery Charlie Finnegan, Dr. William Fall (segment "The Little Black Bag") 1969
Love, American Style Harrison Merriweather (segment "Love and the Artful Codger"), The Reverend (segment "Love and the Hypnotist") 1969
Room 222 Morris Henry 1969
The David Frost Show Self 1969
Hard Contract Ramsey Williams 1969
Mackenna's Gold The Storekeeper 1969
Skidoo The Warden 1968
The Name of the Game Richard Garver 1968
Stay Away, Joe Charlie Lightcloud 1968
Dear Mr. Gable Narrator 1968
Torture Garden Dr. Diabolo (Framework Story) / Dr. Diabolo (Framing Story) 1967
Mannix Noah Otway 1967
Ironside Alfred Carney, Harry Grenadine 1967
Personality Self 1967
Hurry Sundown Judge Purcell 1967
The Invaders Theodore Booth 1967
The Crazy-Quilt Narrator 1966
The Monkees The Penguin 1966
Batman The Penguin 1966
A Big Hand for the Little Lady Doc Scully 1966
Batman The Penguin 1966
Madame X Dan Sullivan / Dan M. Sullivan 1966
The Trials of O'Brien Judge Benjamin Vincent 1965
The Loner Siedry 1965
The Wild Wild West Orkney Cadwallader 1965
Laredo Grubby Sully 1965
Please Don't Eat the Daisies Muldoon 1965
In Harm's Way Commander Egan Powell 1965
Branded Horace Greeley 1965
Profiles in Courage John Peter Altgeld 1964
Daniel Boone Alex Hemming 1964
12 O'Clock High Dr. Michael Rink 1964
Fanfare for a Death Scene Prof. George Bannerman 1964
The Lloyd Thaxton Show Self 1964
The Cardinal Father Ned Halley / Father Halley 1963
Hollywood and the Stars Self 1963
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Tumblers Fuller 1963
Mr. Novak Principal Martin Woodridge 1963
Burke's Law Burton Reese, Harold Harold, Sidney Wilde 1963
Breaking Point Walter Osborne 1963
The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters Saracen 1963
The Eleventh Hour Christopher Norbert III / Christopher Norbert II 1962
The Virginian Muley, Tim Bradbury 1962
Sam Benedict Cyrus Carter 1962
Advise & Consent Herbert Gelman 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Actor 1961
Ben Casey Lester Partridge 1961
Our American Heritage Eli Whitney 1959
Play of the Week Vladimir 1959
The Twilight Zone Henry Bemis, Luther Dingle, Mr. Smith, Romney Wordsworth 1959
Sunday Showcase Eli Whitney 1959
Bonanza Owney Duggan 1959
The Bell Telephone Hour Self - Host 1959
Rawhide Hannibal H. Plew, Tom Gwynn, Matthew Higgins 1959
77 Sunset Strip Vincent Marion 1958
Naked City Duncan Kleist 1958
The Ben Hecht Show Self - Actor 1958
Albert Schweitzer Narrator (voice) / Narrator 1957
Suspicion Ramskill 1957
The DuPont Show of the Month Narrator 1957
Wagon Train Grover Allen 1957
The Jack Paar Tonight Show Himself 1957
Joe Butterfly Joe Butterfly 1957
The Magical World of Disney Henry Meade 1954
The United States Steel Hour Alec Sherwood 1953
Excursion Self - Host 1953
General Electric Theater Thomas A. Edison, Velvet Pants 1953
Omnibus (segment "The Virtuous Island"), Self - Interviewer, Everyman (segment "Everyman"), (segment "The Sea of Winslow Homer"), Narrator (segment "Excursion House"), Avon Horsley Jr. (segment "A Christmas Tie") 1952
I've Got a Secret Self - Guest 1952
The Name's the Same Self - Contestant 1951
Celanese Theatre Rodney Deane 1951
Tales of Tomorrow Paul 1951
The Billy Rose Show Billy Rose 1950
Lux Video Theatre David 1950
The Arthur Murray Party Self - Actor, Self 1950
Your Show of Shows Self - Guest Performer 1950
What's My Line? Himself - Guest Panelist 1950
Robert Montgomery Presents Stage Manager, Frank Hugo / Self - Guest Host 1950
The Man on the Eiffel Tower Joseph Heurtin 1950
The Ken Murray Show Self 1950
Works of Calder Narrator 1950
The Big Story Himself - Narrator, Himself - Host / Narrator, Himself - Host 1949
Jigsaw Jack - Bartender (cameo appearance) 1949
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall Himself 1948
Studio One Gulley Jimson 1948
The Ford Theatre Hour Biff Grimes 1948
Repertory Theatre 1948
The Milton Berle Show Self - Actor 1948
We, the People Self - Actor 1948
On Our Merry Way Oliver M. Pease 1948
Mine Own Executioner Felix Milne 1947
Magnificent Doll James Madison 1946
Lights Out Professor Lyman 1946
The Diary of a Chambermaid Captain Mauger 1946
A Walk in the Sun Narrator 1945
Story of G.I. Joe Ernie Pyle - Scripps-Howard War Correspondent / Ernie Pyle 1945
Salute to France Joe - the American Soldier 1944
Attack! Battle of New Britain Narrator (voice) / Narrator 1944
Tunisian Victory American Soldier 1944
Hymn of the Nations Narrator(voice) / Narrator 1944
The Rear Gunner Pvt. L.A. Pee Wee Williams 1943
Street of Chance Frank Thompson / Danny Nearing 1942
The Forgotten Village Narrator 1941
Tom, Dick and Harry Harry 1941
That Uncertain Feeling Alexander Sebastian 1941
Second Chorus Hank Taylor 1941
San Francisco Docks Johnny Barnes 1940
Castle on the Hudson Steven Rockford / Steve Rockford 1940
Of Mice and Men George Milton / George 1940
Idiot's Delight Quillery / Quillary 1939
Spring Madness The Lippencott 1938
There Goes the Groom Dick Matthews / Derek "Dick" Matthews 1937
Winterset Mio Romagna 1936
The Scoundrel Flop House Bum 1935

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

1977 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1977 Emmy Outstanding Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Comedy or Drama Special Won
1976 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1976 Golden Globe Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture Nominated
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