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Burgess Meredith

Burgess Meredith's biography

Oliver Burgess Merideth is 90 years old director born at Cleveland. Burgess was born on Saturday 16th of November 1907. He is often nicknamed as `Buzz`. According to year of birth 1907 he belongs to Greatest Generation. Birthday on 16th of November means he is Scorpio. Scorpio is a watery sign. These people are very intense in their thoughts. They always learn from the transformatory phase of their life.

Burgess is white american. He is citizen of United States of America. He is methodist. His primary profession is to be director. You can know Burgess also as character actor, screenwriter, stage actor, film actor, television actor, theatrical director, journalist, film producer. Burgess is recently known as film director.

Burgess Meredith's family

Burgess Meredith's ex wife

Paulette Goddard

Burgess Meredith and Paulette Goddard have been together since 1944 for 5 years. She is known as actor. Burgess´s ex wife was born on Friday 3rd of June 1910 in Queens. Burgess´s ex wife died on Monday 23rd of April 1990 in Ronco sopra Ascona. Paulette Goddard was 83 years old, when this happened.

Burgess Meredith's schools

We found 3 schools He attended. Complete list of schools: Amherst College, Hoosac School, Cathedral School of St. John the Divine.

Detailed informations about Burgess´s schools

He studied high school - Cleveland Choir School, Hoosak Falls Prep School, New York.

Burgess studied university - Amherst College, U.S. Air Force 1942 - 1945.

Burgess Meredith's career

His main focus is to be director. He is famous thanks to Rocky, Of Mice and Men, Batman.

Is Burgess Meredith gay ?

Burgess is known to be straight.

How did Burgess Meredith die

Burgess died on on Tuesday 9th of September 1997 when he was 90 years old. Burgess Merediths death was caused by melanoma & alzheimer`s disease. It happend like natural causes.

Awards and competitions

Burgess Meredith's Awards

  • He received award for Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor for work Magic in 1978
  • He received award for Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor for work Clash of the Titans in 1981
  • Burgess received award for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for work Tail Gunner Joe in 1977

Burgess Meredith's Nominations

  • He was nominated for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for work The Day of the Locust in 1975
  • He was nominated for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor

Burgess Meredith's quotes

  • I was born a character actor. I was never really a leading man type.
  • Like the seasons of the year, life changes frequently and drastically. You enjoy it or endure it as it comes and goes, as it ebbs and flows.
  • I'll just take amusement at being a paradox.
  • Franchot Tone is nuttier than a fruitcake, so don't let the genteel frosting fool you.
  • See also Other Works |  Publicity Listings |  Official Sites

Burgess Meredith's height, weight, body shape, eye color, hair color

Lets describe how Burgess Meredith looks. We will focus on Burgess´s height, weight, body shape, eye color, hair color and shoe size. Burgess is tall as 5' 5½" (166 cm). He weights 130lbs (59 kg). Body build is slim. His eyes are tinted brown - dark. Burgess´s hair is shade of brown - dark. If you are really curious, you may find interesting his shoe size is 10.