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Burgess Meredith

Burgess Meredith
Meredith in February 1938
Personal information
Birth nameOliver Burgess Meredith
Birth dateNovember 16, 1907
Place of birthCleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Date of deathSeptember 9, 1997(age 89)
Death placeMalibu, California, U.S.
OccupationActor, singer, producer, director, screenwriter
Years active1936 96
SpouseHelen Derby (1933 35)
Margaret Perry (1936 38)
Paulette Goddard (1944 50)
Kaja Sundsten (1950 97; his death)

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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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