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Burgess Meredith

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Birthday
16, 1907
Birthplace
Cleveland, OH
Death Date
Sep 9, 1997 (89)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
16, 1907
Birthplace
Cleveland, OH
Death Date
Sep 9, 1997 (89)

About

He played Rocky's trainer and played The Penguin in Batman. He became the first man to win two Saturn Awards for Best Supporting Actor.

Before Fame

In 1929, he joined the Eva Le Gallienne Civic Theatre company in New York. He was discharged from the army in 1944 to film The Story of G.I. Joe.

Trivia

He won multiple Emmy Awards and was nominated for two Academy Awards.

Family Life

He was married to his first wife, Helen Derby, from 1933 to 1935. His fourth marriage to Kaja Sundsten lasted for 46 years.

Associated With

He starred in the film adaptation of Of Mice and Men, for which Aaron Copland composed the music.