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Born: November 16, 1908(1908-11-16) Cleveland, Ohio
Died: September 9, 1997 Malibu, California
Cause of Death: Alzheimer's disease and melanoma.
Notable because: Suffered from Cyclothymia, a form of bipolar disorder leading to violent mood swings.
Burgess Meredith was a versatile two-time Academy Award-nominated American actor. He was known for portraying Rocky Balboa's trainer Mickey Goldmill in the Rocky films and The Penguin in the television series Batman. Contemporary fans recall him as "Grandpa Gustavson" (Jack Lemmon's father) in the films Grumpy Old Men and Grumpier Old Men.
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