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Thursday, 01 May 2008 13:57




Burgess Meredith

Born: November 16, 1908(1908-11-16) Cleveland, Ohio

Died: September 9, 1997 Malibu, California

Age: 88

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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