Legendary actor, Burgess Meredith, was born Oliver Burgess Meredith on Nov 16, 1907 in Cleveland, OH. Meredith died at the age of 89 on Sep 9, 1997 in Malibu, CA .
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Although Meredith was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.
|1976||Best Supporting Actor||Rocky (1976)||Mickey||Nominated|
He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.
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Judge Purcell: Don't you rattle your skeleton in my court! Your being here at all constitutes a treachery to the entire white community that's too colossal to be believed!
Harry Tate: [referring to Tropp] Don't he give a damn what people think, him ridin' around the country in a hearse?
Doc Joseph Scully: If you're the richest undertaker in Texas, you're entitled to a fancy rig, but if you spend your days and nights trying to keep people alive, you ride around in the likes of this.
[he shakes the reins of his carriage]
Doc Joseph Scully: Giddy-up!
Janie: Where's your car?
Harry: Why, do you mind walking?
Janie: [laughs] I'd love to.
Harry: Good, I like to walk.
Janie: I guess, if you don't have to, you want to, hunh?
Harry: Well, even if you don't want to, you may have to, so... might as well want to.
Janie: [laughs] I guesss if you don't want to, and you don't have to, you just don't if you don't want to.
Harry: Yeah, well, you can always take a taxi!
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