Burgess Meredith

1907 - 1997

Burgess Meredith

Oliver Burgess Meredith (November 16, 1907 – September 9, 1997) was an American actor, director, producer, and writer. Active for more than six decades, Meredith has been called "a virtuosic actor" and "one of the most accomplished actors of the century". A lifetime member of the Actors Studio by invitation, he won several Emmys, was the first male actor to win the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor twice, and was nominated for two Academy Awards.He established himself as a leading man in Hollywood with critically acclaimed performances as George Milton in Of Mice and Men (1939), Ernie Pyle in The Story of G.I. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Burgess Meredith has received more than 4,021,315 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 391st most popular actor.

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  • 4.0M

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  • 62.31

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  • 56

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.61

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.28

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Burgess Meredith ranks 388 out of 8,832Before him are Michel Piccoli, Richard Dean Anderson, Mickey Rooney, Juliette Gréco, Jean Harlow, and Luke Perry. After him are Kate Winslet, David Hasselhoff, Lola Montez, Oona O'Neill, Diana Rigg, and Robert Wagner.

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Among people born in 1907, Burgess Meredith ranks 38Before him are Maurice Blanchot, Dora Maar, Konstantinos Karamanlis, Otto Ohlendorf, Daniel Bovet, and Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia. After him are Lucien Laurent, Erich Mielke, Solomon Asch, Henri-Georges Clouzot, Lê Duẩn, and Giovanna of Italy. Among people deceased in 1997, Burgess Meredith ranks 33Before him are Fred Zinnemann, Helenio Herrera, Edward Mills Purcell, Dora Maar, Israel Kamakawiwoʻole, and John Eccles. After him are Zoltán Czibor, Cornelius Castoriadis, Hugo Gunckel Lüer, Nikolai Tikhonov, Chaim Herzog, and Alfred Hershey.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Burgess Meredith ranks 790 out of 12,171Before him are Jerry Lee Lewis (1935), Luke Perry (1966), Herbert Spencer Gasser (1888), H. H. Holmes (1861), Boris Johnson (1964), and Ray Tomlinson (1941). After him are Paul Greengard (1925), Kenneth Arrow (1921), Priscilla Presley (1945), David Hasselhoff (1952), Ronald Wayne (1934), and Ben E. King (1938).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Burgess Meredith ranks 202Before him are Jack Palance (1919), Renée Zellweger (1969), Richard Dean Anderson (1950), Mickey Rooney (1920), Jean Harlow (1911), and Luke Perry (1966). After him are David Hasselhoff (1952), Robert Wagner (1930), Kris Jenner (1955), Don Johnson (1949), Tom Selleck (1945), and James Cromwell (1940).