Burgess Meredith’s Death – What Happened?

Burgess Meredith Died

The movie actor Burgess Meredith passed away at age 89, impressive.

Biography - A Short Wiki

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.

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.

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

How did Burgess Meredith die?

Alzheimer's Disease caused Burgess Meredith's death in 1997.

He wrote in his 1994 autobiography So Far, So Good that he had violent mood swings caused by cyclothymia, a form of bipolar disorder. On September 9, 1997, Meredith died at age 89 from complications of Alzheimer’s disease and melanoma, and his remains were cremated.

Information about the death of Burgess Meredith
Cause of deathAlzheimer's Disease
Age of death89 years
ProfessionMovie Actor
BirthdayNovember 16, 1907
Death dateSeptember 9, 1997
Place of deathMalibu, California, United States
Place of burialN/A


"I disappear from the public eye and get rediscovered quite often."

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