Number Three damn..i loved this guy

spunkanado (
Thu, 11 Sep 1997 05:08:27 -0400 (EDT)

*** Character actor Burgess Meredith dies at age 88

Actor Burgess Meredith, who in seven decades played roles as varied as
the Penguin in the "Batman" TV series, the grizzled trainer in the
"Rocky" films and the tragic hobo George in "Of Mice and Men," has
died at age 88, the Cable News Network reported. CNN said he died at
his home in Malibu. The son of a Cleveland doctor, Meredith began his
career as a doormouse in a Broadway production of "Alice in
Wonderland" in the 1930s. He won an Emmy in 1977 for his portrayal of
lawyer Joseph Welch in the docudrama "Tail Gunner Joe." For the full