Appeared (as "Liliom") in "Liliom" on Broadway (revival). Written by Ferenc Molnár
. Material adapted by Benjamin Glazer
. Incidental music by Deems Taylor
. Musical Director: Max Weiser. Directed by Benno Schneider
. 44th Street Theatre: 25 Mar 1940-11 May 1940 (56 performances). Cast included: Ajax, Jane Amar, Kenneth Bates,
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Lieutenant Burgess Meredith | Burgess Meridith
5' 5½" (1.66 m)
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[on his childhood] All my life, to this day, the memory of my childhood remains grim and incoherent. If I close my eyes and think back, I see little except violence and fear. In those early years, I somehow came to understand I would have to draw from within myself whatever emotional resources I needed to go wherever I was headed. As a result, for years, I became a boy who lived almost totally ...
His character, the Penguin, was so popular as a villain on the television series Batman
(1966), the producers always had a Penguin script ready in case Meredith wanted to appear as a guest star.