Appeared (as "Stephen Minch") in "The Star-Wagon" on Broadway. Drama/fantasy. Written by Maxwell Anderson
. Musical Director: Bert Pearl
. Directed / produced by Guthrie McClintic
. Empire Theatre: 29 Sep 1937-Apr 1938 (closing date unknown/223 performances). Cast: Lillian Gish
(as "Martha Minch"), 'Evelyn Abbott, Alan Anderson,
2 Articles |
Lieutenant Burgess Meredith | Burgess Meridith
5' 5½" (1.66 m)
Meredith, William George
| Burgess, Ida Beth
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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 ...
Was the second choice for the role of the Penguin on Batman
(1966). Producers had originally wanted Spencer Tracy
in the role, but Tracy would not sign unless his character was allowed to kill Batman. Obviously, they did not want to kill the main character, so the role went to Meredith.