How old was Burgess Meredith in the movie Grumpy Old Men?

Burgess Meredith was 85 in Grumpy Old Men when he played the character 'Grandpa Gustafson'.

That was over 31 years ago in 1993.

In 1997 he died aged 89, starring in 128 films in his career, 7 of those after Grumpy Old Men was first released. If he were alive today he would be 116.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Grumpy Old Men, I think Burgess Meredith looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Donald Petrie has worked with Burgess Meredith just once in his career.
  • Burgess Meredith's first movie was as 'Flop House Bum' in The Scoundrel, released in 1935 when he was 26
  • Grumpy Old Men scores 6.61 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of Grumpy Old Men

Burgess Meredith's other movies