That was over 40 years ago in 1979.
In 1997 he died aged 89, starring in 103 films in his career, 28 since Rocky II was released.
In Rocky II, I think Burgess Meredith looks:
Rocky II scores 6.9 out of 10 on The Movie Database.
Burgess Meredith's first acting role was as 'Flop House Bum' in The Scoundrel, released in 1935 when he was 27.
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