That was over 37 years ago in 1982.
In 1997 he died aged 89, starring in 103 films in his career, 22 since Rocky III was released.
In Rocky III, I think Burgess Meredith looks:
Rocky III scores 6.6 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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