Burgess Meredith was 26 in The Scoundrel when he played the character 'Flop House Bum'.
That was over 88 years ago in 1935.
This was his first recorded movie acting credit (although may not technically be his first actual acting role).
In 1997 he died aged 89, starring in 128 films in his career, 127 of those after The Scoundrel was first released. If he were alive today he would be 115.
In The Scoundrel, I think Burgess Meredith looks: