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Ned Beatty

1937-07-06 Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Image of Ned Beatty


Ned Thomas Beatty (July 6, 1937 – June 13, 2021) was an American actor. He was nominated for an Academy Award, two Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award; and won a Drama Desk Award. These nominations stemmed from his performances in films and TV series like Network (1976), Friendly Fire (1979), Last Train Home (1990), Hear My Song (1991) and the adaptation movie "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" (2004). He had great commercial success in memorable roles such as the executive Bobby Trippe in Deliverance (1972), Tennessee lawyer Delbert Reese in Nashville (1975), general attorney Dardis in All the President's Men (1976), the priest Edwards in Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977), Lex Luthor's henchman Otis in Superman (1978) and Superman II (1980), Bates' right hand man Sydney Morehouse in The Toy (1982), twice characters Borisov and Pavel Petrovic in The Fourth Protocol (1987), TV presenter Ernest Weller in Repossessed (1990), Rudy Ruettiger's father in Rudy (1993), detective McNair in Just Cause (1995), Ray and Claude's warden/employer Dexter Wilkins in Life (1999), the simple sheriff in Where the Red Fern Grows (2003), the corrupt Senator Charles F. Meachum in Shooter (2007), United States Congressman Doc Long in Charlie Wilson's War (2007) and the voice of antagonist Lots-O'-Huggin' Bear in Toy Story 3 (2010). Description above from the Wikipedia article Ned Beatty, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


The Big Ask Old Man Carl 2014-05-30
And the Oscar Goes to... Self (archive footage) 2014-02-01
Baggage Claim Mr. Donaldson 2013-09-27
Casting By Self 2012-11-01
Rango Mayor (voice) 2011-03-02
Rampart Hartshorn 2011-11-23
Toy Story 3 Lotso (voice) 2010-06-16
The Killer Inside Me Chester Conway 2010-02-19
In the Electric Mist Twinky LeMoyne 2009-04-15
Charlie Wilson's War Doc Long 2007-12-19
The Walker Jack Delorean 2007-02-13
Shooter Senator Charles F. Meachum 2007-03-22
Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut Otis 2006-11-02
Look, Up in the Sky! The Amazing Story of Superman Self (archive footage) 2006-06-12
The Making of 'Network' Self 2006-02-28
Sweet Land Harmo 2005-10-21
The Wool Cap Gigot's Father 2004-11-20
Where the Red Fern Grows Sheriff Abe McConnell 2003-05-03
Roughing It Slade 2002-03-16
Thunderpants Gen. Ed Sheppard 2002-05-24
I Was a Rat Mudduck 2001-12-09
Spring Forward Murph 2000-12-10
Homicide: The Movie Stanley Bolander 2000-02-13
Life Dexter Wilkins 1999-04-16
Cookie's Fortune Lester Boyle 1999-03-24
He Got Game Warden Wyatt 1998-05-01
The Curse of Inferno Moles Huddenel 1996-12-30
Crazy Horse Dr. McGillicuddy 1996-07-07
Outlaws: The Legend of O.B. Taggart Sam Lawrence 1995-02-17
Just Cause McNair 1995-02-17
The Affair Col. Banning 1995-10-14
Radioland Murders General Whalen 1994-10-21
Replikator Insp. Victor Valiant 1994-01-01
Rudy Daniel Ruettiger 1993-09-17
La Classe américaine Frédéric (archive footage) 1993-12-31
Illusions Landlord 1993-05-28
Warren Oates: Across the Border Narrator (voice) 1993-11-10
Ed and His Dead Mother Uncle Benny 1993-06-04
Lincoln Dennis Hanks (voice) 1992-12-26
Earth and the American Dream Reader (voice) 1992-10-01
T Bone N Weasel Doc Tatum 1992-11-02
Blind Vision Sgt. Logan 1992-07-07
Prelude to a Kiss Dr. Boyle 1992-07-10
Trial: The Price of Passion Scoot Shepard 1992-05-03
Going Under Admiral Malice 1991-08-23
Tennessee Nights Charlie Kiefer 1991-10-12
Hear My Song Josef Locke 1991-12-27
Angel Square 1991-10-11
Chattahoochee Dr. Harwood 1990-04-20
A Cry in the Wild Pilot 1990-06-01
Repossessed Ernest Weller 1990-09-14
The Tragedy of Flight 103: The Inside Story Edward C. Acker 1990-12-09
Back to Hannibal: The Return of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn Duke of Bridgewater 1990-10-21
Big Bad John Charlie Mitchelle 1990-02-01
Captain America Sam Kolawetz 1990-12-14
Sex and Buttered Popcorn Self - Host 1989-01-01
Last Train Home Cornelius van Horne 1989-11-30
Spy Thomas Ludlow 1989-12-28
Ministry of Vengeance Rev. Bloor 1989-11-03
Time Trackers Harry Orth 1989-05-01
Physical Evidence James Nicks 1989-01-27
Go Toward the Light George 1988-11-01
After the Rain Matthew Bonner 1988-09-23
Midnight Crossing Ellis 1988-05-13
The Unholy Lt. Stern 1988-04-22
Purple People Eater Grandpa 1988-12-01
Drug Free Kids: A Parents' Guide Self 1988-01-11
Switching Channels Roy Ridnitz 1988-03-05
Shadows in the Storm Thelonious Pitt 1988-01-01
The Trouble with Spies Harry Lewis 1987-12-04
Rolling Vengeance Tiny Doyle 1987-10-02
The Haunting of Barney Palmer Cole Scholar 1987-03-28
The Fourth Protocol Borisov 1987-02-24
The Big Easy Jack Kellom 1986-11-27
Back to School Dean Martin 1986-06-13
Answers Senator William Blaine (Segment "The Constituent") 1985-01-01
Konrad Mr. Thomas 1985-10-13
Hostage Flight Art Hofstadter 1985-11-17
Restless Natives Bender 1985-06-01
Charlotte Forten's Mission: Experiment in Freedom Reverend Mansfield French 1985-02-25
Kentucky Woman Luke Telford 1983-01-11
Touched Herbie 1983-10-01
Stroker Ace Clyde Torkle 1983-07-01
The Toy Sydney Morehouse 1982-12-10
Pray TV Rev. Freddy Stone 1982-02-01
The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez Lynch Mob Leader 1982-06-29
A House Divided: Denmark Vessey's Rebellion Benjamin Hammett 1982-02-17
A Woman Called Golda Sen. Durward 1982-04-26
Rumpelstiltskin The King 1982-10-16
The Violation of Sarah McDavid Dr. Walter Keys 1981-05-19
All the Way Home Ralph Follet 1981-12-21
Splendor in the Grass Ace Stamper 1981-10-26
The Incredible Shrinking Woman Dan Beame 1981-01-30
The Making of 'Superman: The Movie' Self 1980-01-01
Superman II Otis 1980-12-09
The American Success Company Mr. Elliott 1980-03-01
All God's Children Mike Naponic 1980-04-28
Hopscotch Myerson 1980-09-26
Friendly Fire Gene Mullen 1980-11-09
Promises in the Dark Bud Koenig 1979-11-02
Wise Blood Hoover Shoates 1979-10-24
1941 Ward Douglas 1979-12-14
Gray Lady Down Mickey 1978-03-10
Superman Otis 1978-12-14
A Question of Love Dwayne Stabler 1978-11-26
The Great Bank Hoax Julius Taggart 1978-11-01
Tail Gunner Joe Sylvester 1977-02-06
Visions: The Gardener's Son Pinky 1977-01-06
Our Town Dr. Gibbs 1977-05-30
Exorcist II: The Heretic Edwards 1977-06-17
Alambrista! Anglo Coyote 1977-10-16
Lucan Larry MacElwaine 1977-05-22
All the President's Men Dardis 1976-04-09
Network Arthur Jensen 1976-11-14
Gator Sheriff J.C. Connors (uncredited) 1976-08-25
Mikey and Nicky Kinney 1976-12-21
The Big Bus Shorty Scotty 1976-06-23
Silver Streak Bob Sweet 1976-12-03
Attack on Terror: The FBI vs. the Ku Klux Klan Ollie Thompson 1975-02-20
Nashville Delbert Reese 1975-06-11
W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings Country Bull 1975-05-21
The Deadly Tower Allan Crum 1975-10-18
The Execution of Private Slovik Father Stafford 1974-03-13
The Marcus-Nelson Murders Det. Dan Corrigan 1973-03-08
Dying Room Only Tom King 1973-09-18
The Thief Who Came to Dinner Deams 1973-03-01
The Last American Hero Hackel 1973-07-27
White Lightning Sheriff J.C. Connors 1973-08-06
The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean Tector Crites 1972-12-18
Deliverance Bobby Trippe 1972-08-18
Footsteps Frank Powell 1972-10-03