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Ned Beatty

Beatty at the 1990 Annual Emmy Awards
Personal information
Birth nameNed Thomas Beatty
Birth dateJuly 06, 1937(age 73)
Place of birthLouisville, Kentucky, U.S.
Years active1956 � present
SpouseWalta Addott (1959 � 1968)
Belinda Rowley (1971 � 197?)
Dorothy Tinker (1979 � 1998)
Sandra Johnson (1999 � present)

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Ned Thomas Beatty (born July 6, 1937) is an American actor who has appeared in more than 100 films and has been nominated for an Academy Award, two Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award; and has 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 has 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) (plus its 1980 sequel), 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), Rayford and Claude's best friend Dexter Wilkins in Life (1999), the simple sheriff in Where the Red Fern Grows (2003), the corrupt Senator Charles F. Meachum in Shooter (2007), U.S. Congressman Doc Long in Charlie Wilson's War (2007) and the voice antagonist Lots-O'-Huggin' Bear in Toy Story 3 (2010).

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'The Killer Inside Me' pushes envelope, borders on sickening - Tulsa World Tweet this news
Tulsa World---...- (accounting for scenes in the movie set in downtown Fort Worth but actually shot on Boston Avenue), with Casey Affleck and -Ned Beatty- on the set here. ... - Date : Fri, 20 Aug 2010 09:12:04 GMT+00:00
Mailbag: Stephen Harper, interstellar intercourse, the Old Spice Guy - Tweet this news'm not sure why I'm writing…. it's not that I like Chad Kroeger….. nor am I a -Ned Beatty- fan, but I never want to see Deliverence again either… ... - Date : Fri, 20 Aug 2010 14:41:41 GMT+00:00
Any questions? - Tweet this news'm not sure why I'm writing…. it's not that I like Chad Kroeger….. nor am I a -Ned Beatty- fan, but I never want to see Deliverence again either… ... - Date : Tue, 17 Aug 2010 20:38:24 GMT+00:00
Toy Story 3 - Euro Weekly News Tweet this news
Euro Weekly News--Here we are also introduced to an array of new toys, most notably Lotso the bear (-Ned Beatty-) who smells of strawberries and Ken (Michael Keaton). ... - Date : Wed, 28 Jul 2010 08:49:21 GMT+00:00
Hawaii Five-O: The Ninth Season - DVD Review - Inside Pulse (blog) Tweet this news
Inside Pulse (blog)--“Oldest Profession: Latest Price” brings -Ned Beatty- to the island. He's killing hookers that aren't paying into his protection racket. ... - Date : Thu, 12 Aug 2010 17:31:28 GMT+00:00
Suspended animation - Bay Area Reporter Tweet this news
Bay Area Reporter---...- yet amuse adults with references children are too young to appreciate, ie, -Ned Beatty-, the voice of Lotso, the megalomaniacal warden at the Sunnyside ... - Date : Thu, 12 Aug 2010 04:54:29 GMT+00:00
World's longest yard sale passed through Kentucky - Lexington Herald Leader Tweet this news
Lexington Herald Leader--Starting with DW Griffith, moving on to Warren Oates, Harry Dean Stanton, Johnny Depp, -Ned Beatty- and George Clooney, the only other state I can think of ... - Date : Tue, 10 Aug 2010 13:01:00 GMT+00:00
New International One-Sheet: The Killer Inside Me - Dread Central Tweet this news
Dread Central--The film stars Casey Affleck, Jessica Alba, Elias Koteas, Kate Hudson, Bill Pullman, -Ned Beatty-, and Simon Baker. Based on the classic novel by legendary ... - Date : Mon, 02 Aug 2010 07:40:43 GMT+00:00
Toy Story 3 Movie Review - Tweet this news course, dreams turn into nightmares, and we soon learn that Lotso (-Ned Beatty-) isn't the friendly, strawberry-scented bundle of fluff he seems. ... - Date : Fri, 02 Jul 2010 16:03:51 GMT+00:00
Chrome cuts trailer for Johnny Depp-starring animated film Rango - Digital Arts Online Tweet this news
Digital Arts Online---...- so the trailer hints at the story while still showcasing the talents of co-stars Alfred Molina, Harry Dean Stanton, -Ned Beatty- and Abigail Breslin. ... - Date : Mon, 26 Jul 2010 15:03:00 GMT+00:00

2010s :
Year Film Role Notes
1972 Deliverance Bobby Trippe
The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean Tector Crites (Jackson gang/Narrator/Jersey Lily bartender)
1973 The Thief Who Came to Dinner Deams
The Last American Hero Hackel, Derby Promoter
White Lightning Sheriff J.C. Connors
1974 The Execution of Private Slovik Father Stafford TV
1975 W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings Country Bull
Nashville Delbert Reese
The Deadly Tower Allan Crum TV
M*A*S*H Col. Hollister TV
1976 All the President's Men Dardis
The Big Bus Shorty Scotty
Network Arthur Jensen Nominated - Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
Silver Streak Bob Sweet
Mikey and Nicky Kinney
1977 Exorcist II: The Heretic Edwards
Alambrista Anglo Coyote TV
1978 Gray Lady Down Mickey
The Great Bank Hoax Julius Taggart
Superman Otis
1979 Promises in the Dark Bud Koenig
Wise Blood Hoover Shoates
Friendly Fire Gene Mullen TV
1941 Ward Douglas
1980 The American Success Company Mr. Elliott
Hopscotch Myerson
Superman II Otis
1981 The Incredible Shrinking Woman Dan Beame
1982 Rumpelstiltskin The King TV
Kentucky Woman Luke Telford
The Toy Sydney Morehouse
1983 Stroker Ace Clyde Torkle
Touched Herbie
1985 Restless Natives Bender
1986 Back to School Dean David Martin
1987 The Big Easy Jack Kellom
The Fourth Protocol Borisov/Pavel Petrovic
Rolling Vengeance Tiny Doyle
The Trouble with Spies Harry Lewis
1988 Shadows in the Storm Thelonious Pitt
Switching Channels Roy Ridnitz
The Unholy Lt. Stern
Midnight Crossing Ellis
After the Rain Kozen
Purple People Eater Grandpa
1989 Time Trackers Harry Orth
Physical Evidence James Nicks
Tennessee Nights Charlie Kiefer
Chattahoochee Dr. Harwood
Ministry of Vengeance Rev. Bloor
1989 � 1994 Roseanne Ed Conner TV
1990 Last Train Home Cornelius van Horne TV
Going Under Admiral Malice
Big Bad John Charlie
Angel Square Officer Ozzie O'Driscoll / Santa Claus
A Cry in the Wild Pilot Jake Holcomb
Repossessed Ernest Weller
Fat Monroe Fat Monroe (Short feature)
Captain America Sam Kolawetz
1991 Hear My Song Josef Locke Nominated - Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture
1992 Blind Vision Sgt. Logan
Prelude to a Kiss Dr. Boyle
1993 The Golden Palace Tad Hollingsworth TV
Warren Oates: Across the Border Himself/Narrator Documentary
Rudy Daniel Ruettiger
Ed and His Dead Mother Uncle Benny
1994 Replikator Insp. Victor Valiant
The Outlaws: Legend of O.B. Taggart Unknown
Radioland Murders General Walt Whalen
1995 Just Cause McNair
1996 Crazy Horse Dr. McGillicuddy TV
Gulliver's Travels Farmer Grultrud
1997 The Curse of Inferno Moles Huddenel
1998 He Got Game Warden Wyatt
1999 Cookie's Fortune Lester Boyle
Life Dexter Wilkins
Spring Forward Murph
Hard Time: Hostage Hotel Tony TV
2000 The Wilgus Stories Fat Monroe
Homicide: The Movie Det. Stanley 'The Big Man' Bolander
2001 I Was a Rat Mudduck TV
2002 This Beautiful Life Bum
Roughing It Slade TV
Thunderpants Gen. Ed Sheppard
2003 Where the Red Fern Grows The sheriff
2004 Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Unknown Adaptation into a motion picture in 1958 , revised by Williams in 1974 and refilmed for Showtime in 1984.
The Wool Cap Gigot's Father TV
2005 Sweet Land Harmo
2007 Shooter Senator Charles F. Meachum
The Walker Jack Delorean
Charlie Wilson's War Doc Long
2009 In the Electric Mist Twinky LeMoyne
2010 The Killer Inside Me Chester Conway Sundance Film Festival 2010
Toy Story 3 Lots-O'-Huggin' Bear Voice only
2011 Rango Unknown

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