Ned Beatty

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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) 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).

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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) 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.

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Gender -

Known Credits 131

Birthday 1937-07-06

Place of Birth Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Adult Actor False

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Also Known As

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Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2014 The Big Ask as Old Man Carl
2011 Rampart as Hartshorn
2011 Rango as Tortoise John (voice)
2010 Toy Story 3 as Lotso (voice)
2010 The Killer Inside Me as Chester Conway
2009 In the Electric Mist as Twinky LeMoyne
2007 Charlie Wilson's War as Doc Long
2007 Shooter as Senator Charles F. Meachum
2007 The Walker as Jack Delorean
2006 Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut as Otis
2005 Sweet Land as Harmo
2004 The Wool Cap as Gigot's Father
2003 Where The Red Fern Grows as The Sheriff
2002 Thunderpants as Gen. Ed Sheppard
2000 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation(1 episode)
2000 Homicide: The Movie as Stanley Bolander
1999 Spring Forward as Murph
1999 Cookie's Fortune as Lester Boyle
1998 He Got Game as Warden Wyatt
1996 The Curse of Inferno as Moles Huddenel
1996 Crazy Horse as Dr. McGillicuddy
1996 E! True Hollywood Story(1 episode)
1996 Gulliver's Travels as Farmer Grultrad
1996 Gulliver's Travels(2 episodes)
1995 Streets of Laredo as Judge Roy Bean
1995 Streets of Laredo(3 episodes) as Judge Roy Bean
1995 The Affair as Col. Banning
1995 Just Cause as McNair
1994 Radioland Murders as General Walt Whalen
1994 Inside the Actors Studio(1 episode)
1994 Replikator as Insp. Victor Valiant
1993 Rudy as Daniel Ruettiger
1993 The Boys(7 episodes) as Herbert Francis 'Bert' Greenblatt
1993 Ed and His Dead Mother as Uncle Benny
1993 Homicide: Life on the Street(40 episodes) as Stanley Bolander
1993 Warren Oates: Across the Border as Narrator
1992 Lincoln
1992 Illusions as Landlord
1992 The Golden Palace(1 episode)
1992 Prelude to a Kiss as Dr. Boyle
1991 Hear My Song as Josef Locke
1991 Tennessee Nights
1991 Angel Square
1991 Going Under
1990 Captain America as Sam Kolawetz
1990 Repossessed as Ernest Weller
1990 Law & Order(1 episode)
1990 A Cry in the Wild as Pilot Jake Holcomb
1990 Big Bad John as Charlie Mitchelle
1989 Spy as Thomas Ludlow
1989 Ministry of Vengeance as Rev. Bloor
1989 Chattahoochee as Dr. Harwood
1989 Time Trackers as Harry Orth
1989 B.L. Stryker(1 episode)
1989 Physical Evidence as James Nicks
1988 Purple People Eater as Grandpa
1988 Go Toward the Light as George
1988 Go Toward the Light as Dr. Gladstone
1988 Roseanne(5 episodes)
1988 Midnight Crossing as Ellis
1988 The Unholy as Lt. Stern
1988 Switching Channels as Roy Ridnitz
1988 Shadows in the Storm
1987 The Trouble with Spies as Harry Lewis
1987 Rolling Vengeance as Tiny Doyle
1987 The Fourth Protocol as Borisov / Petrovic
1986 The Big Easy as Jack Kellom
1986 Back to School as Dean David Martin
1985 Hostage Flight as Art Hofstadter
1985 The New Alfred Hitchcock Presents(1 episode)
1985 Robert Kennedy and His Times as J. Edgar Hoover
1985 Robert Kennedy & His Times(3 episodes) as J. Edgar Hoover
1985 Restless Natives as Bender
1985 Konrad as Mr. Thomas
1985 Answers as Senator William Blaine (Segment "The Constituent")
1984 Highway to Heaven(2 episodes)
1984 The Last Days of Pompeii as Diomed
1984 Celebrity as Otto Leo
1983 Touched
1983 Stroker Ace as Clyde Torkle
1982 The Toy as Sydney Morehouse
1982 Faerie Tale Theatre(1 episode)
1982 A Woman Called Golda as Sen. Durward
1981 All the Way Home as Ralph Follet
1981 The Incredible Shrinking Woman as Dan Beame
1980 Superman II as Otis
1980 Hopscotch as Myerson
1980 Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones as Leo Ryan
1980 The American Success Company as Mr. Elliott
1979 1941 as Ward Douglas
1979 Promises in the Dark as Bud Koenig
1979 Wise Blood as Hoover Shoates
1979 Friendly Fire as Gene Mullen
1978 Superman as Otis
1978 A Question of Love as Dwayne Stabler
1978 A Question of Love as Mike Guettner
1978 The Great Bank Hoax as Julius Taggart
1978 Gray Lady Down as Mickey
1977 Alambrista! as Anglo Coyote
1977 Szysznyk(15 episodes)
1977 Exorcist II: The Heretic as Edwards
1977 Our Town as Dr. Gibbs
1977 Lucan(15 episodes)
1977 Nashville 99(1 episode)
1977 Tail Gunner Joe as Sylvester
1977 Tales of the Unexpected (US)(1 episode)
1976 Mikey and Nicky as Kinney
1976 Silver Streak as Bob Sweet
1976 Network as Arthur Jensen
1976 Gator as Sheriff J.C. Connors
1976 The Big Bus as Shorty Scotty
1976 All the President's Men as Martin Dardis
1975 The Deadly Tower as Allan Crum
1975 Nashville as Delbert Reese
1975 W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings as Country Bull
1975 Attack on Terror: The FBI vs. the Ku Klux Klan as Ollie Thompson
1974 Petrocelli(1 episode)
1974 The Execution of Private Slovik as Father Stafford
1973 Dying Room Only as Tom King
1973 White Lightning as Sheriff J.C. Connors
1973 Confeso Por Coaccion as Det. Dan Corrigan
1973 The Thief Who Came to Dinner as Deams
1973 The Last American Hero as Hackel
1972 The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean as Tector Crites
1972 M*A*S*H(1 episode) as Colonel Hollister
1972 The Streets of San Francisco(1 episode)
1972 The Waltons(1 episode)
1972 The Rookies(1 episode)
1972 Deliverance as Bobby
1968 Hawaii Five-O(1 episode)
1955 Gunsmoke(1 episode)
1900 I Was a Rat(0 episodes)
1900 Friendly Fire(0 episodes)

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