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Ned Beatty

Ned Thomas Beatty (born July 6, 1937) is an American actor. He 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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Jul 6, 1937 In Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Deliverance 1972-07-30
Latest Project:
Movie The Big Ask 2014-05-30
Known For
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... 2014-02-01
Movie The Big Ask Old Man Carl 2014-05-30
Movie Baggage Claim Mr. Donaldson 2013-09-27
Movie Casting By Himself 2012-09-09
Movie Rango Mayor Tortoise John (voice) 2011-03-02
Movie Rampart Hartshorn 2011-11-23
Movie Toy Story 3 Lotso (voice) 2010-06-16
Movie The Killer Inside Me Chester Conway 2010-02-19
Movie In the Electric Mist Twinky LeMoyne 2009-04-15
Movie The Walker Jack Delorean 2007-02-13
Movie Shooter Senator Charles F. Meachum 2007-03-22
Movie Charlie Wilson's War Doc Long 2007-12-19
Movie Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut Otis (archive footage) 2006-11-02
Movie The Wool Cap Gigot's Father 2004-11-20
Movie Where the Red Fern Grows The Sheriff 2003-05-03
Movie Thunderpants Gen. Ed Sheppard 2002-05-24
Movie Homicide: The Movie Stanley Bolander 2000-02-13
Movie Cookie's Fortune Lester Boyle 1999-01-22
Movie Life Dexter Wilkins 1999-04-16
Movie He Got Game Warden Wyatt 1998-05-01
Movie The Affair Col. Banning 1995-10-14
Movie Just Cause McNair 1995-02-17
Series Streets of Laredo Judge Roy Bean 1995-11-12
Movie Replikator Insp. Victor Valiant 1994-01-01
Movie Outlaws: The Legend of O.B. Taggart 1994-01-01
Movie Radioland Murders General Walt Whalen 1994-10-21
Movie Illusions Landlord 1993-05-28
Movie Ed and His Dead Mother Uncle Benny 1993-06-04
Movie La Classe américaine Frédéric (archive footage) 1993-12-31
Movie Trial: The Price of Passion Scoot Shepard 1992-05-03
Movie Prelude to a Kiss Dr. Boyle 1992-07-10
Movie Earth and the American Dream 1992-10-01
Movie T Bone N Weasel Doc Tatum 1992-11-02
Movie Going Under Admiral Malice 1991-08-23
Movie Hear My Song Josef Locke 1991-12-27
Movie Tennessee Nights Charlie Kiefer 1991-10-12
Movie A Cry in the Wild Pilot Jake Holcomb 1990-06-01
Movie Big Bad John Charlie Mitchelle 1990-02-01
Movie Repossessed Ernest Weller 1990-09-14
Movie Captain America Sam Kolawetz 1990-12-14
Movie Physical Evidence James Nicks 1989-01-27
Movie Time Trackers Harry Orth 1989-05-01
Movie Ministry of Vengeance Rev. Bloor 1989-11-03
Movie Switching Channels Roy Ridnitz 1988-03-05
Movie Drug Free Kids: A Parents' Guide Self 1988-01-11
Movie The Unholy Lt. Stern 1988-04-22
Movie Purple People Eater Grandpa 1988-12-01
Movie The Fourth Protocol Borisov 1987-02-24
Movie The Haunting of Barney Palmer Cole Scholar 1987-03-28
Movie Rolling Vengeance Tiny Doyle 1987-10-02
Movie Back to School Dean David Martin 1986-06-13
Movie The Big Easy Jack Kellom 1986-11-27
Movie Answers Senator William Blaine (Segment "The Constituent") 1985-01-01
Movie Restless Natives Bender 1985-01-01
Series Robert Kennedy & His Times J. Edgar Hoover 1985-01-27
Series Celebrity Otto Leo 1984-02-12
Series The Last Days of Pompeii Diomed 1984-05-06
Movie Touched 1983-10-01
Movie Stroker Ace Clyde Torkle 1983-07-01
Movie The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez Lynch Mob Leader 1983-08-19
Movie Pray TV 1982-02-01
Movie A Woman Called Golda Sen. Durward 1982-04-26
Movie Rumpelstiltskin The King 1982-10-16
Movie The Toy Sydney Morehouse 1982-12-10
Movie Splendor in the Grass Ace Stamper 1981-10-26
Series Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones Leo Ryan 1980-04-15
Movie The Making of 'Superman: The Movie' Himself 1980-01-01
Movie Friendly Fire Gene Mullen 1980-11-09
Movie Wise Blood Hoover Shoates 1979-10-24
Movie Promises in the Dark Bud Koenig 1979-11-02
Movie 1941 Ward Douglas 1979-12-14
Movie Gray Lady Down Mickey 1978-03-10
Movie A Question of Love Dwayne Stabler 1978-11-26
Movie The Great Bank Hoax Julius Taggart 1978-11-01
Movie Exorcist II: The Heretic Edwards 1977-06-17
Movie Gator Sheriff J.C. Connors (uncredited) 1976-08-25
Movie The Big Bus Shorty Scotty 1976-06-23
Movie Network Arthur Jensen 1976-11-01
Movie Nashville Delbert Reese 1975-06-11
Movie W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings Country Bull 1975-05-21
Movie The Deadly Tower Allan Crum 1975-10-18
Movie The Execution of Private Slovik Father Stafford 1974-03-13
Movie The Last American Hero Hackel 1973-01-01
Movie The Thief Who Came to Dinner Deams 1973-03-01
Movie Dying Room Only Tom King 1973-09-18
Movie The Marcus-Nelson Murders Det. Dan Corrigan 1973-03-08
Movie White Lightning Sheriff J.C. Connors 1973-08-06
Movie Deliverance Bobby Trippe 1972-07-30
Movie The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean Tector Crites 1972-12-18