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Ned Beatty

Actor
Died June 13, 2021 (83 years)
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).

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Movies & Shows on Plex
  • Rampart
  • In the Electric Mist
  • The Big Easy
  • Hopscotch
  • Gulliver's Travels (1996)
  • Highway to Heaven
  • Ed and His Dead Mother
  • Streets of Laredo
  • Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones
  • The Big Ask
  • Friendly Fire
  • Illusions
  • Replikator
  • Outlaws: The Legend of O.B. Taggart
Known For
  • Rango
  • Toy Story 3
  • Shooter
  • Deliverance
  • Network
  • Superman
  • Superman II
  • Rudy
  • 1941
  • All the President's Men
  • Nashville
  • The Killer Inside Me
  • He Got Game
  • Rampart
  • Repossessed
  • The Toy
  • The Big Easy
  • Silver Streak
  • Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut
  • Captain America
  • The Fourth Protocol
  • Exorcist II: The Heretic
  • The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean
  • Just Cause

Filmography

2013
The Big Ask · as Old Man Carl
2013
Baggage Claim · as Mr. Donaldson
2012
Go On (TV Series) · as Coach Spence
2011
Rampart · as Hartshorn
2011
Rango · as Mayor (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
The Walker · as Jack Delorean
2007
Shooter · as Senator Charles F. Meachum
2006
2005
Sweet Land · as Harmo
2004
The Wool Cap · as Gigot's Father
2003
Where the Red Fern Grows · as Sheriff Abe Mcconnell
2002
Thunderpants · as Gen. Ed Sheppard
2002
Roughing It · as Slade
2001
I Was a Rat (TV Series) · as Mudduck
2000
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) · as Dr. David Lowry
2000
Homicide: The Movie · as Stanley Bolander
1999
Spring Forward · as Murph
1999
Life · as Dexter Wilkins
1999
Cookie's Fortune · as Lester Boyle
1998
Anatomy of a 'Homicide: Life on the Street' · as Det. Stanley 'the Big Man' Bolander
1998
He Got Game · as Warden Wyatt
1997
The Curse of Inferno · as Moles Huddenel
1996
The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century (TV Series) · as Herbert Hoover
1996
Crazy Horse · as Dr. Mcgillicuddy
1996
1996
Gulliver's Travels (1996) (TV Series) · as Farmer Grultrad
1995
Streets of Laredo (TV Series) · as Judge Roy Bean
1995
The Affair · as Col. Banning
1995
1995
Just Cause · as Mcnair
1994
Radioland Murders · as General Whalen
1994
Replikator · as Insp. Victor Valiant
1993
La classe américaine · as Frédéric (archive Footage)
1993
Warren Oates: Across the Border · as Narrator (voice)
1993
Rudy · as Daniel Ruettiger
1993
1993
Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series) · as Stanley Bolander
1992
Lincoln · as Dennis Hanks (voice)
1992
T Bone N Weasel · as Doc Tatum
1992
Illusions · as Landlord
1992
Earth and the American Dream · as Reader (voice)
1992
The Golden Palace (TV Series) · as Tad Hollingsworth
1992
Prelude to a Kiss · as Dr. Boyle
1992
Blind Vision · as Sgt. Logan
1992
Trial: The Price of Passion · as Scoot Shepard
1991
Hear My Song · as Josef Locke
1991
Going Under · as Admiral Malice
1990
1990
Captain America · as Sam Kolawetz
1990
1990
1990
Repossessed · as Ernest Weller
1990
Law & Order (TV Series) · as Malcolm Reynolds
1990
A Cry in the Wild · as Pilot
1990
Big Bad John · as Charlie Mitchelle
1990
Road to Avonlea (TV Series) · as Wally Higgins
1989
Tennessee Waltz · as Charlie Kiefer
1989
Ministry of Vengeance · as Rev. Bloor
1989
Chattahoochee · as Dr. Harwood
1989
Spy · as Thomas Ludlow
1989
Magic Hour: Tom Alone · as Cornelius Van Horne
1989
Time Trackers · as Harry Orth
1989
B.L. Stryker (TV Series)
1989
Physical Evidence · as James Nicks
1988
Shadows in the Storm · as Thelonious Pitt
1988
Midnight Crossing · as Ellis
1988
Purple People Eater · as Grandpa
1988
Go Toward the Light · as George
1988
Roseanne (TV Series) · as Ed Conner
1988
After the Rain · as Matthew Bonner
1988
The Unholy · as Lt. Stern
1988
Switching Channels · as Roy Ridnitz
1987
The Trouble with Spies · as Harry Lewis
1987
Rolling Vengeance · as Tiny Doyle
1987
Dolly (TV Series) · as John Pacer
1987
1987
The Fourth Protocol · as Borisov
1986
The Big Easy · as Jack Kellom
1986
Back to School · as Dean Martin
1985
American Masters (TV Series) · as Frederic Remington
1985
Hostage Flight · as Art Hofstadter
1985
Konrad · as Mr. Thomas
1985
Restless Natives · as Bender
1985
Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985) (TV Series) · as Larry Broome (segment "incident In A Small Jail")
1985
Answers · as Senator William Blaine (segment "the Constituent")
1985
Robert Kennedy and His Times (TV Series) · as J. Edgar Hoover
1984
1984
Murder, She Wrote (TV Series) · as Roy Gunderson
1984
Highway to Heaven (TV Series) · as Bill Cassidy
1984
The Last Days of Pompeii (TV Series) · as Diomed
1984
Celebrity (TV Series) · as Otto Leo
1983
Touched · as Herbie
1983
The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez · as Lynch Mob Leader
1983
Stroker Ace · as Clyde Torkle
1983
Kentucky Woman · as Luke Telford
1982
The Toy · as Sydney Morehouse
1982
Rumpelstiltskin · as The King
1982
Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series) · as The King
1982
A Woman Called Golda · as Sen. Durward
1982
1982
Pray TV · as Rev. Freddy Stone
1981
All the Way Home · as Ralph Follet
1981
Splendor in the Grass · as Ace Stamper
1981
The Violation of Sarah McDavid · as Dr. Walter Keys
1981
1980
American Playhouse (TV Series) · as Lynch Mob Leader
1980
1980
Superman II · as Otis
1980
Hopscotch · as Myerson
1980
All God's Children · as Mike Naponic
1980
Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (TV Series) · as Rep. Leo Ryan
1979
Promises in the Dark · as Bud Koenig
1979
1979
1941 · as Ward Douglas
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
Gray Lady Down · as Mickey
1977
The Great Bank Hoax · as Julius Taggart
1977
Alambrista! · as Anglo Coyote
1977
1977
Our Town · as Dr. Gibbs
1977
Lucan (TV Series)
1977
Tail Gunner Joe · as Sylvester
1977
1976
Mikey and Nicky · as Kinney
1976
The Big Bus · as Shorty Scotty
1976
Silver Streak · as Bob Sweet
1976
Network · as Arthur Jensen
1976
Visions (1976) (TV Series) · as Anglo Coyote
1976
Hunter (1977) (TV Series) · as Lt. Kluba
1976
Delvecchio (TV Series) · as Wakefield
1976
Gator · as Sheriff J.c. Connors (uncredited)
1976
1975
The Deadly Tower · as Allan Crum
1975
1975
Nashville · as Delbert Reese
1975
1974
Petrocelli (TV Series) · as Gage
1974
Lucas Tanner (TV Series) · as Harold Ogden
1974
The Rockford Files (TV Series) · as Leon Fielder
1974
The Execution of Private Slovik · as Father Stafford
1973
White Lightning · as Sheriff J.c. Connors
1973
Dying Room Only · as Tom King
1973
1973
The Marcus-Nelson Murders · as Det. Dan Corrigan
1973
1972
1972
Footsteps · as Frank Powell
1972
M*A*S*H (TV Series) · as Colonel Hollister
1972
1972
The Waltons (TV Series)
1972
Deliverance · as Bobby Trippe
1972
The Rookies (TV Series)
1968
Hawaii Five-O (TV Series) · as Caldwell
1955
Gunsmoke (TV Series) · as Karp

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