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Ned Beatty

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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Jul 6, 1937 In Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Superman 1978-12-13
Latest Project:
Movie The Big Ask 2014-05-30
Known For
Movie The Big Ask Old Man Carl 2014-05-30
Movie Rango Tortoise John (voice) 2011-03-02
Movie Rampart Hartshorn 2011-11-23
Movie The Killer Inside Me Chester Conway 2010-02-19
Movie Toy Story 3 Lotso (voice) 2010-06-16
Movie In the Electric Mist Twinky LeMoyne 2009-04-15
Movie Charlie Wilson's War Doc Long 2007-12-19
Movie The Walker Jack Delorean 2007-02-13
Movie Shooter Senator Charles F. Meachum 2007-03-22
Movie Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut Otis 2006-11-28
Movie Sweet Land Harmo 2005-10-21
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 Spring Forward Murph 1999-09-01
Series Gulliver's Travels Farmer Grultrad 1996-02-04
Series Streets of Laredo Judge Roy Bean 1995-11-12
Movie Illusions Landlord 1992-10-14
Movie Hear My Song Josef Locke 1991-12-27
Movie Physical Evidence James Nicks 1989-01-27
Movie The Big Easy Jack Kellom 1986-11-27
Series The Last Days of Pompeii Diomed 1984-05-06
Movie Promises in the Dark Bud Koenig 1979-11-02
Movie Superman Otis 1978-12-13