Ned Beatty

6 Jul 1937

Actor

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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Filmography (76 titles)

(movie, 2014)
···The Big Ask
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Old Man Carl)
(movie, 2011)
···Rampart
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Hartshorn)
(movie, 2011)
···Rango
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Western, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Tortoise John (voice))
(movie, 2010)
···Toy Story 3
Genre: Animation, Family, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Lotso (voice))
(movie, 2010)
···The Killer Inside Me
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Chester Conway)
(movie, 2009)
···In the Electric Mist
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Twinky LeMoyne)
(movie, 2007)
···Charlie Wilson's War
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Doc Long)
(movie, 2007)
7.5Shooter
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Crime
Role: Actor (as Senator Charles F. Meachum)
(movie, 2007)
···The Walker
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Jack Delorean)
(movie, 2006)
···Superman II
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Otis)
(movie, 2004)
···The Wool Cap
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Gigot's Father)
(movie, 2003)
···Where The Red Fern Grows
Genre: Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as The Sheriff)
(movie, 2001)
···I Was a Rat
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Family
Role: Actor (as Mudduck)
(movie, 2000)
···Homicide: The Movie
Genre: Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Det. Stanley 'The Big Man' Bolander)
(movie, 1999)
···Cookie's Fortune
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Lester Boyle)
(movie, 1999)
···Spring Forward
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Murph)
(movie, 1998)
···He Got Game
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Warden Wyatt)
(movie, 1996)
···Gulliver's Travels
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Role: Actor
(movie, 1995)
···Just Cause
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as McNair)
(mini-series, 1995)
···Streets of Laredo
Genre: Drama, Western
Role: Actor (as Judge Roy Bean)
(movie, 1995)
···The Affair
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Col. Banning)
Genre: Western
Role: Actor
(movie, 1994)
···Radioland Murders
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Musical, Romance, Mystery
Role: Actor (as General Walt Whalen)
(movie, 1993)
···Rudy
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Daniel Ruettiger)
(movie, 1992)
···Prelude to a Kiss
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Dr. Boyle)
(movie, 1992)
···T Bone N Weasel
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Doc Tatum)
(movie, 1990)
···Captain America
Genre: Action, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Sam Kolawetz)
(movie, 1990)
···Repossessed
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Role: Actor (as Ernest Weller)
(movie, 1990)
···A Cry in the Wild
Genre: Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Pilot Jake Holcomb)
(movie, 1990)
···Big Bad John
Genre: Action, Drama
Role: Actor (as Charlie Mitchelle)
(movie, 1989)
···Physical Evidence
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as James Nicks)
(movie, 1989)
···Tennessee Nights
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Charlie Kiefer)
(movie, 1989)
···Time Trackers
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Harry Orth)
(movie, 1988)
···Go Toward the Light
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as George)
(movie, 1988)
···Switching Channels
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Roy Ridnitz)
(movie, 1987)
···The Fourth Protocol
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Borisov · Petrovic)
(movie, 1987)
···The Big Easy
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Romance
Role: Actor (as Jack Kellom)
(movie, 1987)
···Rolling Vengeance
Genre: Action, Drama
Role: Actor (as Tiny Doyle)
(movie, 1986)
···Back to School
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Dean David Martin)
(movie, 1985)
···Hostage Flight
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Art Hofstadter)
(movie, 1985)
···Konrad
Genre: Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Mr. Thomas)
(movie, 1985)
···Restless Natives
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Bender)
(mini-series, 1985)
···Robert Kennedy & His Times
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as J. Edgar Hoover)
(movie, 1982)
···A Woman Called Golda
Genre: Drama, Biography, History
Role: Actor (as Sen. Durward)
(movie, 1982)
···Pray TV
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Rev. Freddy Stone)
(movie, 1982)
···The Toy
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Mr. Morehouse)
(movie, 1981)
···Splendor in the Grass
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Ace Stamper)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Dan Beame)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Dr. Walter Keys)
(movie, 1980)
···Superman II
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Otis)
(movie, 1980)
···All God's Children
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Mike Naponic)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Role: Actor (as Rep. Leo Ryan)
(movie, 1980)
···Hopscotch
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Myerson)
(movie, 1980)
···The American Success Company
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Mr. Elliott)
(movie, 1979)
···1941
Genre: Action, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Ward Douglas)
(movie, 1979)
···Friendly Fire
Genre: Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Gene Mullen)
(movie, 1979)
···Promises in the Dark
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Bud Koenig)
(movie, 1978)
···Superman
Genre: Science Fiction, Action, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Otis)
(movie, 1978)
···A Question of Love
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Dwayne Stabler)
(movie, 1978)
···Gray Lady Down
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Mickey)
(movie, 1978)
···The Great Bank Hoax
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Julius Taggart)
(movie, 1977)
···Exorcist II: The Heretic
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Edwards)
(movie, 1977)
···Our Town
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Dr. Gibbs)
(movie, 1976)
···Silver Streak
Genre: Action, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Sweet)
(movie, 1976)
···Network
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Arthur Jensen)
(movie, 1976)
···All the President's Men
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Martin Dardis)
(movie, 1976)
···Mikey and Nicky
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Kinney)
(movie, 1975)
···Nashville
Genre: Music, Drama
Role: Actor (as Delbert Reese)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Ollie Thompson)
(movie, 1975)
···The Deadly Tower
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Allan Crum)
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Country Bull)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Role: Actor (as Father Stafford)
(movie, 1973)
···Dying Room Only
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Tom King)
(movie, 1973)
···The Last American Hero
Genre: Drama, Sport
Role: Actor (as Hackel)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Western
Role: Actor (as Tector Crites)
(movie, 1972)
···Deliverance
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Bobby)