Ned Beatty Bio, Age, Movies, Toy Story 3, Superman, Deliverance, And Awards

Ned Beatty Biography

Ned Thomas Beatty famously known as Ned Beatty is an American actor who was born on July 6th, 1937 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA.

He is the son of Margaret and Charles William Beatty and he has a sister, Margaret.

He began singing in 1947 at a local church, St. Matthews, Kentucky. He attended Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky after receiving a scholarship to go and sing in a cappella choir but did not graduate.

He made his debut at age 19 in 1956 in Wilderness Road. He worked at Barter Theater in Abingdon, Virginia for 10 years.

Ned Beatty
Ned Beatty

Ned Beatty Movies


  • Toy Story 4
  • Baggage Claim
  • The Big Ask
  • Lotso 3D
  • Rampart
  • Rango
  • Toy Story 3
  • The Killer Inside Me
  • In the Electric Mist
  • Charlie Wilson’s War
  • The Walker
  • Shooter
  • Sweet Land
  • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
  • Where the Red Fern Grows
  • Thunderpants
  • This Beautiful Life
  • Homicide: The Movie
  • Spring Forward
  • Life
  • Cookie’s Fortune
  • He Got Game
  • The Curse of Inferno
  • Just Cause
  • The Affair
  • Radioland Murders
  • Outlaws: The Legend of O.B. Taggart
  • Replikator
  • Ed and His Dead Mother
  • Rudy
  • Warren Oates: Across the Border
  • Prelude to a Kiss
  • Blind Vision
  • Hear My Song
  • Captain America
  • Fat Monroe
  • Repossessed
  • A Cry in the Wild
  • Angel Square
  • Big Bad John
  • Going Under
  • Ministry of Vengeance
  • Chattahoochee
  • Tennessee Nights
  • Physical Evidence
  • Time Trackers
  • Purple People Eater
  • After the Rain
  • Midnight Crossing
  • The Unholy
  • Go Toward the Light
  • Switching Channels
  • Shadows in the Storm
  • The Trouble with Spies
  • Rolling Vengeance
  • The Fourth Protocol
  • The Big Easy
  • Back to School
  • Restless Natives
  • Touched
  • Stroker Ace
  • The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez
  • The Toy
  • The Incredible Shrinking Woman
  • Superman II
  • Hopscotch
  • The American Success Company
  • 1941
  • Wise Blood
  • Promises in the Dark
  • Superman
  • The Great Bank Hoax
  • Gray Lady Down
  • Alambrista!
  • Exorcist II: The Heretic
  • Mikey and Nicky
  • Silver Streak
  • Network
  • The Big Bus
  • All the President’s Men
  • Nashville
  • W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings
  • White Lightning
  • The Last American Hero
  • The Thief Who Came to Dinner
  • The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean
  • Deliverance

Ned Beatty TV Shows


  • Go On
  • Law & Order
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
  • The Wool Cap
  • Roughing It
  • I Was a Rat
  • Homicide: The Movie
  • The Wilgus Stories
  • Hard Time: Hostage Hotel
  • Gulliver’s Travels
  • Crazy Horse
  • Streets of Laredo
  • Homicide: Life on the Street
  • The Boys
  • The Golden Palace
  • Illusions
  • Trial: The Price of Passion
  • Road to Avonlea
  • The Tragedy of Flight 103: The Inside Story
  • It’s Garry Shandling’s Show
  • Last Train Home
  • Roseanne
  • Spy
  • Go Toward the Light
  • Dolly
  • Highway to Heaven
  • Hostage Flight
  • Konrad
  • Robert Kennedy and His Times
  • Alfred Hitchcock Presents
  • Celebrity
  • Murder, She Wrote
  • The Haunting of Barney Palmer
  • The Last Days of Pompeii
  • Kentucky Woman
  • Faerie Tale Theatre
  • A Woman Called Golda
  • Splendor in the Grass
  • The Violation of Sarah McDavid
  • Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones
  • Friendly Fire
  • A Question of Love
  • Szysznyk
  • Visions
  • Lucan
  • Nashville 99
  • Delvecchio
  • The Streets of San Francisco
  • Tail Gunner Joe
  • Quinn Martin’s Tales of the Unexpected
    (United Kingdom title Twist in the Tale)
  • NBC Special Treat
  • Hawaii Five-O
  • Hunter
  • The Rookies
  • Attack on Terror: The FBI vs. the Ku Klux Klan
  • Petrocelli
  • Gunsmoke
  • M*A*S*H
  • The Deadly Tower
  • Lucas Tanner
  • The Execution of Private Slovik
  • The Rockford Files
  • Dying Room Only
  • Kojak
  • The Waltons
  • Footsteps

Ned Beatty Deliverance

He played the character role of Bobby Trippe in this 1972 movie. Four city-dwelling friends (Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty, Ronny Cox) decide to get away from their jobs, wives, and kids for a week of canoeing in rural Georgia.

When the men arrive, they are not welcomed by the backwoods locals, who stalk the vacationers and savagely attack them in the woods. Reeling from the ambush, the friends attempt to return home but are surrounded by dangerous rapids and pursued by a madman. Soon, their canoe trip turns into a fight for survival.

Initial release: 30 July 1972 (USA)
Director: John Boorman
Featured song: Dueling Banjos
Screenplay: James Dickey
Awards: British Academy Television Award for Best Technical Craft

Ned Beatty Network

He played the character role of Arthur Jensen in this movie. In this lauded satire, veteran news anchorman Howard Beale (Peter Finch) discovers that he’s being put out to pasture, and he’s none too happy about it.

After threatening to shoot himself on live television, instead, he launches into an angry televised rant, which turns out to be a huge ratings boost for the UBS network.

This stunt allows ambitious producer Diana Christensen (Faye Dunaway) to develop even more outrageous programming, a concept that she takes to unsettling extremes.

Initial release: 14 November 1976 (Los Angeles)
Director: Sidney Lumet
Screenplay: Paddy Chayefsky
Narrated by: Lee Richardson

Ned Beatty Superman

He was Otis in the 1978 version of Superman. Just before the destruction of the planet Krypton, scientist Jor-El (Marlon Brando) sends his infant son Kal-El on a spaceship to Earth. Raised by kindly farmers Jonathan (Glenn Ford) and Martha Kent (Phyllis Thaxter), young Clark (Christopher Reeve) discovers the source of his superhuman powers and moves to Metropolis to fight evil.

As Superman, he battles the villainous Lex Luthor (Gene Hackman), while, as novice reporter Clark Kent, he attempts to woo co-worker Lois Lane (Margot Kidder).

Release date: 13 December 1978 (United Kingdom)
Director: Richard Donner
Music composed by John Williams
Featured song: Superman: Love Theme
Box office: 300.5 million USD

Ned Beatty Toy Story 3

He plays the voice role of Lots-O’-Huggin’ Bear in this animated movie. With their beloved Andy preparing to leave for college, Woody (Tom Hanks), Buzz Lightyear (Tim Allen), Jessie (Joan Cusack), and the rest of the toys find themselves headed for the attic but mistakenly wind up on the curb with the trash.

Woody’s quick thinking saves the gang, but all but Woody end up being donated to a day-care center. Unfortunately, the uncontrollable kids do not play nice, so Woody and the gang make plans for a great escape.

Release date: 19 July 2010 (United Kingdom)
Director: Lee Unkrich
Box office: 1.067 billion USD (2018)
Featured song: We Belong Together

Ned Beatty Roseanne Reboot

He played the role of Ed Conner for 6 episodes of this TV series. Explore life, death, and everything in between through the relatable, hilarious, and brutally honest lens of the working-class Conner household, which is located in the drab, fictional exurb of Langford, Ill.

With the inimitable Roseanne Barr at its epicenter as the family’s matriarch, the series tackles current issues with fresh stories and even more laughs.

Roseanne is joined by her husband, Dan, and their children, D.J., Darlene, and Becky. Roseanne’s warm, but neurotic, sister Jackie rounds out the core of the family.

First episode date: 18 October 1988
Final episode date: 22 May 2018
Theme song: Roseanne Theme Song
Spin-offs: The Conners, Little Rosey

Ned Beatty Law And Order

He was a Judge in episode, Zero, of this TV series. Law & Order is a franchise composed of a number of related American television series created by Dick Wolf. They were originally broadcast on NBC, and all of them deal with some aspect of the criminal justice system.

Television series: Law & Order; Special Victims Unit; Criminal Intent; Trial by Jury; LA; True Crime; Hate Crimes
Original work: Law & Order
A television film(s): Exiled
Created by: Dick Wolf
Video game(s): Dead on the Money; Double or Nothing; Justice Is Served; Criminal Intent; Legacies

Ned Beatty Awards

During his profession, Beatty got his first selection for an Academy Award in Best Supporting Actor classification for Network (1976), depicting Arthur Jensen.

His subsequent assignment, an Emmy Award, wanted Friendly Fire (1979) in ‘Extraordinary Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special’ class and the third selection is another Emmy Award for ‘Remarkable Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Special’ classification for Last Train Home (1990).

He got the fourth real grant selection for a Golden Globe Award in classification Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture for Hear My Song (1990), depicting the Irish tenor Josef Locke and his fifth assignment for an MTV Movie Award in Best Villain classification in the voice of opponent Lots-O’- Huggin’ Bear in Toy Story 3 (2010).

He won a Drama Desk Award for Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (2004) in Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play class, alongside Brendan Fraser and Frances O’Connor.


Drama Desk Award

  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play – Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (2004)


Academy Award

  • Best Supporting Actor – Network (1976)

Emmy Award

  • Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special – Friendly Fire (1979)
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Special – Last Train Home (1990)

Golden Globe Award

  • Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture – Hear My Song (1991)

MTV Movie Award

  • MTV Movie Award for Best Villain – Toy Story 3 (2010)

Ned Beatty Age

He was born on July 6th, 1937 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. He is 83 years old as of 2020.

Ned Beatty Wife

from 1959-1968, he was married to Walta Chandler. He then married Belinda Beatty from 1971 to 1979. From 1979-1998, he was married to Dorothy Lindsay. He then got married to Sandra Johnson in 1999.

Ned Beatty And Warren Beatty

The two may share the same surname but they are not related at all.

Ned Beatty Height

He is 1.73 m tall.

Ned Beatty Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $ 5 million.

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