Ned Beatty - Illustrated Profile - Kentucky to the World

Ned Beatty was born in Louisville in 1937. With upwards of 160 film credits under his belt, Beatty was once called as “the busiest actor in Hollywood”. Known for such film and television roles in ‘Deliverance’ (1972), ‘All The President’s Men’ (1976), ‘Superman’ (1978), and even ‘Rango’ (2011), and ‘Toy Story 3’ (2010), Beatty’s long career—spanning over six decades—has landed him quite a number of accolades and distinctions. He has received nominations for an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, an MTV Movie Award for Best Villain, and 2 Emmy’s. Beatty has extensive experience in screen acting, voice acting, as well as on the stage, and in 2004 he took home a Drama Desk Award for his portrayal of Big Daddy in ‘Cat On A Hot Tin Roof’ at The Music Box Theater in New York City.

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