|Full name||Ned Thomas Beatty|
|Also known as (AKA)||The Busiest Actor in Hollywood|
|Birthday||July 6, 1937|
|Age||83 years old (as of 2021)|
|Birthplace||Louisville, Kentucky, United States|
|Currently residing||Not applicable|
|Parents||Charles William Beatty,
Margaret Fortney Lennis
|Spouse||Walta Chandler (1959-1968),
Belinda Rowley (1971-1979),
Dorothy Lindsay (1979-1998),
Sandra Johnson (1999-2021)
Louisville Eastern High School
|Profession||Actor and musician|
|Hobby||Singing, acting, modeling, and traveling|
|Net worth||USD 5 million|
|Height||5 feet 7 inches (173 cm)|
Ned Beatty was an American Hollywood artist who is predominantly remembered as “The Busiest Actor in Hollywood.” His current stardom has been established, all thanks to his fantastic performance in copious movies like Deliverance (1972), Superman (1978), Toy Story 3 (2010), Rango (2011), and Network (1976).
The two times Grammy-nominated Ned Beatty was unreservedly enthusiastic and dedicated to his professional life. Besides, he appeared in innumerable television series, including Homicide: Life on the street (1993-1999), M*A*S*H (1972-1983), and many more.
How much is the Net worth of Ned Beatty?
As the busiest actor in Hollywood, Ned Beatty had numerous projects and collaborations with foreign businesses, which in reality helped his financial situation. Indeed, he received appreciation for his acting, which helped to give the character he played life.
Ned Beatty in a car. Via Hoptown Chronicle
Ned Beatty had a net worth of about $5 million when he passed away, according to some of our sources. He held a 1,832 square foot property in Springville, California, which he purchased in February 2009 for about USD $250,000.
Childhood and Family: Who were the Parents of Ned Beatty?
On July 6, 1937, Ned was born in Louisville, Kentucky, in the United States. He came from a typical middle-class American household that included his mother Margaret Fortney Lennis and his deceased father Charles William Beatty (who passed away on October 27, 1952). (deceased on January 29, 1991).
Together with his sister Mary Margaret Beatty, he was raised. He inherited farming and fishing from his ancestors before getting his hands dirty and performing in Hollywood. He sang at his local church in 1947 when he was only ten years old. Also, he performed in a barbershop quartet in St. Matthews, Kentucky, where he sang songs in the barbershop tradition.
Ned Beatty in his early years. Via Street Muscle Magazine
Beatty received his lucky break in Hollywood with the American adventure thriller film Deliverance, which was directed and produced by versatile British filmmaker John Boorman in the year 1972, in defiance of beginning a theater career at the age of 19 from an outdoor historical pageant.
In addition to receiving accolades from the public, Beatty received praise from the critics for just his one and only film. It is said that one of the sequences in the movie Deliverance where Beatty, who is playing the part of a man named Bobby Trippe, is being physically tormented and uncomfortable by two wilderness inhabitants, was the turning point for the entire film.
Ned Beatty, who was nominated for an Oscar, died n June 13, 2021. At 83 years old, he passed away in Los Angeles, California, in the United States. According to Deborah Miller, the talent manager for Shelter Entertainment Group, Mr. Ned Beatty passed away on Sunday morning from natural causes.
Beatty attended Louisville Eastern High School in Kentucky, the United States, where he graduated. He grew up watching many of the era’s Hollywood icons, such as Clint Eastwood, Jack Nicholson, and Dustin Hoffman. He enrolled in Transylvania University, a private university in Lexington, Kentucky, after finishing high school.
Although enrolling at the institution, he never finished his degree. His love for singing never left him. Even after enrolling in the university where he obtained a scholarship, he never gave up his hobby of singing.
What is the Professional Career of Ned Beatty?
Looking back on his career and trip from the stage to the big screen, he had given Hollywood more than 160 motion pictures. There is no denying the fact that he was a decent man in addition to being a fantastic performer. He has appeared in the following movies:
- Deliverance as Bobby Trippe (1972)
- The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean as Tector Crites (1972)
- The Thief Who Came to Dinner as Deams (1973)
- The Last American Hero as Hackel (1973)
- White Lightning as Sheriff J.C. Connors (1973)
- W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings as ‘Country Bull’ Jenkins (1975)
- Nashville as Delbert Reese (1975)
- All the President’s Men as Martin Dardis (1976)
- The Big Bus as Scotty ‘Shorty Scotty’ (1976)
- Network as Arthur Jensen (1976)
- Silver Streak as FBI Agent Bob Stevens/ Bob Sweet (1976)
- Mikey and Nicky as Kinney (1976)
- Exorcist II: The Heretic as Edwards (1977)
- Alambrista! as Anglo Coyote (1977)
- The Great Bank Hoax as Julius Taggart (1978)
- Superman as Otis Berg (1978)
- Gray Lady Down as Mickey (1978)
- Wise Blood as Hoover Shoates (1979)
- Promises in the dark as Bud Koenig (1979))
- 1941 as Ward Douglas (1979)
- The American Success Company as Mr. Elliot (1980)
- Hopscotch as Myerson (1980)
- Superman II as Otis Berg (1980)
- The Incredible Shrinking Woman
- The Toy as Sydney Morehouse (1982)
- The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez as Lynch Mob Leader (1982)
- Stroker Ace as Clyde Torkle (1983)
- Touched as Herbie (1983)
- Restless Natives as Bender (1985)
- Back to School as Dean David Martin (1986)
- The Big Easy as Jack Kellom (1987)
- The Fourth Protocol as General Pavel Borisov (1987)
- Rolling Vengeance as ‘Tiny’ Doyle (1987)
- The Trouble with Spies as Harry lewis (1987)
- Shadows in the Storm as Thelonious Pitt (1988)
- Switching Channels as Roy Ridnitz (1988)
- Go Toward the Light as George (1988)
- The Unholy as Lieutenant Stern (1988)
Midnight Crossing as Ellis (1988)
- After the Rain as Kozen (1988)
- Purple People Eater as Grandpa (1988)
- Time Trackers as Harry Orth (1989)
- Physical Evidence as James Nicks (1989)
- Tennessee Nights as Charlie Kiefer (1989)
- Chattahoochee as Dr. Karwood (1989)
- Ministry of Vengeance as Reverend Bloor (1989)
- Going Under as Admiral Malice (1990)
- Big Bad John as Charlie Mitchelle (1990)
- Angel Square as Officer ‘Ozzie’ O’Driscoll ()1990
- A Cry in the Wild as Pilot Jack Holcomb (1990)
- Repossessed as Ernest Weller (1990)
- Fat Monroe as ‘Fat’ Monroe (1990)
- Captain America as Sam Kolawetz (1990)
- Hear My Song as Josef Locke (1991)
- Blind Vision as Sergeant Logan (1992)
- Prelude to a Kiss as Dr. Boyle (1992)
- Warren Oates: Across the Border as Narrator (1993)
- Rudy as Daniel Ruettiger, Sr. (1993)
- Ed and His Dead Mother as Uncle Benny (1993)
- Replikator as Inspector Victor Valiant (1994)
- Outlaws: The Legend of O.B. Taggart as Unknown (1994)
- Radioland Murders as General Walt Whalen (1994)
- The Affair as Colonel Banning (1995)
- Just Cause as McNair (1995)
- The Curse of Inferno as ‘Moles’ Huddenel (1997)
- He Got Game as Warden Wyatt (1998)
- Cookie’s Fortune as Lester Boyle (1999)
- Life as Dexter Wilkins (1999)
- Spring Forward as ‘Murph’ (2000)
- This Beautiful Life as Bum (2002)
- Thunderpants as General Ed Sheppard (2002)
- Where the Red Ferns Grow as Sheriff (2003)
- Sweet Land as Harmo (2005)
- Shooter as Senator Charles F. Meachum (2007)
- The Walker as Jack Delorean (2007)
- Charlie Wilson’s War as Clarence ‘Doc’ Long
- In the Electric Mist as ‘Twinky’ LeMoyne (2009)
- The Killer Inside Me as Chester Conway (2010)
- Toy Story 3 as Lotso (2010)
- Rango as Tortoise John (2011)
- Rampart as Hartshorn (2011)
- The Big Ask as Old Man Carl (2013)
- Baggage Claim as Mr. Donaldson (2013)
Ned Beatty was an American Hollywood artist. via The New York Times
- Footsteps as Frank Powell (1972)
- The Waltons as Curtis Norton (1973)
- Kojak as Det. Dan Corrigan (1973)
- Dying Room Only as Tom King (1973)
- The Rockford Files as Leon Fielding (1974)
- The Execution of Private Slovik as Father Stafford (1974)
- Lucas Tanner as Harold Ogden (1975)
- The Deadly Tower as Allen Crum (1975)
- M*A*S*H as Colonel Hollister (1975)
- Gunsmoke as Karp (1975)
- Petrocelli as Gage (1975)
- Attack on Terror: The FBI vs the Ku Klux Klan as Ollie Thompson (1975)
- The Rookies as Frank Forest (1975)
- Hunter as Lt. Kluba (1976)
- Hawaii Five-O as Keith Caldwell (1976)
- NBC Special Treat as Big Henry (1976)
- Quinn Martin’s Tales of Unexpected (United Kingdom: Twist in the tale) as McClaskey (1977)
- Tail Gunner Joe as Sylvester (1977)
- The Streets of San Francisco as Eddie Boggs (1977)
- Delvecchio as Wakefield (1977)
- Nashville 99 as Randy Blair (1977)
- Lucan as Larry MacElwaine (1977)
- Visions as Anglo Coyote/ Pinky (1977)
- Szysznyk as Nick Szysznyk (1977-1978)
- A Question of Love as Dwayne Stabler (1978)
- Friendly Fire as Gene Mullen (1979)
- Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones as Congressman Leo Ryan (1980)
- The Violation of Sarah McDavid as Dr. Walter Keys (1981)
- Splendor in the Grass as Ace Stamper (1981)
- A Woman Called Golda as Senator Durward (1982)
- Faerie Tale Theatre as The King (1982)
- Kentucky Woman as Luke Telford (1983)
- The Last Days of Pompeii as Diomed (1984)
- The Haunting of Barney Palmer as Cole Scholar (1984)
- Murder, She Wrote as Chief Roy Gunderson (1984)
- Celebrity as Otto Leo (1984)
- Alfred Hitchcock Presents as Larry Broome (1985)
- Robert Kennedy and His Times as J. Edgar Hoover (1985)
Konrad as Mr. Thomas (1985)
- Hostage Flight as Art Hofstadter (1985)
- Highway to Heaven as Bill Cassidy (1986)
- Dolly as John Pacer (1987)
- Go Toward the Light as George (1988)
- Spy as Thomas Ludlow (1989)
- Roseanne as Ed Conner (1989-1994)
- Last Train Home as Cornelius van Horne (1989)
- It’s Garry Shandling’s Show as Himself (1990)
- The Tragedy of Flight 103: The Inside Story as Edward C. Acker (1990)
- Road to Avonlea as wally Higgins (1992)
- Trial: The Price of Passion as Scoot Shepard (1992)
- Illusions as George Willoughby (1992)
- The Golden Palace as Tad Hollingsworth (1993)
- The Boys as Herbert Francis Greenblatt (1993)
- Homicide: Life on the Street as Stanley Bolander (1993-1995)
- Streets of Laredo as Judge Roy Bean (1995)
- Crazy Horse as Dr. McGilliicuddy (1996)
- Gulliver’s Travels as farmer Grultrud (1996)
- Hard Time: Hostage Hotel as Tony (1999)
- The Wilgus Stories as Fat Monroe (2000)
- Homicide: The Movie as Stanley Bolander (2000)
- I Was a Rat as Mudduck (2001)
- Roughing It as Slade (2002)
- The Wool Cap as Gigot’s father (2004)
- CSI: Crime Scene Investigation as Dr. David Lowry (2007)
- Law & Order as Judge (2008)
- Go On as Coach Spence (2013)
He has received numerous nominations throughout his acting career, including the Grammy Award for his performance in Friendly Fire (1979) and Last Train Home (1990), the Oscar for Network, the MTV Movie Award for Best Villain for his role in Toy Story 3 (2010), and the Golden Globe Award for Hear My Song (1991). He was finally honored with the Drama Desk Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his performance in Cat in a Hot Tin Roof after being nominated for the aforementioned prestigious accolades (2004).
Relationships, Weddings, and Divorces: How many times did Ned Beatty marry?
All person experiences relationship failure at some point in their lives, whether they are a regular person or a well-known superstar. Beatty’s name was inexplicably buried in the list’s row on the list of such people. Beatty first met his ex-wife Walta Chandler, an actress and dancer, in the 1950s. The two didn’t waste any time in taking their relationship to the next level.
In 1959, they began their married life together with a spectacular party attended by all of their loved ones. Following a few years of their marriage, the couple gave birth to four children in the world; Douglas Beatty (1960), Charles and Lennis Beatty (twins in 1963), and Walter Beatty (1966). They might, however, have a longer-lasting connection than nine years. They split up in 1968.
Ned Beatty with one of his wives. Via celebcritics.com
In 1971, he married Belinda Rowley, his second ex-wife and an actress who was employed in the same field. John Beatty and Blossom Beatty, their two lovely children, were born to the couple. His second marriage also didn’t last long, and in 1979, they made the decision to separate and become divorced.
He was married for nine years to Walta Chandler and eight years to Belinda Rowley, but his third wife, Dorothy Lindsay, was the one with whom he enjoyed the longest marriage. Yet, he continued to be married to Lindsay for more than 18 years, from 1979 until 1998. Beatty welcomed Thomas Beatty and Dorothy Beatty together with Lindsay.
Beatty eventually divorced Lindsay, and on November 20, 1999, he wed Sandra Johnson, his fourth and final wife. Johnson, with whom Beatty was living in California at the time, was the person he would spend the rest of his life with. They were never parents.
How many children did Ned Beatty have?
With his marriage to each of his three partners, he had eight children. He has four children with Walta Chandler: Douglas Beatty (current age: 61), Charles and Lennis Beatty, identical twins (current ages: 58 each), and Walter Beatty (Present: 55 years old).
John Beatty, Blossom Beatty, and Belinda Rowley, her second spouse, are Beatty’s children. He has two children, Thomas Beatty (now 41 years old) and Dorothy Beatty, with his third wife, Dorothy Lindsay (Present: 38 years old).
Some official sites of Ned Beatty
- Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ned_Beatty#Personal_life
- IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000885/bio?ref_=nm_ov_bio_sm
Facts About Ned Beatty
- Ned Beatty gave his voice to one of the most iconic villains, Lots-o’-Huggin’ Bear, of Toy Story 3, released in 2010.
- His first movie with Burton Leon Reynold Jr. (February 11, 1939-September 6, 2018), Deliverance, was filmed in Northern Georgia.
- The Chattooga River, which falls from 3000 feet elevation, was used to film most of the prominent scenes in the movie Deliverance.
- After working together with Burt Reynolds, a.k.a. Burton Leon Reynold Jr., Beatty was again teamed up with Reynolds for another motion picture directed by Joseph Sargent called White Lightning (1973).
- He had a twin Hollywood star who was also born in the same year 1937 as Beatty, Henry Warren Beatty, and many people started guessing if they were related in any terms. However, Ned Beatty claimed that they were not related and often joked, saying he was his illegitimate uncle.
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