Oscar Actors: Beatty, Ned

Born in Louisville, Kentucky on July 6, 1937

Ned Beatty is a versatile character player of Hollywood films beginning in the 70s, following extensive experience in regional theater.

Beatty played key supporting roles in many important productions, starting with John Boorman's “Deliverance” (1972). He was nominated for a best supporting actor Oscar for Sidney Lumet's “Network” (1976).

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In 1976, Ned Beatty competed for the Supporting Actor Oscar with Burgess Meredith in “Rocky,” Laurence Olivier in “Marathon Man,” Jason Robards, who won, in “All the President's Men,” and Burt Young in “Rocky.”