Actor Ned Beatty of 'Deliverance' and 'Superman' dies at 83

Ned Beatty, an Oscar-nominated character actor whose many films includeDeliverance” e “Superman,” è morto all'età di 83.

Ned passed away from natural causes Sunday morning, surrounded by his family and loved ones,” Shelter Entertainment Group Talent Manager Deborah Miller told CNN in an email.
Beatty’s first film role gained him lasting notice in the 1972 film “Deliveranceas one of four Georgia men who go on a harrowing canoe trip. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for 1976’s “Rete,” played the bumbling Otis in 1978’sSuperman,” and had countless other theater, TV and movie roles.
      He was once hailed by Daily Variety as thebusiest actor in Hollywood,” according to his agency, Shelter Entertainment Group.
        Beatty was born and raised in Kentucky, fishing and working on farms, secondo l'agenzia.
          He started as a professional performer at age ten when he earned pocket money singing in gospel quartets and a barber shop,” ha detto l'agenzia.
            After Beatty had long theater stints in Abington, Virginia; in Washington D.C.; and on Broadway, film director John Boorman selected him to play Bobby Trippe, who is sexually assaulted in the unflinching thrillerDeliverance,” according to Shelter Entertainment.
            Other films includeAll the President’s Men,” “The Big Easy” e “Hear My Song,” and more recently, “The Walker,” “Charlie Wilson’s War” e “Shooter,” the agency listed.

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