'Superman' and 'Network' actor Ned Beatty dies at 83: Report


The actor famous for roles in "Superman" and "Network" as well as many others, Ned Beatty, has passed away. He was 83 years old.

A family member informed TMZ of the news, saying he passed away in his sleep on Sunday surrounded by his family at home. While there are no additional details regarding his death, the family member indicates that it was not COVID-related.

Beatty has appeared in numerous films and TV shows, even getting himself an Oscar nod for his work in "Network" with his 6-minute monologue in the flick.

He appeared in films such as 1978's "Superman," "Deliverance," "Friendly Fire, "Silver Streak," "The Big Easy," and many others.

Most recently, Beatty lent his voice to Lotso, the evil pink bear in "Toy Story 3."

Beatty had a number of TV credits under his belt as well, including "Law & Order," "Roseanne," "M*A*S*H*, "CSI," "Murder, She Wrote," and a slew of others.

Beatty is survived by his wife, Sandra Johnson, as well as his eight children and grandchildren.

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