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Ned Beatty

Beatty in 2006
Born Ned Thomas Beatty
(1937-07-06) July 6, 1937 (age 79)
Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.
Residence Karlstad, Minnesota, U.S.
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Alma mater Transylvania University
Occupation Actor
Years active 1956–present
Home town Lexington, Kentucky, U.S.
Spouse(s) Walta Chandler (m. 1959–68)
Belinia Rowley (m. 1971–79)
Dorothy “Tinker” Lindsey (m. 1979–98)
Sandra Johnson (m. 1999)
Children 8
Awards Drama Desk Award (2004)

I've had this problem since I was in my 20s. They don't call it manic depression anymore. They call it a bipolar disorder, and I'm a Type 2.
Ned Beatty
I only really work when I want to.
I was born just barely south of the Mason Dixon line.
It always impresses me when a person of small stature has command.
I want to see the writers strike because the writers, god bless them, are the only true commies we have in Hollywood.
Ned Beatty
I'm a perfect example of the grumpy, old man. I'm really good at it.
Ned Beatty
I'm getting grumpier all the time.
I'll tell you what I would do in a shot if I could. I would sing in the barbershop quartet in The Music Man.
Ned Beatty
I'm blessed with eight children – though I'm talking about eight adults now.
Ned Beatty