Ned Beatty, one of Hollywood’s most distinguished character performers, died peacefully on Sunday at 83. The actor’s demise was verified by a family member to TMZ, who stated that he breathed his final breath surrounded by his closest family members.
While the cause of his death has not been disclosed, TMZ has been informed that it was unrelated to COVID-19. Throughout his five-decade career on television, he was most known for his roles in Superman and Network.
Beatty was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1976 for his performance in the famous picture Network. His wife Sandra Johnson, their eight children, and grandchildren survive him.