Veteran character actor Ned Beatty, best known for his work in “Superman” and “Network,” died in his sleep Sunday. He was 83.
The death, reported by TMZ, was confirmed by a family member who said he passed while surrounded by his family. No further details about the death were immediately available but TMZ was told the death was not COVID-related.
Beatty was an on-screen legend throughout his five-decade-plus career and was known for his wide range of abilities. In the 1976 box office hit “Network,” Beatty delivered a stunning 5 to 6-minute long monologue where he attempts to convince the protagonist to accept a major merger deal that wouldn’t be good for the public.Read more on nypost.com