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Ned Beatty on His Many Roles.

Character actor Ned Beatty. He spent 15 years in theater before making his film debut in "Deliverance." Since then, he's played everything from a sinister executive in "Network" to a clownish sheriff in the Burt Reynolds film "Stroker Ace." In all, Beatty has acted in 37 feature films, and 44 television movies or series.


Other segments from the episode on October 26, 1987

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 26, 1987: Interview with Hanif Kureishi; Review of Ray Anderson's album "It Just So Happens"; Interview with Ned Beatty; Review of the television program "Echoes…


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