Prolific and talented actor Ned Beatty has passed away and John has posted this wonderful tribute to him that I encourage everyone to check out! R.I.P. Ned Beatty.

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One of Hollywood most legendary character Actors died Sunday morning at the age of 83…

Beattie’s manager, Deborah Miller, confirmed the news to Deadline, saying that Beattie passed away from natural causes this morning, surrounded by his family and loved ones. No other details about his death were provided.

“Ned was an iconic, legendary talent, as well as a dear friend,” said Miller, “and he will be missed by us all.”

RIP Ned Beatty…

He had more than 180 screen roles. Here is a look at two of his most powerful performances:

“Deliverance”

Yes, he will always be known as the guy who caused a redneck hillbilly to scream out: “squeal like a pig!”

It’s one of the most shocking moments in cinema history – but it only works because Beatty made the character a real person: with emotions, shame, anger and everything else that really comes when you are…

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