Ned Beatty passes away at the age of 83

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Ned Beatty, known for playing Otis Berg in the Christopher Reeve Superman films, has passed away at the age of 83.

Born in 1937, Beatty rose to fame for his performance as Bobby Trippe in 1972’s Deliverance. He went on to a career of a lot of big films including roles in Nashville, Network, The Big Easy, and many more.

He is best known to genre and comic book fans for his role as Otis Berg in 1978’s Superman.

Beatty is survived by his his fourth wife, Sandy, and children Blossom, Doug, twins Charles and Lennis, Wally, Jon, Thomas, and Dorothy.