Ned Beatty's favorite subject in school was music class.
Ned Beatty went to the Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky.
Ned Beatty jokes around by saying that Warren Beatty was his "illegitimate uncle," when people ask if they are related.
Ned Beatty is bipolar.
Ned Beatty got a college scholarship because of his singing ability.
When Ned Beatty was younger, he wanted to become a minister.
Ned Beatty was honored with the "Master of Cinema" award at the RiverRun International Film Festival in March of 2006.
Ned Beatty has appeared in over one hundred films.
Ned Beatty performed at the Arena Stage in Washington, DC, for eight yeras.
In 1976, Ned Beatty was nominated for an Academy Award for "Best Supporting Actor."
As early as 1947, Ned Beatty could be seen singing in barbershop quartets and gospel churches.
Ned Beatty has eight children.
In 2004, Ned Beatty played "Big Daddy" in the Broadway Revival of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.
Ned Beatty has been married four times.
Ned Beatty got his big acting break when he starred opposite Burt Reynolds in the movie Deliverance.
Ned Beatty is 5'7" tall.
Ned Beatty: I'm blessed with eight children--though I'm talking about eight adults now.
Ned Beatty: Films make you a little lazy. If you're doing character parts or a cameo, you make good money, and you don't have to work a whole lot. I love theater, but it's work: six days a week, eight shows a week. At a certain age, you want to get up, have a cup of coffee and go back to bed!
Ned Beatty: As a kid, I really loved the church and what it seemed to be about. I loved that people talked about things in church they would never talk about anywhere else, would bring up subjects they wouldn't bring up anywhere else.