A Kentucky native, he garnered praise for his unforgettable role as Bobby in the 1972 film “Deliverance,” starring alongside Burt Reynolds and Jon Voight. Three years later, Beatty played a southern lawyer named Delbert Reese in the Robert Altman directed film “Nashville,” and followed that film up with “All The President’s Men,” where he portrayed the character of Dardis.READ MORE: Police: 8-Year-Old Girl Dragged By Mother, Erin Garcia Of Laguna Niguel, After Trying To Stop Her From Driving Drunk
Beatty also appeared on iconic television shows like “The Waltons,” “White Lightening,” “Gunsmoke” and “M*A*S*H.”READ MORE: Fullerton To Celebrate Tommy Lasorda Day To Honor Dodgers Legend
Throughout his career, Beatty received award nominations from the Academy Awards, Golden Globes and the Emmys. In 2004, he received the Drama Desk Award for outstanding feature actor in the Tennessee Williams’ “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.”MORE NEWS: Clippers’ New $1.8B Inglewood Arena, The Intuit Dome, To Break Ground Friday
According to his manager, Beatty died from natural causes at his home in Los Angeles.