Burt Reynolds has passed away at the age of 82. The actor died at Juniper Medical in Florida after going into cardiac arrest on September 6th.
Burt Reynolds was one of the leading male actors in the ’70s era with roles such as Bandit in Smokey and The Bandit (1977). Best known for his role as Jack Horner in Boogie Nights (1997) which earned him an Oscar nom, Reynolds holds an extensive filmography spanning over 61 years including breakout film, Deliverance (1972), The Longest Yard (1974) and much more. In high demand, Burt was even offered the role of James Bond in Mission Impossible but turned it down. Reynolds was currently filming Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time In Hollywood alongside Leonardo DiCarprio, Brad Pittand Margot Robbie—slated to premiere in 2019.
Burt received his Hollywood Walk of Fame star in 1978, and received a host of awards including six People’s Choice Awards, two Golden Globes, A Primetime Emmy and much more.
Our hearts and prayers go out to family, friends and fans of Burt Reynolds. Below are some memorable moments of the beloved actor.