Burt Reynolds, Star of ‘Deliverance,’ ‘Smokey and the Bandit,’ Dies at 82
Burt Reynolds & Clint Eastwood were fired from GUNSMOKE & RAWHIDE at the same time. Burt was told he couldn’t act and Clint his neck was too skinny. In the parking lot, Burt said to Clint, “I dunno what you’re gonna do, but I’m gonna take acting lessons.” #RIPBurtReynolds
— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) September 6, 2018
Burt Reynolds was one of my heroes. He was a trailblazer. He showed the way to transition from being an athlete to being the highest paid actor, and he always inspired me. He also had a great sense of humor – check out his Tonight Show clips. My thoughts are with his family.
— Arnold (@Schwarzenegger) September 6, 2018
Burt Reynolds was always full of life,funny and always kind. Darren Prince had Burt call me a couple of months ago just to light me up!! You will be missed my friend only love. RIP. HH
— Hulk Hogan (@HulkHogan) September 6, 2018
IMDb pays tribute to Burt Reynolds, the beloved star of such films as ‘Smokey and the Bandit,’ ‘The Longest Yard,’ ‘Boogie Nights,’ and more. pic.twitter.com/NkpmcVTMlD
— IMDb (@IMDb) September 6, 2018
Hollywood icon Burt Reynolds has died aged 82. He starred in notable films like ‘Smokey and the Bandit’ and ‘Boogie Nights’.