Actor Burt Reynolds Dead at 82
Burt Reynolds has died at the age of 82 years old.
According to TMZ, the legendary actor passed away Thursday morning (Sep. 6) at a hospital in Florida after suffering a heart attack.
He was taken to the hospital after going into cardiac arrest. His family was by his side when he passed, TMZ reported.
Burt is best known for his roles in movies and TV shows such as “Deliverance,” “Boogie Nights,” “Smokey and the Bandit” and “Cannonball Run.” He was nominated for an Oscar for best-supporting actor for his role as porn director Jack Horner in Boogie Knights in 1997. He won a Golden Globe that year as well.
Before making it big in Hollywood, Reynolds played college football for Florida State. His roommate was sports broadcaster and ESPN personality Lee Corso.
Burt Reynolds is survived by his son Quinton Anderson Reynolds, his only child.