Burt Reynolds is a Hollywood producer, actor and director, who has starred in a lot of super hit movies like Deliverance, The Cannonball Run, Smokey and the Bandit, etc., He was also nominated for the Academy award for Best Supporting Actor, for his role in Boogie Nights that released in 1997.
The Boogie Nights actor has been facing a lot of heart related issues for the past few years. Yesterday, the veteran breathed his last due to a cardiopulmonary arrest. He was Hollywood's top-grossing star every year from 1978 through 1982. It must be noted that he had 4 movies playing at the same time in 1978.
Reynolds was born on 11 February, 1936 in Lansing, Michigan, and was 82 years old when he died. He was raised in the state of Florida. His father was an army veteran. He is survived by his son, Quinton.