Burt Reynolds Dead At 82 Years Old

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Legendary actor Burt Reynolds, star of films such as "Smokey and the Bandit," "Deliverance," "The Longest Yard," "Cannonball Run" and more has passed away at the age of 82. His rep confirmed that he died on Thursday, September 6, in Jupiter, FL

In the early 1970s, Burt Reynolds was a TV and film veteran who was also notoriously well known for his late-night talk show appearances as well as his infamous "centerfold" appearance in a 1972 issue of Cosmopolitan

Also in 1972, he was cast for one of his most well known roles in John Boorman's "Deliverance" and then later continued his film star success with movies like "The Longest Yard" and in 1977, the iconic "Smokey and the Bandit."

Reynolds was also well known for his television show "Evening Shade" which ran from 1990-1994 on CBS and it also landed him an Emmy for "Best Actor in a Comedy Series."

He was married and divorced twice. First to comedienne Judy Carne in the 1960s, and in the 1980s, married to Loni Anderson. Burt is survived by his adopted son Quinton from his second marriage.

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