Burt Reynolds: A Life In Photos
Hollywood icon and 1970s sex symbol Burt Reynolds died on Thursday from a heart attack at 82, his manager Erik Kritzer confirmed with publications.
Reynolds, known for his roles in Smokey and the Bandit, Deliverance and his Oscar-nominated performance in Boogie Nights was praised by fans and celebrities who had known him or been inspired by his long career.
Reynolds on the set of Dan August in 1970. Image: ABC Photo archives/ABC via Getty Images.
Reynolds on the set of Dan August in 1970. Image: ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images.
Reynolds and Dinah Shore in the 1973 TV special Dinah Shore: In Search of the Ideal Man. Image: NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images.
Reynolds as Quint Asper in 1962's Gunsmoke. Image: CBS via Getty Images.
Reynolds and Sally Field starred together in Smokey and the Bandit. Image: Getty Images.
Reynolds hosted the Academy Awards in 1974. He was also nominated for Best Supporting Actor in 1998 for his role in Boogie Nights. Image: NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images.
As well as starring in films and TV, Reynolds became a sex symbol in the '70s, a title he held for many decades after. Image: Gerald Smith/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images.
Reynolds and his ex-wife, actress Loni Anderson, prior to their ugly, public divorce. Image: Kypros/Getty Images.
The man, the mustache, the legend. Image: Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images.