Burt Reynolds, the iconic American actor who starred in ‘Smokey and the Bandit’, ‘Deliverance’ and ‘Boogie Nights’, has died at the age of 82 from a heart attack.
Reynolds also made one album ‘Ask Me What I Am’ in 1973 and sang on ‘Let’s Do Something Cheap and Superficial’ for the Smokey and the Bandit II soundtrack in 1980.
Burt Reynolds made his first TV appearance in two episodes of ‘Flight’ (1958) and then appeared on dozens of shows from ‘Alfred Hitchcock Presents’ and ‘The Twilight Zone’ in the 1960s to ‘Beverly Hills 90210’ and ‘The Larry Sanders Show’ in the 1980s and 90s.
In recent years he voiced characters for ‘Robot Chicken’, ‘Duck Dodgers’ and ‘American Dad’.
Reynolds starring role came in 1972 when he appeared in ‘Deliverance’.
One of Reynolds more confronting performances was playing porn producer Jack Horner in ‘Boogie Nights’. The movie made Mark Wahlbergm Philip Seymour Thomas and John C. Reilly stars.
Burt Reynolds died in Florida. He is survived by his son Quinton.