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Burt Reynolds
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Reynolds in 1991
Born
Burton Leon Reynolds Jr.

(1936-02-11)February 11, 1936
Died September 6, 2018(2018-09-06) (aged 82)
Occupation Actor, director, producer
Years active 1958–2018
Spouse(s)
Judy Carne
(m. 1963; div. 1965)

Loni Anderson
(m. 1988; div. 1993)
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Burt Reynolds (February 11, 1936 – September 6, 2018) was an American actor, director, and producer.

He has starred in many roles, such as Dan August, Deliverance, The Longest Yard with its 2005 remake, and Smokey and the Bandit.

He also won two Golden Globe Awards, including in Evening Shade for Best Actor in a Television Series Musical or Comedy and in Boogie Nights for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture.

Personal life

Reynolds was born in Waycross, Georgia. He studied at Florida State University. From 1962 through 1965, Reynolds was married to British actress Judy Carne. From 1988 through 1993, he was married to Loni Anderson.

Death

Reynolds died at a Florida hospital on September 6, 2018. He had been suffering from heart problems for a number of years.

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