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Burt Reynolds: 1936 - 2018

Burt Reynolds poses for a portrait during an interview with Reuters at a hotel in central London, Britain December 3, 2015. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Burt Reynolds poses for a portrait during an interview with Reuters at a hotel in central London, Britain December 3, 2015. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Burt Reynolds poses for a portrait during an interview with Reuters at a hotel in central London, Britain December 3, 2015. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
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Burt Reynolds is seen in Los Angeles, California, August 21, 2006. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Burt Reynolds is seen in Los Angeles, California, August 21, 2006. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Burt Reynolds is seen in Los Angeles, California, August 21, 2006. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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Julie Andrews and Burt Reynolds greet each other at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada, August 12, 1976. Las Vegas News Bureau/Handout via REUTERS

Julie Andrews and Burt Reynolds greet each other at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada, August 12, 1976. Las Vegas News Bureau/Handout via REUTERS

Julie Andrews and Burt Reynolds greet each other at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada, August 12, 1976. Las Vegas News Bureau/Handout via REUTERS
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Burt Reynolds, winner of the Golden Globe Award as best supporting actor in a motion picture for his role in "Boogie Nights", poses with his co-star from the film and fellow nominee Julianne Moore at New Line Cinema's post-Golden Globe Award party in Beverly Hills January 18, 1998. REUTERS/Stringer

Burt Reynolds, winner of the Golden Globe Award as best supporting actor in a motion picture for his role in "Boogie Nights", poses with his co-star from the film and fellow nominee Julianne Moore at New Line Cinema's post-Golden Globe Award party in...more

Burt Reynolds, winner of the Golden Globe Award as best supporting actor in a motion picture for his role in "Boogie Nights", poses with his co-star from the film and fellow nominee Julianne Moore at New Line Cinema's post-Golden Globe Award party in Beverly Hills January 18, 1998. REUTERS/Stringer
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California's Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is silhouetted against a picture of Burt Reynolds before announcing that the latter will receive the Honorary Award for Lifetime Achievement at the 2007 Taurus World Stunt Awards at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles May 20, 2007. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

California's Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is silhouetted against a picture of Burt Reynolds before announcing that the latter will receive the Honorary Award for Lifetime Achievement at the 2007 Taurus World Stunt Awards at Paramount Studios in Los...more

California's Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is silhouetted against a picture of Burt Reynolds before announcing that the latter will receive the Honorary Award for Lifetime Achievement at the 2007 Taurus World Stunt Awards at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles May 20, 2007. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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Comedian Richard Pryor (L) and Burt Reynolds chat at the Sugar Ray Leonard-Thomas Hearns middleweight title boxing match at Caesars Palace Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada, September 16, 1981. Las Vegas News Bureau/Handout via REUTERS

Comedian Richard Pryor (L) and Burt Reynolds chat at the Sugar Ray Leonard-Thomas Hearns middleweight title boxing match at Caesars Palace Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada, September 16, 1981. Las Vegas News Bureau/Handout via REUTERS

Comedian Richard Pryor (L) and Burt Reynolds chat at the Sugar Ray Leonard-Thomas Hearns middleweight title boxing match at Caesars Palace Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada, September 16, 1981. Las Vegas News Bureau/Handout via REUTERS
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Burt Reynolds (L) hugs Charles Durning after he accepted the Lifetime Achievement award at the 14th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles January 27, 2008. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Burt Reynolds (L) hugs Charles Durning after he accepted the Lifetime Achievement award at the 14th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles January 27, 2008. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Burt Reynolds (L) hugs Charles Durning after he accepted the Lifetime Achievement award at the 14th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles January 27, 2008. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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Burt Reynolds and actress Lauren Bacall pose for photographers as Reynolds holds his Golden Globe that he won for best supporting actor in a motion picture for the film "Boogie Nights" at the 55th annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, January 18, 1998. REUTERS/Stringer

Burt Reynolds and actress Lauren Bacall pose for photographers as Reynolds holds his Golden Globe that he won for best supporting actor in a motion picture for the film "Boogie Nights" at the 55th annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, January...more

Burt Reynolds and actress Lauren Bacall pose for photographers as Reynolds holds his Golden Globe that he won for best supporting actor in a motion picture for the film "Boogie Nights" at the 55th annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, January 18, 1998. REUTERS/Stringer
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Burt Reynolds and Kaye Ballard film the "Hello Kay Ballard" show at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada, August 8, 1978. Las Vegas News Bureau/Handout via REUTERS

Burt Reynolds and Kaye Ballard film the "Hello Kay Ballard" show at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada, August 8, 1978. Las Vegas News Bureau/Handout via REUTERS

Burt Reynolds and Kaye Ballard film the "Hello Kay Ballard" show at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada, August 8, 1978. Las Vegas News Bureau/Handout via REUTERS
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Burt Reynolds, Julianne Moore and Heather Graham, cast members of the new film "Boogie Nights", pose together at the film's premiere at Mann's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, October 15, 1997. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

Burt Reynolds, Julianne Moore and Heather Graham, cast members of the new film "Boogie Nights", pose together at the film's premiere at Mann's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, October 15, 1997. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

Burt Reynolds, Julianne Moore and Heather Graham, cast members of the new film "Boogie Nights", pose together at the film's premiere at Mann's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, October 15, 1997. REUTERS/Fred Prouser
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Burt Reynolds, star of the 1974 original film "The Longest Yard" and son Quinton Reynolds, stop for an interview as they arrive at the premiere of the remake starring Chris Rock and Adam Sandler in Hollywood, May 19, 2005. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

Burt Reynolds, star of the 1974 original film "The Longest Yard" and son Quinton Reynolds, stop for an interview as they arrive at the premiere of the remake starring Chris Rock and Adam Sandler in Hollywood, May 19, 2005. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

Burt Reynolds, star of the 1974 original film "The Longest Yard" and son Quinton Reynolds, stop for an interview as they arrive at the premiere of the remake starring Chris Rock and Adam Sandler in Hollywood, May 19, 2005. REUTERS/Fred Prouser
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Burt Reynolds arrives as a guest at the Golden Boot Awards in Beverly Hills, California August 12, 2006. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

Burt Reynolds arrives as a guest at the Golden Boot Awards in Beverly Hills, California August 12, 2006. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

Burt Reynolds arrives as a guest at the Golden Boot Awards in Beverly Hills, California August 12, 2006. REUTERS/Fred Prouser
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Actress Loni Anderson (R) and her attorney Martin Simone (behind Anderson) walk past Anderson's ex-husband Burt Reynolds (L) during a court session on child support and visitation issues concerning their six year old son Quinton in Los Angeles, December 6, 1994. REUTERS/Pool

Actress Loni Anderson (R) and her attorney Martin Simone (behind Anderson) walk past Anderson's ex-husband Burt Reynolds (L) during a court session on child support and visitation issues concerning their six year old son Quinton in Los Angeles,...more

Actress Loni Anderson (R) and her attorney Martin Simone (behind Anderson) walk past Anderson's ex-husband Burt Reynolds (L) during a court session on child support and visitation issues concerning their six year old son Quinton in Los Angeles, December 6, 1994. REUTERS/Pool
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Director Dick Richards (L) and Burt Reynolds pose at the Union Plaza Hotel-Casino during filming of the movie "Heat" in Las Vegas, Nevada, March 26, 1986. Wolf Wergin/Las Vegas News Bureau/Handout via REUTERS

Director Dick Richards (L) and Burt Reynolds pose at the Union Plaza Hotel-Casino during filming of the movie "Heat" in Las Vegas, Nevada, March 26, 1986. Wolf Wergin/Las Vegas News Bureau/Handout via REUTERS

Director Dick Richards (L) and Burt Reynolds pose at the Union Plaza Hotel-Casino during filming of the movie "Heat" in Las Vegas, Nevada, March 26, 1986. Wolf Wergin/Las Vegas News Bureau/Handout via REUTERS
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Director Renny Harlin (R) answers questions about his upcoming film "Champs" as actors Sylvester Stallone and Burt Reynolds (L) listen during the production kick off in Toronto, Canada, July 13, 2000. REUTERS/Peter Jones

Director Renny Harlin (R) answers questions about his upcoming film "Champs" as actors Sylvester Stallone and Burt Reynolds (L) listen during the production kick off in Toronto, Canada, July 13, 2000. REUTERS/Peter Jones

Director Renny Harlin (R) answers questions about his upcoming film "Champs" as actors Sylvester Stallone and Burt Reynolds (L) listen during the production kick off in Toronto, Canada, July 13, 2000. REUTERS/Peter Jones
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Florida State University head coach Bobby Bowden (C) shares a laugh with Brigham Young University head coach LaVell Edwards (L) and FSU former player and actor Burt Reynolds on the field before play in the Pigskin Classic college football game in Jacksonville, August 26, 2000. REUTERS/Mark Wallheiser

Florida State University head coach Bobby Bowden (C) shares a laugh with Brigham Young University head coach LaVell Edwards (L) and FSU former player and actor Burt Reynolds on the field before play in the Pigskin Classic college football game in...more

Florida State University head coach Bobby Bowden (C) shares a laugh with Brigham Young University head coach LaVell Edwards (L) and FSU former player and actor Burt Reynolds on the field before play in the Pigskin Classic college football game in Jacksonville, August 26, 2000. REUTERS/Mark Wallheiser
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Burt Reynolds accepts the Alpha Male award at the seventh annual Spike TV's "Guys Choice" awards in Culver City, California June 8, 2013. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Burt Reynolds accepts the Alpha Male award at the seventh annual Spike TV's "Guys Choice" awards in Culver City, California June 8, 2013. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Burt Reynolds accepts the Alpha Male award at the seventh annual Spike TV's "Guys Choice" awards in Culver City, California June 8, 2013. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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