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Burt Reynolds

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Burt Reynolds

American actor and director add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1936.

Countries: United States (74%), United Kingdom (7%), (7%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: The Longest Yard (1974 film), Loni Anderson, Sally Field

Linked to: Florida State University, American Broadcasting Company, Chicago Film Critics Association, Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association

 

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Burt Reynolds was born in 1936 add something


1946

In 1946, the Reynolds family moved to Riviera Beach, Florida add something


 

Reynolds won the 1956 Florida State Drama award for his performance in "Outward Bound" add something


1959

On November 11, 1959, Reynolds was cast with Whitney Blake and Howard McNear in the episode "The Good Samaritan" of the syndicated western series, "Pony Express", starring Grant Sullivan, which aired in 1960 on the centennial of the primitive mail exchange service add something


1960

In 1960 and 1961, he appeared in two episodes of the syndicated series "The Blue Angels", about elite fliers of the United States Navy add something

 

Noah Beery, Jr. - In 1960, he replaced Burt Reynolds in the co-starring role in "Riverboat," an NBC western series starring Darren McGavin

 

Kieu Chinh - In the 1960s, in addition to Vietnamese films, she appeared in several American productions including "A Yank in Viet-Nam" and "Operation C.I.A." , the latter opposite Burt Reynolds

 

Del Reeves - In the late 1960s, he recorded an album paying tribute to Jim Reeves and appeared in several Hollywood films, including a starring role in "Cottonpickin' Chickenpickers", and a supporting role in Burt Reynolds' first big movie "Sam Whiskey"


1961

After his 1961 film debut "Angel Baby", Reynolds used his TV fame to secure leading roles in overseas low-budget films, commonly called "Spaghetti Westerns" add something

 

Collin Wilcox (actress) - She starred in the 1961 play "Look, We've Come Through" with Burt Reynolds on Broadway


1962

He is remembered too for the role of Quint Asper, the blacksmith/ de facto deputy, and half-Native American on CBS's "Gunsmoke" from 1962 to 1965 add something

 

In 1962, Reynolds secured a guest appearance on "Perry Mason" in "The Case of the Counterfeit Crank" add something

 

Gunsmoke - In 1962, Burt Reynolds was added to the show's lineup, as the "halfbreed" blacksmith Quint Asper and elipsed the span during characters Chester Goode and Festus Haggen


1963

In 1963, he played a character named Rocky in "The Twilight Zone" episode 155 "The Bard" in which he amusingly lampooned his then-lookalike Marlon Brando add something

 

Reynolds married Judy Carne from 1963 to 1965, and Loni Anderson from 1988 to 1993, with whom he adopted a son, Quinton Anderson Reynolds add something

 

Judy Carne - Carne was married to actor Burt Reynolds from 1963 to 1965, and producer Robert Bergmann from 1970 to 1971

 

Jack Weston - They occasionally appeared together, an example being a 1963 episode of "The Twilight Zone" titled "The Bard", which featured a young Burt Reynolds

 

James Hampton (actor) - Amazingly, Hampton's next role came as the lead character in a May 1963 Gunsmoke episode entitled "Jeb", featuring his pal and series regular Burt Reynolds


1965

In 1965, he guest-starred as Technical Sergeant Chapman, a Flight Engineer in the second season episode 7, "Show Me A Hero" of ABC's "12 O-Clock High" add something


1966

Reynolds' first Spaghetti Western, "Navajo Joe", came out in 1966 add something

 

Navajo Joe - "'Navajo Joe"' is a 1966 Spaghetti Western film, directed by Sergio Corbucci, and stars Burt Reynolds as the titular Navajo Indian who opposes a group of bandits responsible for killing his tribe


1969

Jim Brown - In 1969, Brown starred in "100 Rifles" with Burt Reynolds and Raquel Welch

 

Angie Dickinson - Westerns would continue to be a part of her work in 1969, when she starred in "Young Billy Young" with Robert Mitchum, and in "Sam Whiskey", where she gave a young Burt Reynolds his first on-screen kiss


1970

In the late 1970s Reynolds opened "Burt's Place", a restaurant/nightclub in the Omni International Hotel in the Hotel District of downtown Atlanta, Georgia add something

 

John Ritter - After his graduation from USC in 1970, his first TV acting experience was a campus revolutionary in the TV series, "Dan August", starring Burt Reynolds and Norman Fell

 

Christopher George - During this time, he portrayed Dan August in the television film "House on Greenapple Road" , which evolved into the 1970-71 series "Dan August" starring Burt Reynolds

 

Dom DeLuise - In the 1970s and '80s he often co-starred with Burt Reynolds

 

Dinah Shore - In the early 1970s, Shore had a long and happy public romance with actor Burt Reynolds, who was 20 years her junior

 

Tammy Wynette - Wynette was linked romantically with actor Burt Reynolds and musician Rudy Gatlin in the mid to late 1970s but said Richey was her "true love" when she met him, and theirs was her longest marriage


1971

Ford Custom - A brown 1971 Custom 500 4-door sedan with a blue interior, equipped with a 429 Police Interceptor/Cobra Jet engine and black steel wheels with Cooper Tire Wide Runner Polyglas tires, appeared in the 1973 Burt Reynolds film "White Lightning" and is perhaps the most famous Custom 500 ever


1972

His breakout performance in "Deliverance" in 1972 made him a star add something

 

Deliverance - "'Deliverance"' is a 1972 American dramatic thriller film produced and directed by John Boorman and starring Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty, and Ronny Cox, with the latter two making their feature film debuts


1973

In 1973, Reynolds released the album "Ask Me What I Am" add something

 

Bo Hopkins - Bo Hopkins' first major role in a film was in "White Lightning", a 1973 cult classic that starred Burt Reynolds and Ned Beatty


1974

Robert Tessier - Although Tessier starred in many films and TV roles over his career, probably two of his best remembered film roles were as the menacing, karate-wielding convict "Shokner" in the 1974 comedy-drama "The Longest Yard" with Burt Reynolds and as Kevin in "The Deep"

 

Michael Conrad - He had a memorable role in the 1974 film, "The Longest Yard", playing Nate Scarboro, a retired NFL tight end who was an assistant coach for the Mean Machine, the team of prisoners put together by Burt Reynolds' character Paul Crewe to play the team of guards

 

Jerry Reed - In 1974, he co-starred with his close friend Burt Reynolds in the film "W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings"


1975

Conny Van Dyke - She co-starred in "W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings" in 1975 with Burt Reynolds

 

Hustle (1975 film) - "'Hustle"' is a 1975 American neo-noir crime film directed by Robert Aldrich and starring Burt Reynolds, Catherine_Deneuve, Ben Johnson, Paul Winfield, Eileen Brennan, Eddie Albert and Ernest Borgnine, which was released in 1975


1977

In 1977, Reynolds starred in the popular movie "Smokey and the Bandit" alongside Jerry Reed, Jackie Gleason and Sally Field add something

 

In 1977, director and producer George Lucas offered Reynolds the part of Han Solo in the first film of the Star Wars franchise add something

 

Pontiac Firebird (third generation) - The new version of the Trans Am Pontiac's infamous "RPO Y84" Black and Gold Trans Am S/E, made famous by Burt Reynolds and Jackie Gleason in 1977's "Smokey and the Bandit", carried on into 1982 as the limited edition "Recaro T/A"


1978

On March 15, 1978, Reynolds earned a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and in the same year built a dinner theatre in Jupiter, Florida add something

 

Terry Bradshaw - In addition to his television work, Bradshaw has appeared in several movies, including a part in the 1978 film "Hooper" which starred Burt Reynolds, Jan-Michael_Vincent, and Sally Field, and 1981's appearance in "The Cannonball Run"

 

Kristy McNichol - McNichol began her feature film career in the Burt Reynolds comedy "The End" in 1978

 

Tara Buckman - Often cast in minor roles in larger budget films, Tara appeared in the Burt Reynolds vehicles "Hooper" and "The Cannonball Run" in 1978 and 1981, respectively


1980

He appeared in a movie version of the popular 1980s TV series "The Dukes of Hazzard", as Boss Hogg add something

 

In the 1980s, after the hugely successful "Smokey and the Bandit" and its sequels, he became typecast in similar, less well-done and less successful films add something

 

Terry Bradshaw - In 1980, he had a cameo in "Smokey and the Bandit II" which starred Burt Reynolds, Jerry_Reed, and Sally Field


1981

Elizabeth Ashley - Having appeared in a Burt Reynolds comedy film, "Paternity" in 1981 and as a guest star in his television series "B.L. Stryker" in 1989, Ashley became a cast member of Reynolds' next television series, "Evening Shade", from 1990-1994 as "Freida"

 

Peter Billingsley - His role in 1981's "Paternity" opposite Burt Reynolds earned a nomination for "Best Young Comedian - Motion Picture or Television" at The Young Artist *awards

 

Dolly Parton - In late 1981, Parton began filming her second film, the musical film "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" , co-starring Burt Reynolds and Dom DeLuise

 

Julie Kavner - She starred in several stage plays, including a play called "It Had to be You" at a dinner theater in Canada, "Particular Friendships" in New York in 1981, and "Two for the Seesaw", directed by Burt Reynolds


1982

In 1982, Reynolds became a co-owner of the Tampa Bay Bandits, a professional American football team in the USFL whose nickname was inspired by his "Smokey and the Bandit" movies add something

 

Ramon Estevez - Estevez's plays include a 1982 Burt Reynolds Dinner Theatre performance in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"


1983

Cale Yarborough - He appeared in the 1983 Burt Reynolds movie "Stroker Ace"

 

Benny Parsons - He appeared in the 1983 Burt Reynolds movie "Stroker Ace"

 

Kyle Petty - He appeared in the 1983 Burt Reynolds movie "Stroker Ace"

 

Loni Anderson - She and future husband Burt Reynolds made one film together, the 1983 stock-car racing comedy "Stroker Ace", a box-office failure

 

Sela Ward - Ward eventually moved to California to pursue acting and landed her first film role in the Burt Reynolds vehicle, "The Man Who Loved Women", released in 1983


1984

While filming "City Heat" in 1984, Reynolds was injured and took several months off add something

 

Irene Cara - In 1984, she was in the comedic thriller "City Heat", in which she co-starred opposite Clint Eastwood and Burt Reynolds and sang the standards "Embraceable You" and "Get Happy


1985

Tricia Leigh Fisher - Fisher made her debut in the 1985 crime drama "Stick", starring Burt Reynolds, Candice_Bergen, George Segal, and Charles Durning

 

Stick (film) - "'Stick"' is a 1985 crime film directed by and starring Burt Reynolds, based on the novel of the same name by Elmore Leonard


1987

One in 1987 was called "Win, Lose or Draw" add something


1990

During the first half of the 1990s, he was the star of the CBS television series "Evening Shade", for which he won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series add something

 

He sold the venue in the early 1990s, but a museum highlighting his career still operates nearby add something


1993

Norman D. Golden II - In 1993, Golden starred in the motion picture "Cop and a Half" with Burt Reynolds


1996

Despite much success, Reynolds' finances were bad, due in part to an extravagant lifestyle, a messy divorce from Loni Anderson , and failed investments in some Florida restaurant chains; consequently, in 1996, Reynolds filed for bankruptcy add something

 

In 1996, Reynolds sought a comeback in the movie "Striptease" with an over-the-top performance as a sex-obsessed congressman add something


1997

Keith Carradine - They met in 1997 when they co-starred in the Burt Reynolds film "The Hunter's Moon"


2000

In early 2000, he created and toured "Burt Reynolds' One-Man Show" add something


2001

Kenny Brack - In 2001 Br├Ąck had a minor role in the Hollywood motion picture "Driven", which starred Sylvester Stallone and Burt Reynolds


2005

In 2005, he co-starred in a remake of "The Longest Yard", with Adam Sandler who played the role of Paul Crewe, which had been Reynolds' role in the 1974 original add something

 

The Longest Yard (1974 film) - Burt Reynolds portrayed Paul "Wrecking" Crewe in this, the coach Nate Scarborough in the 2005 remake

 

The Longest Yard (1974 film) - In 2005 as The Longest Yard starring Adam Sandler and featuring Burt Reynolds in a supporting role


2006

In May 2006, Reynolds began appearing in Miller Lite beer commercials add something

 

Steve Gibb - In September 2006, Gibb, his father and brother Ashley, wrote "Drown on the River", which is included in the Burt Reynolds 2007 film "Deal"


2008

Imelda Staunton - Recent film roles include the 2008 movie "A Bunch of Amateurs", in which she starred alongside Burt Reynolds, Derek_Jacobi and Samantha Bond, and the character of Sonia Teichberg in Ang Lee's "Taking Woodstock"


2009

Reynolds underwent back surgery in May 2009 and a quintuple heart bypass in February 2010 add something


2010

In July 2010, he guest-starred as an ex-CIA agent being hunted down by a team of Russian assassins who wanted to kidnap, interrogate, kill him, on USA's "Burn Notice" add something


2012

In January 2012 Reynolds had a guest-starring role as himself in an episode of the animated FX TV show "Archer" add something


2014

In April 2014, the 153-acre rural property was rezoned for residential use so that the Palm Beach County school system could sell it to residential developer K. Hovnanian Homes add something


2015

In November 2015, he referred to Field as the love of his life and stated that their relationship failed because he was "an ass" add something


2018

In May 2018, he joined the cast for Quentin Tarantino's film, "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" add something

 

Reynolds reportedly died of cardiac arrest at a Florida hospital on September 6, 2018 add something

 

On September 20, 2018, the two held a private memorial service for Reynolds at a funeral home in North Palm Beach, Florida add something