Actor Burt Reynolds dies of a cardiac arrest

He was involved in Quentin Tarantino’s new movie “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” at the time of his death.

Photo via @Complex

Reynolds died in a Florida hospital on Thursday, his rep confirmed to Us Weekly magazine. He was 82.

According to WENN.com, Reynolds underwent heart surgery in 2010 and he suffered from heart problems in his declining years.

He was one of the biggest film stars in the 1970s and early 1980s starring in films “The Longest Yard,” “Smokey and the Bandit,” and “The Cannonball Run.”

Born Burton Leon Reynolds Jr. on February 11, 1936 in Lansing, Michigan, he rose to prominence starring in television series such as Gunsmoke (1962–1965) and Dan August (1970–1971) and after his breakout movie role in “Deliverance” (1972), he became one of Hollywood’s most endearing sex symbols.

He was involved in Quentin Tarantino’s new movie “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” at the time of his death.

(Photo-via-@Complex)

 

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