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Burt Reynolds

Actor, Producer, Director
11 February 1936 to 6 September 2018

A prolific American actor whose career began on the small screen in shows such as Gunsmoke (1962-1965), Reynolds’ film breakthrough role came in Deliverance (1972). He went on to star in the likes of Smokey and the Bandit (1977) and The Cannonball Run (1981), and received BAFTA and Oscar nominations for his role in Boogie Nights (1997).

Read Burt Reynolds' Guardian obituary here.