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Burt Reynolds

Burt Reynolds

  • Born on
    • February 11th, 1936
  • Died on
    • September 6th, 2018
Burton Leon Reynolds Jr. (February 11, 1936 – September 6, 2018) was an American actor, director, and producer, considered a sex symbol and icon of American popular culture. Reynolds first rose to prominence when he starred in several different television series such as Gunsmoke (1962–1965), Hawk (1966), and Dan August (1970–1971). Although Reynolds had leading roles in such films as Navajo Joe (1966), his breakthrough role was as Lewis Medlock in Deliverance (1972). Reynolds played the leading role – often a lovable rogue – in a number of subsequent box office hits, such as The Longest Yard (1974), Smokey and the Bandit (1977), Semi-Tough (1977), The End (1978), Hooper (1978), Starting Over (1979), Smokey and the Bandit II (1980), The Cannonball Run (1981), Sharky's Machine (1981), The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982), and Cannonball Run II (1984), several of which he directed himself. He was nominated twice for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. Reynolds was voted the world's number one box office star for five consecutive years (from 1978 to 1982) in the annual Top Ten Money Making Stars Poll, a record he shares with Bing Crosby. After a number of box office failures, Reynolds returned to television, starring in the sitcom Evening Shade (1990–1994), which won him a Golden Globe Award and Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. His performance as high-minded pornographer Jack Horner in Paul Thomas Anderson’s Boogie Nights (1997) brought him renewed critical attention, earning him another Golden Globe (for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture), with nominations for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and a BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor. Description above from the Wikipedia article Burt Reynolds, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Filmography

Acting (90 Credits)

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2019An Innocent Kiss as Grandpa BarnesWatch Free
2017The Last Movie Star as Vic Edwards
2017Shadow Fighter as Paddy Grier
2017Henri as George DuncanWatch Free
2016Hollow Creek as Seagrass LambertWatch Free
2016Shangri-La Suite as Narrator
2015Pocket Listing as Ron Glass
2011Not Another Not Another Movie as C.J. Waters
2008A Bunch of Amateurs as Jefferson Steel
2008Deal as Tommy Vinson
2008Delgo as Delgo's Father (voice)
2007In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale as King Konreid
2006Cloud 9 as Billy Cole
2006Forget About It as Sam LeFleur
2006Grilled as Goldbluth
2006Broken Bridges as Jake Delton
2006End Game as General MontgomeryWatch Free
2005Legend of Frosty the Snowman as Narrator (voice)
2005The Longest Yard as Coach Nate Scarborough
2005The Dukes of Hazzard as Jefferson Davis 'Boss' Hogg
2004Without a Paddle as Del Knox
2002Johnson County War as Hunt Lawton
2002Johnson County War as Hunt Lawton
2001Tempted as Charlie LeBlanc
2001Driven as Carl Henry
2001The Hollywood Sign as Kage Mulligan
2001Hotel as The Flamenco Manager
2000The Crew as Joey 'Bats' Pistella
1999Pups as Daniel Bender
1999Mystery, Alaska as Judge Walter Burns
1998Universal Soldier III: Unfinished Business as Mentor / CIA Deputy Director / GR88
1998Universal Soldier II: Brothers in Arms as Mentor
1997Big City Blues as ConnorWatch Free
1997Boogie Nights as Jack Horner
1997Meet Wally Sparks as Lenny SpencerWatch Free
1997Crazy Six as DakotaWatch Free
1997Bean as General Newton
1996Raven as Jerome 'Raven' KatzWatch Free
1996Striptease as David Dilbeck
1996The Cherokee Kid as Otter Bob the Mountain Man
1996Mad Dog Time as 'Wacky' Jacky Jackson
1996Citizen Ruth as Blaine Gibbons
1995The Maddening as Scudder
1993Cop & ½ as Nick McKenna
1992The Player as Burt Reynolds
1990Evening Shade as Wood Newton
1989Physical Evidence as Joe Paris
1989Breaking In as Ernie Mullins
1989All Dogs Go to Heaven as Charlie B. Barkin (voice)
1988Switching Channels as John L. Sullivan IV
1987Rent-a-Cop as Tony ChurchWatch Free
1987Malone as Richard Malone
1987Out of This World as Troy Garland
1986Heat as Nick 'Mex' Escalante
1985Stick as Ernest 'Stick' Stickley
1984Cannonball Run II as J.J. McClure
1984City Heat as Mike Murphy
1983Stroker Ace as Stroker Ace
1983The Man Who Loved Women as David Fowler
1983Smokey and the Bandit Part 3 as The Real Bandit
1982Best Friends as Richard Babson
1982The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas as Sheriff Ed Earl Dodd
1981The Cannonball Run as J.J. McClure
1981Paternity as Buddy Evans
1981Sharky's Machine as Tom Sharky
1980Rough Cut as Jack Rhodes
1980Smokey and the Bandit II as Bandit
1979Starting Over as Phil Potter
1978The End as Wendell Sonny Lawson
1978Hooper as Sonny Hooper
1977Semi-Tough as Billy Clyde Puckett
1977Smokey and the Bandit as Bo 'Bandit' Darville
1976Gator as Gator McKlusky
1976Nickelodeon as Tom "Buck" Greenway
1975At Long Last Love as Michael Oliver Pritchard III
1975Hustle as Phil Gaines
1975W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings as W.W. Bright
1975Lucky Lady as Walker
1974The Longest Yard as Paul Crewe
1973White Lightning as Gator McKlusky
1973The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing as Jay Grobart
1973Shamus as Shamus McCoy
1972Fuzz as Det. Steve Carella
1972Deliverance as Lewis Medlock
1972Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask as Switchboard
1969Shark as Caine
1969Sam Whiskey as Sam WhiskeyWatch Free
1969100 Rifles as Yaqui Joe Herrera
1967Gentle Ben as Pilot
1966Navajo Joe as JoeWatch Free

Director (4 Credits)

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Himself (5 Credits)

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2011Paul Williams Still Alive as Himself (archive footage)
2009Small Potatoes: Who Killed the USFL? as Himself
1994WrestleMania X as Self
1985Sherman's March as Himself
1976Silent Movie as Himself

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