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“Smokey And The Bandit” star Burt Reynolds dies at 82


Burt Reynolds, star of the classic trucking movie “Smokey and the Bandit”, passed away earlier today at the age of 82.

Reynold’s agent Todd Eisner says that Reynolds passed away as a result of cardiac arrest.

Reynolds was born on February 11, 1936 in Michigan and was a football player at Florida State University before going on to act in movies such as “Boogie Nights”, “Deliverance”, and “Cannonball Run.” Reynolds had recently agreed to appear in the latest Quentin Tarantino film about the Manson Family murders.

Thousands have taken to social media to honor Reynolds and share their favorite memories of him.


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