Burt Reynolds dies at 82 Thursday morning

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FLORIDA – Burt Reynolds died Thursday morning of a heart attack at a hospital in Florida, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Reynolds died of cardiac arrest after being transported to a Florida hospital, according to his agent, Todd Eisner. 

During a long, erratic career, Reynolds starred in the Oscar-winning film "Deliverance" in 1972 and the Oscar-nominated "Boogie Nights" in 1997. He also fronted such commercial favorites as "Smokey and the Bandit." And he had a hit TV show in the 1990s with "Evening Shade." 

The actor was also a football player in his college days at Florida State, where he roomed with Lee Corso. 

Reynolds was 82. 


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