Burt Reynolds

Player of American Football
Born Feb 11, 1936

Burton Milo "Burt" Reynolds, Jr. is an American actor, director and voice artist. Some of his memorable roles include Bo 'Bandit' Darville in Smokey and the Bandit, Lewis Medlock in Deliverance, Bobby "Gator" McCluskey in White Lightning and sequel Gator, Paul Crewe and Coach Nate Scarborough in The Longest Yard and its 2005 remake respectively, Billy Clyde Puckett in Semi-Tough, J.J. McClure in The Cannonball Run, the voice of Charlie B.… Read More

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    Mustache Hall Of Fame Opens Nominations For Second Class
    Huffington Post - Feb 17, 2016
  • Sxsw Slate Includes Reynolds Documentary, Mc Bride Comedy
    Yahoo News - Feb 02, 2016
  • The Athletic Boyhood Of Actor Burt Reynolds
    Wall Street Journal - Jan 19, 2016
  • Talking With Tarantino: The Sight And Sound Excerpt
    Huffington Post - Jan 09, 2016


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Burt Reynolds.


1936 Birth Reynolds was born in Waycross, Georgia on February 11, 1936 but in his autobiography stated that his family was living in Lansing, Michigan when his father was drafted into the United States Army. … Read More


1956 20 Years Old …  Reynolds won the 1956 Florida State Drama Award for his performance in Outward Bound. … Read More
1960 24 Years Old Reynolds played Ben Frazer in the NBC series, Riverboat and Tony Sapio in The Lawless Years episode, "The Payoff. Five months later, he starred with Whitney Blake and Howard McNear in the episode "The Good Samaritan" of the syndicated western series, Pony Express, starring Grant Sullivan, which aired in 1960 on the centennial of the primitive mail exchange service. … Read More
1962 26 Years Old In 1962, Reynolds made a guest appearance on Perry Mason in "The Case of the Counterfeit Crank".
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In 1963, he played Rocky in The Twilight Zone episode, "The Bard" in which he amusingly lampooned his then-lookalike Marlon Brando.
1965 29 Years Old In 1965, he guest-starred as Technical Sergeant Chapman, a Flight Engineer in the second season episode 7, "Show Me A Hero" of ABC's 12 O-Clock High. … Read More


1967 31 Years Old …  He filmed Shark! in 1967 with Sam Fuller who disowned the cut of the film. … Read More
1973 37 Years Old In 1973, Reynolds released the album Ask Me What I Am and sang along with Dolly Parton in The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. … Read More


1977 41 Years Old From 1977 to 1981, Reynolds topped the Quigley Publications poll of movie exhibitors, who voted him the top box-office attraction in the country. … Read More


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2006 70 Years Old In May 2006, Reynolds appeared in Miller Lite beer commercials.
2009 73 Years Old Reynolds underwent back surgery in May 2009 and a quintuple heart bypass in February 2010. … Read More
2011 75 Years Old On August 16, 2011, Merrill Lynch Credit Corporation filed foreclosure papers in Martin County, claiming Reynolds owed $1.2 million on his Hobe Sound, Florida, home. … Read More
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