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Actor Burt Reynolds dead at 82

The entertainment world is mourning the death of Burt Reynolds.

Posted: Sep 6, 2018 3:21 PM

(FOX) - The entertainment world is mourning the death of Burt Reynolds.

Reynolds died on Thursday at the age of 82.

The magazine "Us Weekly" says the actor went into cardiac arrest at a hospital in Florida.

Reynolds starred in nearly 200 film and tv shows.

The actor starred in the television series "Gunsmoke" and "Dan August."

Many consider his role as Lewis Medlock in the hit movie "Deliverance" his breakout performance.

His film credits include "The Longest Yard" in 1974, "Smokey and the Bandit" in 1977, "Striptease" in 1996, and "Boogie Nights," in 1997, which earned him an Oscar nomination.

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