We have just received reports that the legendary actor Burt Reynolds has passed away at the age of 82. According to the reports, Burt died from a heart attack this morning at a hospital in Florida. Accroding to multiple sources, Burt was transported to a Florida hospital after he went into cardiac arrest.
His family was there by his side when he passed according to those reports. For years Burt had heart problems and actually underwent surgery back in 2010. Burt was a star in classics such as "Smokey and the Bandit," "Boogie Knights" and "Cannonball Run."
Burt Reynolds will sure be missed!
R.I.P. Burt Reynolds (1936-2018) pic.twitter.com/8Z6QCgkgZ9— The Film Society (@FilmLinc) September 6, 2018
We lost a legend today. Burt Reynolds, star of Boogie Nights, Smokey and the Bandit, Deliverance and many others, has passed away. He was an icon of the silver screen and will be missed. May he rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/O5C5U4ojTz— Regal Cinemas (@RegalMovies) September 6, 2018
RIP Burt Reynolds. He’s pictured at his imprint ceremony in 1981. pic.twitter.com/OmOFvKXTg1— TCL Chinese Theatres (@ChineseTheatres) September 6, 2018