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Enduring, strong-featured, and genial star of US cinema, Burt Reynolds started off in TV westerns in the 1960s and then carved his name into 1970/1980s popular culture as a male sex symbol (posing nearly naked for "Cosmopolitan" magazine) and on-screen as both a rugged action figure and then as a wisecracking, Southern-type "good olé' boy." Burton ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 34 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Boogie Nights
Boogie Nights Jack Horner
(1997)
Evening Shade
Evening Shade Wood Newton
(1990-1994)
Deliverance
Deliverance Lewis
(1972)
The Longest Yard
The Longest Yard Coach Nate Scarborough
(2005)

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 2017/II Apple of My Eye (completed)
Charlie
 2017 Shadow Fighter (completed)
Paddy Grier
 2016 Dog Years (post-production)
Vic Edwards
 2016 Shangri-La Suite
Narrator (voice)
 2016 Elbow Grease
Grandpa Barnes
 2016 Hollow Creek
Seagrass Lambert
 2015 Pocket Listing
Ron Glass
 2014 A Magic Christmas
Buster (voice)
 2008 Delgo
Delgo's Father (voice)
 2008/I Deal
Tommy Vinson
 2007 Randy and the Mob
Elmore Culpepper (uncredited)
 2003 The Librarians
Irish (uncredited)
 1999 Stringer
Wolko
 1987 Malone
Malone
 1986 Heat
Mex
 1986 Uphill All the Way
Gambler (uncredited)
 1985 Stick
Stick
 1982 Six Pack
Man Walking in Front of Brewster and Lilah (uncredited)
 1969 Shark
Caine
 1965 Operation C.I.A.
Mark Andrews, CIA
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Other Works:

TV / theatrical commercial: British Petroleum. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 6 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 4 Interviews | 10 Articles | 9 Pictorials | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on his character in Waterproof (2000)] He's a 73-year-old Jewish grocery store owner on a street that's entirely African-American. He's the only holdout. He's not moving. Tough old guy. I'm finding out to my own surprise, that I can do things I didn't think I could. See more »

Trivia:

Immediately after his artistic comeback with Boogie Nights (1997), he did a number of indie films and was attached to star in a number of independent movies. One of these projects was the comedy The Oh in Ohio (2006). Parker Posey, who was a fan of Reynolds, personally offered him a part in the film, but his commitment to another project made it impossible for him to play the role. Danny DeVito ... See more »

Trademark:

Deep stern voice See more »

Nickname:

Buddy

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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Why did none of his movies reach classic status? Bonzi_ru
Somebody get Reynolds a real script and a real director voodoo1194
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