|Burt Reynolds Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11 in|
|Date of Birth||February 11, 1936|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Burt Reynolds was an American actor, voiceover artist, director, singer, producer, and writer who is remembered for having a successful career in the entertainment industry during which he appeared as a lead actor in several movies like Navajo Joe, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Deliverance, Smokey and the Bandit, Smokey and the Bandit II, The Cannonball Run, and Hooper.
Burton Leon Reynolds Jr.
Burt, Nick Escalante, Buddy
Burt Reynolds was born on February 11, 1936.
He died due to a heart attack at the age of 82 on September 6, 2018, in Jupiter, Palm Beach County, Florida, United States.
Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Los Angeles, California, United States
Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan, United States
Burt Reynolds studied at Palm Beach High School and during that time, he was named First Team All State and All Southern as a fullback. After that, he got enrolled at Florida State University on a football scholarship and became a brother of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity.
He also attended the Palm Beach Junior College located in Lake Park in Palm Beach County, Florida.
Actor, Voiceover Artist, Director, Producer, Writer, Singer
- Father – Burton Milo Reynolds (Chief of Police of Riviera Beach, Florida)
- Mother – Harriet Fernette “Fern” (née Miller)
- Siblings – Burt Reynolds had a sister.
- Others – John Burton Reynolds (Paternal Grandfather), Effie May Thompson (Paternal Grandmother), Leon Chauncey Miller (Maternal Grandfather), Nina Bell Wheeler (Maternal Grandmother)
Burt Reynolds was managed by Erik Kritzer.
Easy Listening, Country
His only album was released via Mercury/Phonogram.
5 ft 11 in or 180 cm
80 kg or 176.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Burt Reynolds had dated –
- Faye Dunaway
- Doris Day
- Farrah Fawcett
- Asa Maynor
- Adrienne Barbeau
- Lori Nelson (1959-1960)
- Salome Jens (1960)
- Judy Carne (1962-1965)
- Miko Mayama (1968-1971)
- Chris Noel (1970-1971)
- Inger Stevens (1970)
- Mamie Van Doren (1971)
- Dinah Shore (1971-1975)
- Sarah Miles (1972)
- Lucie Arnaz (1974-1975)
- Lorna Luft (1974-1975)
- Colleen Brennan (1974-1975)
- Catherine Deneuve (1975)
- Sally Field (1976-1980)
- Chris Evert (1977)
- Tammy Wynette (1977)
- Gig Rauch (1979)
- Loni Anderson (1981-1994) – Burt Reynolds and Loni Anderson adopted a son named Quinton.
- Lauren Hutton (1981)
- Tawny Little (1981)
- Goldie Hawn (1982)
- Pam Seals (1994-1999)
- Kate Edelman (2003-2005)
Race / Ethnicity
Burt Reynolds was of English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, German, and Dutch descent.
- Deep stern voice
- Sported a mustache
Burt Reynolds had done endorsement work for –
- British Petroleum (1991) (TV /Theatrical Commercial)
- Elizabeth Taylor’s “White Diamonds” perfume (TV Commercial) (1997)
- Kodak Max film (TV Commercial) (1998)
- Florida Orange Juice (TV Commercial) (1999)
- Maaco (2002) (TV Commercial)
- FedEx Kinko’s (TV Commercial) (2004)
- Miller Lite beer (TV Commercial) (2006)
- Mars Candies’ M&M’s “Become an M&M” (Print Advert) (2007)
Burt Reynolds Favorite Things
- Actor – Richard Griffiths
- Movies – Laura (1944), Rear Window (1954)
- Director – Frank Capra
Source – IMDb
Burt Reynolds Facts
- He had won many prestigious awards like the Golden Globe Award and was also nominated for an Oscar for “Best Supporting Actor” for his role in Boogie Nights.
- His credits as a singer include having released the album, Ask Me What I Am, in 1973.
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