Burt Reynolds Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Burt Reynolds Quick Info
Height 5 ft 11 in
Weight 80 kg
Date of Birth February 11, 1936
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
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 TexasDeliverance, Smokey and the BanditSmokey and the Bandit IIThe Cannonball Run, and Hooper.

Born Name

Burton Leon Reynolds Jr.

Nick Name

Burt, Nick Escalante, Buddy

Burt Reynolds as seen at Hollywood Blvd Cinema located in Woodridge, DuPage County, Illinois, United States in April 2011
Burt Reynolds as seen at Hollywood Blvd Cinema located in Woodridge, DuPage County, Illinois, United States in April 2011 (Photobra / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Age

Burt Reynolds was born on February 11, 1936.

Died

He died due to a heart attack at the age of 82 on September 6, 2018, in Jupiter, Palm Beach County, Florida, United States.

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Born Place

Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan, United States

Nationality

American

Education

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.

Occupation

Actor, Voiceover Artist, Director, Producer, Writer, Singer

Family

  • 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)

Manager

Burt Reynolds was managed by Erik Kritzer.

Burt Reynolds (Right) as seen while posing for a picture along with Darren McGavin on the set of 'Riverboat' in 1960
Burt Reynolds (Right) as seen while posing for a picture along with Darren McGavin on the set of ‘Riverboat’ in 1960 (eBay / Public Domain)

Genre

Easy Listening, Country

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

His only album was released via Mercury/Phonogram.

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 11 in or 180 cm

Weight

80 kg or 176.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Burt Reynolds had dated –

  1. Faye Dunaway
  2. Doris Day
  3. Farrah Fawcett
  4. Asa Maynor
  5. Adrienne Barbeau
  6. Lori Nelson (1959-1960)
  7. Salome Jens (1960)
  8. Judy Carne (1962-1965)
  9. Miko Mayama (1968-1971)
  10. Chris Noel (1970-1971)
  11. Inger Stevens (1970)
  12. Mamie Van Doren (1971)
  13. Dinah Shore (1971-1975)
  14. Sarah Miles (1972)
  15. Lucie Arnaz (1974-1975)
  16. Lorna Luft (1974-1975)
  17. Colleen Brennan (1974-1975)
  18. Catherine Deneuve (1975)
  19. Sally Field (1976-1980)
  20. Chris Evert (1977)
  21. Tammy Wynette (1977)
  22. Gig Rauch (1979)
  23. Loni Anderson (1981-1994) – Burt Reynolds and Loni Anderson adopted a son named Quinton.
  24. Lauren Hutton (1981)
  25. Tawny Little (1981)
  26. Goldie Hawn (1982)
  27. Pam Seals (1994-1999)
  28. Kate Edelman (2003-2005)

Race / Ethnicity

White

Burt Reynolds was of English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, German, and Dutch descent.

Hair Color

Gray

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Burt Reynolds as seen on the red carpet for the 43rd Annual Emmy Award in August 1991
Burt Reynolds as seen on the red carpet for the 43rd Annual Emmy Award in August 1991 (Alan Light / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Deep stern voice
  • Sported a mustache

Brand Endorsements

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
  • MoviesLaura (1944), Rear Window (1954)
  • Director – Frank Capra

SourceIMDb

Burt Reynolds as seen while posing for the camera as blacksmith Quint Asper from the television program 'Gunsmoke'
Burt Reynolds as seen while posing for the camera as blacksmith Quint Asper from the television program ‘Gunsmoke’ (CBS Television / eBay / Public Domain)

Burt Reynolds Facts

  1. 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.
  2. His credits as a singer include having released the album, Ask Me What I Am, in 1973.

Featured Image by Photobra / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

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