Movie star Burt Reynolds dies at 82

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Movie star Burt Reynolds has died at the age of 82, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Reynolds was known for his roles in “Deliverance,” “The Longest Yard” and “Smokey and the Bandit.” 

He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Boogie Nights in 1997. He lost to Robin Williams for his performance in Good Will Hunting.

He was born February 11, 1936 in Lansing, Michigan.

He would play football for Florida State University before becoming an actor. 

Reynolds was inducted into the Florida State Hall of Fame in 1977 for football. 

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