Burt Reynolds Overview:

Actor, Burt Reynolds, was born Burton Leon Reynolds Jr. on Feb 11, 1936 in Lansing, MI. Reynolds died at the age of 82 on Sep 6, 2018 in Jupiter, FL from a heart attack and was cremated and his .



Although Reynolds was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1997Best Supporting ActorBoogie Nights (1997)Jack HornerNominated

He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

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Graduate of Palm Beach High School, Palm Beach, Florida, Class of 1954.

Was named the #1 top money-making star at the box office in Quigley _Publications' annual poll of movie exhibitors for five consecutive years from 1978 - 1982, equaling the record set by Bing Crosby from 1944 - 1948. Only Tom Cruise, who was named #1 six times between 1986 and 2001, has won more box office crowns. Both Clint Eastwood and Tom Hanks also have been #1 five times, but non-consecutively.

The character design of the Comedian/Edward Blake in Alan Moore's graphic novel Watchmen is said to have been based on Reynolds. Reynolds was even considered for the role when the novel was in discussion to be film adapted.

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