Burt Reynolds

Biography: Stalwart handsome man Burt Reynolds started out with small roles in television shows like Gunsmoke before moving on to his own detective show, Dan August.
He became a staple of '70's cinema, as women swooned for his blend of rugged good looks and effortless charm, with a dash of swaggering machismo offset by secret sensitivity. The rare leading man who could handle both drama and comedy equally well, he appeared in films as varied as Woody Allen's Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex* (But Were Afraid To Ask) and John Boorman's memorable thriller Deliverance. He appeared in the hits Semi-Tough, The End, and The Longest Yard - although the '70's Burt Reynolds" will probably be best remembered as the iconic car chase hero The Bandit from the blockbuster, Smokey and the Bandit.
Along the way, Reynolds turned down more roles than most actors ever get offered: Garrett Breedlove in Terms of Endearment (Jack Nicholson won an Oscar for it); John McClane in Die Hard
Stalwart handsome man Burt Reynolds started out with small roles in television shows like Gunsmoke before moving on to his own detective show, Dan August.
He became a staple of '70's cinema, as women swooned for his blend of rugged good looks and effortless charm, with a dash of swaggering machismo offset by secret sensitivity. The rare leading man who could handle both drama and comedy equally well, he appeared in films as varied as Woody Allen's Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex* (But Were Afraid To Ask) and John Boorman's memorable thriller Deliverance. He appeared in the hits Semi-Tough, The End, and The Longest Yard - although the '70's Burt Reynolds" will probably be best remembered as the iconic car chase hero The Bandit from the blockbuster, Smokey and the Bandit.

Along the way, Reynolds turned down more roles than most actors ever get offered: Garrett Breedlove in Terms of Endearment (Jack Nicholson won an Oscar for it); John McClane in Die Hard ('yipeekayayed' Bruce Willis' film career); the blowhard Dr. Rod Randall in Soapdish (played perfectly by Kevin Kline); and most regrettably (for him, at least), the role of James Bond in the early '70's, recently vacated by Sean Connery.
The '80's were a bumpy rollercoaster of movie offerings: ups (The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Sharkey's Machine, Cannonball Run) and downs (Stroker Ace, Paternity, Heat, Stick, Malone). He returned to television with the detective series B.L. Stryker and won an Emmy for the long-running sitcom Evening Shade.
In the late-'90's, he had a career renaissance of sorts with a role in the critically acclaimed Boogie Nights. He followed this with roles in the films Mystery, Alaska and Driven.

In 2005, Burt had a role in the remake of his own c prison-football film, The Longest Yard (1974). At the remake's premiere, he caused a stir by slapping an interviewer. That same summer, he also revitalized the character of Boss Hogg in the movie version of The Dukes of Hazzard.

In 2005, Burt had a role in the remake of his own c prison-football film, The Longest Yard (1974). That same summer, he also revitalized the character of Boss Hogg in the movie version of The Dukes of Hazzard.
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Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Evening Shade: Season 4 Sep 20, 1993 Wood Newton / Director tbd
tbd Evening Shade: Season 3 Sep 21, 1992 Wood Newton / Director tbd
tbd The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Season 30 Oct 1, 1991 Guest tbd
tbd Evening Shade: Season 2 Sep 16, 1991 Wood Newton / Director tbd
tbd Out of This World: Season 4 Oct 6, 1990 Voice Of Troy (Evie's Father) tbd
tbd The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Season 29 Oct 2, 1990 Guest tbd
tbd Evening Shade: Season 1 Sep 21, 1990 Wood Newton / Director tbd
tbd B.L. Stryker: Season 2 Nov 18, 1989 Buddy Lee "B.L." Stryker / Director tbd
tbd Out of This World: Season 3 Oct 7, 1989 Voice Of Troy (Evie's Father) tbd
tbd B.L. Stryker: Season 1 Feb 13, 1989 Buddy Lee "B.L." Stryker / Director tbd
tbd The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Season 27 Oct 10, 1988 Guest tbd
tbd Out of This World: Season 2 Oct 8, 1988 Voice Of Troy (Evie's Father) tbd
tbd Out of This World: Season 1 Sep 19, 1987 Voice Of Troy (Evie's Father) tbd
tbd Amazing Stories: Season 1 Sep 29, 1985 Director tbd
tbd Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985): Season 1 May 5, 1985 Director tbd
tbd The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Season 15 Oct 8, 1976 Guest tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 20 Sep 9, 1974 Quint tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 19 Sep 10, 1973 Quint tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 18 Sep 11, 1972 Quint tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 17 Sep 13, 1971 Quint tbd
tbd The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Season 9 Oct 19, 1970 Guest tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 16 Sep 14, 1970 Quint tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 15 Sep 22, 1969 Quint tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 14 Sep 23, 1968 Quint tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 13 Sep 11, 1967 Quint tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 12 Sep 17, 1966 Quint tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 11 Sep 18, 1965 Quint tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 10 Sep 26, 1964 Quint / Quint Asper tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 9 Sep 28, 1963 Quint / Quint Asper tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 8 Sep 15, 1962 Quint tbd