Transcript for 'Smokey and the Bandit's' Burt Reynolds dies at the age of 82
Thank you, rtha. And base at home tonight, celning lend. Burt Reynolds. We learned he died today ath age of 8 Did cleatis call you a legend? Why? Well, I used to do some crazy things. I used to. Reporter: He did some crazy thingsamerica loved them. His starring role I "Smokey and the ndit." So many Ros before that. Burt Reynolds and his good look, whit his charisma and his trademark mustache. Burt Reynolds became one of the most popular actors ood. And whuld forgetis role in "Deliverance"? We beat it, didn't we? Didn't we beat that? Don't bea . You don't beat this river. Reporte R Florida, he was a star athlete. Reynolds earned a football scholarship to pat Florida state, but his dreams of playing ofessional ended with a kneeinjury aft cent. He would turn to acting. E . And television Get O of here while you ill can. Menn the S and '80s but one of his most memorable roles was always that one opposite Sally field. Sorry. I don'tto get married. Terrific. Th makes twous. Reporter: The two would share a romance off-screen.he would also date faah Fawcett, dinaore, and his longtime love --Loni andern.d later in H care a meback in"boogie nigh arned Reynolds a Oscar Nona and a golden globe. And reflectin life, Burt Reynolds wrote -- "I always wanted to experi everythi awning, well, so far, so good. Nobody had more fun than I did." I just go from place to place. Do what I do best. Hat's that? Show off. You do D He cinly did. And the last paragraph of B Reynolds' memoir and what I reveal, we'll he that later GHT.
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