Brut Reynolds

Burton Leon Reynolds Jr. was born on February 11, 1936. Brut Reynolds was an American actor and producer. He was also ex. restaurant and ex. sports  team owner. Brut Reynolds is popular for his movies like ‘Smokey and the Bandit,’  ‘Deliverance,’ and ‘Boggie Nights. He got nomination for his role in ‘Boggie Nights. During his acting career he won Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award.

Quick Facts

  • Born :- February 11, 1936
  • Died :- September 6, 2018
  • Cause of death :- Heart Attack
  • Parents :- Burton Milo Reynolds Sr. and Fern H. Reynolds
  • Nationality :- American
  • Famous as :- Actor
  • Wife :- Judy Carne , Loni Anderson
  • Net Worth :- $5 Million ( At the time of death )

Early Life and Education

Brut Reynolds was born on February 11, 1936 in Lansing, Michigan. His father Burton Milo Reynolds Sr. was a police man and her mother was Fern H. Reynolds. Reynolds did his high school studies from Palm Beach High School and to study further he went to Florida State University. In his teenage he wanted to become a footballer. But the injuries he got in a car accident ended his hopes in football career. Then he took part in a drama in Lake Worth and he won Florida State Drama Award for his play.

Career of  Brut Reynolds

From year 1959 to 1961, he worked in series ‘Riverboat’.  Reynolds starred in ‘Smokey and the Bandit’, along with Jackie Gleason. He starred in a successful venture called ‘Physical Evidence’. Reynolds also  starred in a detective drama called ‘B. In 1990, Reynolds starred in  ‘Evening Shade’. In 2005, he starred in the remake of ‘The Longest Yard’. He also acted in the American version of ‘Burn Notice’. During his career he lost most of his earnings in restaurant ventures in Florida. He earned his star on  ‘Hollywood Walk of Fame’ in 1978. He also rejected the role of James Bond. Moreover, he had his own nightclubs and football team. He got nomination for his role in ‘Boggie Nights. During his acting career he won Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award. At the time of his death Burt Reynolds net worth was  $5 Million.

Personal Life of Reynolds

Reynolds experienced many romances in his life. He got married to Judy Carne in 1963 and they got separated after two years. Reynolds dated Dinah Shore, Susan Clark , Tammy Wynette and many more.  In 1988 got he married to  Loni Anderson but the marriage ended because of his extra marital affair. Reynolds died at the age of 82 due to cardiac arrest.

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