Burt Reynolds and the Photos That Reveal His Incredible Life

The world has been shocked and saddened by the news of actor Burt Reynolds’ passing. While he was in many movies and TV shows which fans will never forget, some may not remember how long successful his career in the Hollywood spotlight was. Here’s a look through photos of the actor’s fantastic life and legacy.

1. He originally didn’t want to be an actor!

Burt Reynolds circa 1975

Burt Reynolds circa 1975 | Terry Disney/Express/Getty Images

Although he had a very successful acting career, Burt Reynolds didn’t originally want to go into show business! Reynolds, a Michigan native, attended Florida State University on a football scholarship. He only turned to acting after an injury put his football dreams on the backburner.

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