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Burt was born under the official name Jr., Burton Leon Reynolds on February 11th, 1936. Known to his close friends as Buddy, he has been a credited actor since the 1970 film Skullduggery.
Burt Reynolds is among a small handful of elite super star actors with global appeal. He has starred in fourteen films including the 2008 drama film Deal as the character Tommy Vinson, the 2006 comedy movie Forget About It playing Sam LeFleur and the 2002 romance release Snapshots cast as Larry Goldberg.
Burt has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in nineteen films including: the 2015 crime film Hollow Creek as the character Seagrass Lambert, the 2008 adventure movie Delgo playing Delgo's Father and the 2006 action release End Game cast as General Montgomery.
Burt Reynolds has earned salaries up to $5,000,000 for his acting. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 2005 comedy film The Longest Yard, which brought in $158,000,000 at the box office.
Beyond acting, Burt Reynolds was the director of the 1985 movie action Stick.
Burt is a fan favorite, having been featured on the cover of at least six magazines, captured in more than nine pictorials, interviewed in over four publications and featured in seven magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least five books. He has been the subject of at least one biographical film.
As an actor Burt Reynolds has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on one occasion. He was nominated for the Oscar for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his role as Jack Horner in the 1997 movie Boogie Nights.