Burt Reynolds through the years

Updated 10:52 AM ET, Mon December 3, 2018
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Actor Burt Reynolds, whose easygoing charms and handsome looks drew prominent roles in films such as "Smokey and the Bandit" and "Boogie Nights," died Thursday, September 6. He was 82 years old. Art Zelin/Getty Images
Reynolds played college football at Florida State University in the 1950s. He turned to acting when injuries derailed a promising athletic career. Collegiate Images/Getty Images
Reynolds spends time with actress Lori Nelson circa 1959. Archive Photos/Getty Images
A bare-chested Reynolds stands on a kitchen set in 1960. Archive Photos/Getty Images
The cast of the hit TV show "Gunsmoke" poses around a wagon in 1962. Behind Reynolds, from left, are James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake and Ken Curtis. Hulton Archive/Getty Images
Reynolds poses for a portrait on the set of the TV show "Hawk" in 1966. Martin Mills/Getty Images
Reynolds and Normal Fell appear in an episode of "Dan August" in 1970. ABC/Getty Images
Reynolds poses for a photo in 1972. Terry Disney/Express/Getty Images
Reynolds' breakthrough movie role was outdoorsman Lewis Medlock in 1972's "Deliverance." Warner Bros
Reynolds stars with Sarah Miles in "The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing" (1973). Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Getty Images
In 1973, Reynolds attends the premiere of "Live and Let Die" with Michael and Shakira Caine. Keystone/Getty Images)
Reynolds went back to his football days for the movie "The Longest Yard" in 1974. Paramount/Getty Images
Reynolds appears with Sally Field in 1977's "Smokey and the Bandit." Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images
Reynolds on a movie set in 1980. Keystone/Getty Images
Reynolds and Loni Anderson attend the premiere of "City Heat" in 1984. Anderson became Reynolds' second wife in 1988. The two divorced in 1993. Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage
From left, Charles Durning, Reynolds and Michael Jeter appear in the TV show "Evening Shade" in 1991. CBS /Landov
Reynolds received an Academy Award nomination for his role as a porn-film producer in 1997's "Boogie Nights." New Line Cinema/Everett Collection
Russell Crowe and Reynolds star in "Mystery, Alaska" in 1999. Getty Images
Reynolds gets close to Jennifer Tilly and Richard Dreyfuss in 2000's "The Crew." Getty Images
Reynolds arrives with son Quinton at the First International World Stunt Awards in 2001. FREDERICK M. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images
Reynolds poses with Adam Sandler, left, and Chris Rock after a remake of "The Longest Yard" in 2005. Kevin Winter/Getty Images
Reynolds accepts a Lifetime Achievement Award during the Taurus World Stunt Awards in 2007. Vince Bucci/Getty Images
Reynolds attends the Tribeca Film Festival in 2017. Noam Galai/Getty Images