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JUPITER, Fla. — Actor Burt Reynolds is dead at the age of 82. 

Reynolds went into cardiac arrest at a hospital in Jupiter, Fla. on Thursday and died with his family by his side.

After starring on telvision shows such as Gunsmoke and Dan August, Reynolds rose to fame in the late 1970s after his breakout role in the film Deliverance. He was Hollywood’s top-grossing actor from 1978 – 1982.

Reynolds appeared in nearly 200 television shows and movies, starting with the TV series Flight in 1958. He built a reputation as the ultimate “man’s man” with starring roles in films such as The Longest Yard, Smokey and the Bandit, and Stroker Ace. His role in 1997’s Boogie Nights earned him an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor.

His movie Defining Moments is set to be released in December 2018.

He was also currently filming the Quentin Tarntino film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood with Leonardo DiCaprio, Margot Robbie, and Brad Pitt, says Us Weekly.

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