Screen Legend Burt Reynolds Dead At 82

Struggling star frightened friends as he worked to the bitter end!

Burt Reynolds — who spent decades as one of the world’s biggest movie stars — has passed away in a Florida hospital at the age of 82. US Weekly has exclusively reported that the Martin County sheriff’s office received two emergency calls from Burt’s home in Jupiter, Fla., and that the actor was rushed to a hospital while suffering from cardiac arrest. The death of the beloved “Smokey and the Bandit” star comes just weeks after Burt finished filming a role in Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” — with industry buzz hoping that it would be yet another comeback for the ailing screen star!