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Burt Reynolds' Close Friend Shares Intimate Details About The Actor's Last Days: "Nobody Ever Expected It"

Date June 19, 2019 17:40

Hollywood legend Burt Reynolds was an iconic actor. His breakthrough role as Lewis Medlock in Deliverance shot him into the limelight. He was married twice and had one child.

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Tragic death

Oscar nominee Burt Reynolds died back in 2018 from a heart attack at the age of 82. The Hollywood legend who rose to fame from his role in Deliverance passed on at Jupiter Medical Center in Florida with his family by his side.

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The actor's last days

In an interview with Fox News, Gene Kennedy, a close friend of Burt, gets candid about the actor’s death and last days. He said the final days of the actor were busy as Burt was happy to work. Despite his old age, Burt always received opportunities to get into action.

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When asked how he coped with Burt’s passing, Gene said:

It was tough. We were just in disbelief. I mean, he had just been to the doctor and got a clean bill of health. We all have our ailments, but nobody ever expected it because he was just so full of energy and so full of life. He was still doing his craft and staying busy working.

Burt died rehearsing lines for a film

The movie icon was set to star in Quentin Tarantino’s movie Once Upon A Time In Hollywood which was due to be released this year.

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Up until his death, he had been studying lines for his role as George Spahn - the California rancher who allowed the cult leader to live on his property.

Burt was a remarkable actor, he would surely be missed.