Burt Reynolds dead at 82

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FILE – In this March 12, 2016 file photo, actor Burt Reynolds appears at the world premiere of “The Bandit” during the South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas. Reynolds, who starred in films including “Deliverance,” “Boogie Nights,” and the “Smokey and the Bandit” films, died at age 82, according to his agent. (Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK | Burt Reynolds, star of popular films such as “Deliverance” and commercial hits like “Smokey and the Bandit,” has died.

Reynolds was 82.

Reynolds starred in the Oscar-winning film “Deliverance” in 1972 and the Oscar-nominated “Boogie Nights” in 1997.