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Why Burt Reynolds turned down Bond and Star Wars Brad Movies

Why Burt Reynolds turned down Bond and Star Wars Brad Movies


Burt Reynolds in Deliverance

Burt Reynolds' Life and Career in Photos

Burt in his massive hit - Smokey and the Bandit (Image: Moviepix)

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Burt Reynolds turned down James Bond ...

James Bond – On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969). View photos. The name's Reynolds, Burt Reynolds, licence to turn down ...

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Burt Reynolds regrets turning down James Bond and Star Wars but insists he 'still hasn't done best work yet' - One News Page [UK]

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No regrets: Burt Reynolds has revealed he once declined the opportunity to play both James

Burt says his role in The Last Movie Star taught him much about himself (Image: PUBLICITY PICTURE)

John Lithgow and Jack Nicholson as The Joker

1973: American actor, Burt Reynolds, arriving at London Airport. (Photo by

Burt in Deliverance - but a nude pose blew his chance of an Oscar (Image: Moviepix)

Burt has projects lined up despite his age (Image: Daily Mirror)

Sir Sean Connery and Sir Ian McKellen as Gandalf

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Revered Hollywood star Burt Reynolds has died aged 82, his publicist has said.

Julia Roberts in My Best Friend's Wedding and Gwyneth Paltrow in Shakespeare in Love

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Hollywood actor Burt Reynolds poses for a portrait during an interview with Reuters at a hotel

Burt Reynolds' role in the terrifying Deliverance in 1972 made him a star. Picture

Burt Reynolds earlier this year

Burt Reynolds Cause of Death

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Burt Reynolds (pictured in his heyday), 82, discussed his upcoming role in

American actor Burt Reynolds, who has died at the age of 82 (PA). He turned down ...

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Harrison Ford and Burt Reynolds

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Burt Reynolds turned down the role of James Bond as he reckoned an American couldn't play the character

John Travolta, Rita Wilson, Kelly Preston and Tom Hanks

Encore: Burt Reynolds Has Tales To Tell: Passing On 'Cuckoo's Nest', 007, 'Die Hard,' Bonding With Eastwood, McQueen, Newman & Carson But Not Brando

At the peak of his career, Burt Reynolds was one of the most bankable actors in the film industry, reeling off a series of box-office smashes.

Will Smith in Men in Black 2 and Keanu Reeves in The Matrix Reloaded

2017 Tribeca Film Festival slate

New book: Burt, who suffered huge financial damage when he divorced ex-wife

He still regrets his split with lost love Sally Field (Image: Ron Galella Collection)

a close up of Burt Reynolds wearing glasses and looking at the camera: Reynolds is

Burt as a college football player in the 1950s (Image: Collegiate Images)

Dolly PartonDolly Parton admits she 'couldn't wait to jump into bed' with Burt Reynolds and was 'very sad' when he died

Burt's first film - playing a role in Angel Baby back in 1961

Writer/director Debra Eisenstadt poses for a

Stars pay tribute · Roles he regretted turning down

Back in the day: The 79 year-old claims he was offered the roles

Burt Reynolds says Sally Field was the love of his life.

Hollywood has lost another icon. The actor died on Sept. 6 of a cardiac arrest in a Florida hospital with his family by his side.

Mickey Rourke in The Wrestler and Nicolas Cage

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A picture of Burt Reynolds is seen on the TLC Chinese Theatre on the Hollywood walk of fame in Hollywood, California on September 6, 2018. (Photo: AFP)

Wife number two - with Loni Anderson in 1991 (Image: Ron Galella Collection). Burt says his role in The Last Movie Star ...

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Burt (pictured with Sally in Smokey And The Bandit) says turning down roles in

Burt Reynolds had struggled with health issues in recent years and died in a Florida hospital. „ Reynolds starred in 50 episodes of Western TV series ...

Burt Reynolds regrets turning down James Bond and Star Wars - but keeps going

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Reynolds as Quint Asper in Gunsmoke 1962

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But Enough About Me Burt Reynolds

Touching: Burt Reynolds died at the age of 82 on Thursday morning. Soon after

Han Solo – Star Wars (1977)


Reynolds with his actress wife Loni Anderson in 1987

... in the 1997 film, as well as numerous critics awards. He was also an accomplished star ...

UPDATE 4-Hollywood star and 1970s sex symbol Burt Reynolds dead at 82

Christina Applegate and Reese Witherspoon in Legally Blonde

Lost love: The end of Burt's relationship with Sally (above) was his fault, he admits.

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Burt had a fling filming with Goldie Hawn in 1982 (Image: Moviepix)

Warren Beatty, David Carradine and Quentin Tarantino

Burt Reynolds turned down the chance to play James Bond and Star Wars' Hans Solo | Daily Mail Online

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Matt Damon turned down the role of Harvey Dent in