American actor Burt Reynolds died at age 82

Burt Reynolds has died at age 82.

US actor Burt Reynolds, best known for his roles in "Deliverance" and "Boogie Nights," died on Thursday, his publicist announced.

The 82-year-old actor, who was a big box office attraction in the 1970s, died in a Florida hospital, his manager, Erik Kritzer, told the Hollywood Reporter.

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