Burt Reynolds remembered as ‘living legend,’ ‘trailblazer,’ ‘true gentleman


Iconic actor Burt Reynolds, who died Thursday at the age of 82, was remembered Thursday by fellow actors and friends as many things, including a “living legend,” a “trailblazer” and a “true gentleman.

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A family member issued a statement calling the suave movie star and 1970s-era Hollywood heartthrob “a generous, passionate and sensitive man who was dedicated to his family, friends, fans and acting students.”

Here are some of the tributes to Reynolds from social media. 

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