Caption: Still of Burt Reynolds and Jill Clayburgh in Starting Over (1979)
Actor, Director, Producer
Born: February 11, 1936
Star sign: Aquarius
Height: 5' 11" (1.8 m)
Known for: Boogie Nights (1997), Evening Shade (1990), Deliverance (1972), The Longest Yard (2005)
Enduring, strong-featured, and genial star of US cinema, Burt Reynolds started off in TV westerns in the 1960s and then carved his name into 1970/1980s popular culture as a male sex symbol (posing nearly naked for "Cosmopolitan" magazine) and on-screen as both a rugged action figure and then as a wisecracking, Southern-type "good olé' boy." Burton ...