Late Burt Reynolds' Co-Star Says He 'Never Got The Recognition As An Actor He Deserved' (Exclusive)

Hollywood will never be the same now that it lost one its most famous actors, Burt Reynolds. The legend died on Sept. 6 at age 82 from an alleged heart attack, but before his passing, he was on the big and small screen for 60 years! And now, his former co-stars are revealing what it was like acting alongside the legend. His Smokey and the Bandit co-star Paul Williams is actually bitter about Burt's career. "He never got the recognition as an actor he truly deserved," he told Closer. "I think he shrugged his shoulders and laughed about it. He had the best laugh." (Photo Credit: Getty Images) And Marilu Henner, his co-star and wife on Evening Shade, agrees that Burt was very funny. "He was such a powerhouse and the first thing you were drawn to was his sense of humor. It was bigger than everything!" She added, "He liked to impart his knowledge to others.

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