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And the ultimate American bad-ass
Whether cracking wise with Jackie Gleason or wooing Sally Field, Reynolds was transfixing as Bo "Bandit" Darville
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Parton paid tribute to late actor, with whom she starred in 1982's 'Best Little Whorehouse in Texas'
Once considered the Next Brando, Reynolds just wanted to have a good time — and, in the process, to give the audience one
Singer performed the original song in the movie as a duet with Reynolds, along with a version of her 1973 hit "I Will Always Love You"
'Deliverance,' 'Smokey and the Bandit,' 'Boogie Nights' actor had six-decade career
Playing a version of himself, the former heartthrob reminds us all how great an actor he can be
He was the biggest thing to hit screens in the 1970s – and one last lion-in-winter performance reminds you just how good he was
Personalized stagecoaches, a Pontiac and pleny of paintings – it's all up for bid, and it's all uniquely Burt
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