A true Hollywood legend, Burt Reynolds was perhaps the highest-paid actor in the late 1970s and the first half of the 1980s. For several decades, he embodied the images of courageous, strong and uncompromising heroes on the screen.
His appearance has repeatedly earned him the title of the sexiest man in Hollywood. Burt had every opportunity to age beautifully and nobly. But plastic surgery and health problems still changed Reynolds.
Let’s see how he looked in his youth and how his appearance changed after.
The superstar of Hollywood’s golden age, Burt Reynolds once had a manly face. Therefore, he was filmed mainly in action films. For many years Burt Reynolds looked much younger than his years. And he probably should have aged beautifully and naturally. But Burt struggled to contain the merciless passage of time with plastic surgery.
Reynolds himself confessed only to blepharoplasty (eyelid lift). But judging by the “before and after” photos, she was far from the only one. In addition, he often gets into the ratings of victims of plastic surgery.
Informed sources report that the actor did a facelift and botox injections. Plastic surgery has not improved the actor’s appearance. The wrinkles disappeared, but the face began to look unnatural. The facial features were distorted, and the cheekbones began to bulge.
Before and after
One of the most successful and highly paid Hollywood film actors was born in Lansing on February 11, 1936. The descendant of Indians was fond of football as a child and did not even think that he would ever become an actor. In his youth, Burt Reynolds dreamed of becoming a great athlete, whose entire home wall would be hung with a bunch of awards.
An interesting fact of his biography can be called a car accident, because of which a successful career as a football player did not promise him in the future. At that time, he was studying at one of the Michigan universities. After the accident, there is a reassessment of values, and the guy drops out of school, he consciously chooses the profession of an actor.
Reynolds started his career with modeling. His first step was numerous shoots for the covers of women’s magazines. In the pictures, the future actor appeared in the nude, which was liked by the buyers of the magazine, that is, the girls.
After a while, the directors began to notice the charismatic young man. Burt Reynolds became popular, and films with his participation were successful.
Burt did not allow himself to play the role with all seriousness, always left room for humor. Reynolds has always been a good addition to a well-written script in comedy films.
Life flew by at the peak of success until 1979. But then the audience loses interest in his person. Many fans assume that the reason for this decline was Burt’s illness, which he fought alone.
Despite the fact that the films with Burt Reynolds were no longer popular, and everyone thought that he was “not the same anymore,” the actor continued to act in films.
In 1996, Burt Reynolds’ affairs were so bad that he was put into bankruptcy.
The adventures of Burt Reynolds and his novels were talked about at the beginning of his career. When he turned into a director, there were even more rumors. In 1963, the actor married Judy Carne, but did not stop his rampant lifestyle. Two years later, Judy’s patience comes to an end, and she files for divorce.
Burt married Loni Anderson. Why the couple did not dare to give birth to a descendant is unknown. However, the joint decision was to adopt a child from a shelter. The boy was named Quinton. The couple’s relationship lasted five years, then the marriage was dissolved.
Burt’s next girlfriend was Sally Field. Despite the fact that their relationship never reached the wedding, the actor himself admitted that he was madly in love with this lady. In his entire life, only she could arouse such strong feelings in him.
Cause of death
September 6, 2018 – it was on this day that Burt’s fans learned about his death. The cause of death was a heart attack. His heart problems began in the early 1980s, at the same time he was experiencing a creative crisis.
After these problems, the actor sometimes felt the effects of the disease, but until 2010 he did not want to go to doctors. In the period from 2010 to 2018, the actor was under the supervision of doctors.