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4. ‘The Longest Yard’

Before he began acting, Reynolds eyed a career playing professional football. After an injury sidelined him while he was playing in college at Florida State, he pursued other options. Perhaps that’s why his portrayal of a former footballer, Paul Crewe, in the 1974 film was so darn good. (Photo:
Paramount Pictures/Courtesy of Everett)

Burt Reynolds will be remembered for these 20 iconic roles

Burt Reynolds died on Sept. 6, 2018, of cardiac arrest. He was 82. Take a look at some of his most memorable roles.