Burt Reynolds

Think you know Burt Reynolds? ...the guy from Dukes of Haz.. yeah, yeah him. THINK AGAIN!

This is what shame looks like.

Yippee-kay-yay motherfucker.  No?

You know you want to.

Just The Facts

  1. Fired his manager after watching Boogie Nights - his only Oscar nominated role.
  2. Passed on the role of John McClane in Die Hard
  3. Passed on the role of Han Solo in a space themed movie.

History of a pimp profiteer.

Burt Reynolds, one time icon of 80's cinema has had a troubled past of turning down iconic screen characters such as Han Solo, John McClane, Garrett Breedlove in Terms of Endearment and R.P. McMurphy in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. One might be inclined to hang shit on him forever for passing on Han, but proper etiquette demands you respect the Bandit.

But those unfamiliar with his past exploits could be forgiven for thinking he's just a man in his twilight years staving off the cold empty life of unemployment. His most prominent (term is applied loosely) roles of late have been in blockbusters (I know that's a stretch) like the Dukes of Hazard, Without a Paddle, The Longest Yard (2005) and the biggest box office failure of all time Delgo.

The saddest chapter in Reynolds attempt to pimp his southern good ol' boy charm came when he was cast as King Konreid in Uwe Bolls In the Name of the King. All shred of credibility had been strip from his career like a rape victim in an alleyway, you can catch Burt in "Not Another Not Another Movie" later this year, or you can punch yourself in the groin till you pass out. Whatever works for you.