Suffered from a heart attack Burt Reynolds died yesterday in Jupiter Medical Center, Florida at the age of 82. In 2010, he underwent a heart bypass surgery. He was recognized for his roles in movies like ‘Smokey and The Bandit’, ‘The Cannonball Run’, and ‘Boogie Nights’. “He was having health issues, but anything like this was never expected. This has left us all heartbroken”, said his niece, Nancy Lee Hess.