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Actor Burt Reynolds

Burt Reynolds

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'Fresh Air' Remembers Film Star Burt Reynolds

Reynolds, who died Thursday, appeared in scores of films, including Deliverance and Boogie Nights. He spoke to Terry Gross in 1994 about growing up the son of a sheriff in a small Florida town.

Actor Burt Reynolds

Burt Reynold Reflects on His Life

Reynolds is the star of "Evening Shade," as well as the films as "Deliverance" and "Smokey and the Bandit." He's written his autobiography, titled "My Life." Terry spoke with Reynolds before he cut short his recent book tour.


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"Boogie Nights'" Director Paul Thomas Anderson.

Writer and Director Paul Thomas Anderson. His latest project is "Boogie Nights," a film about the pornography film industry in the late 70's and early 80's in the San Fernando Valley. Anderson's first film was the independent "Hard Eight" with Gwenyth Paltrow and Samuel L. Jackson.


Scottish Film Director Bill Forsyth.

Film director Bill Forsyth. He's the first Scottish director to make internationally successful films, including "Gregory's Girl," "Local Hero," and "Comfort and Joy." His latest film, "Breaking In," has a screenplay by John Sayles and stars Burt Reynolds as a professional safecracker.


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