Reynolds regrets never playing the part of James Bond.
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In a career spanning over 50 years, Burt Reynolds has played a macho man tackling rapids in a canoe, a driver evading police in a car chase across America's south and a pornography filmmaker."Deliverance" was Reynolds' breakout role, "Smokey and the Bandit" a memorable smash hit, "Boogie Nights" earned him an Academy Award nomination.Having worked with the likes of Dom DeLuise, Clint Eastwood and ex-flame Sally Field, Reynolds was the top U.S. box office draw in the late 1970s and early 1980s, a period he described as "wild and wonderful"."Deliverance" was nominated for three Oscars including best picture and best director.Reynolds, however, turned down parts in "Star Wars" and "Pretty Woman".Reynolds got his only Oscar nomination for the role of Jack Horner in "Boogie Nights" – a film that revived his career in the late 1990s and which he has not seen because of its pornography subject matter.
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