Burt Reynolds: Sally Field was ‘the love of my life’
Burt Reynolds died pining for his lost love Sally Field — with their romance ending in a brutal split that left the actress alone on Oscar night. She says in retrospect, on her intense five year romance with Burt, she was . The 'Smokey and the Bandit' co-stars dated for five years after they met on Burt Reynolds stars alongside Sally Field in Smokey and the Bandit. Sally Field and Burt Reynolds were a high-profile couple for several She says her romance with Burt was "really complicated and hurtful.".
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Deneuve later told Variety that after she signed on to act in the film, she was pleasantly surprised by her coworkers. He had a reputation for being cranky, very difficult with actors; but he behaved very well with me. My partner [in the film] Burt Reynolds was also very likable, he had a great sense of humor. The two began dating, starred in four films together, and remained together for nearly five years before calling it quits.
They stay alive, even forty years later. My years with Burt never leave my mind. He will be in my history and my heart for as long as I live. Fawcett is one of the women whom Reynolds dated in between his two marriages.
Goldie Hawn Goldie Hawn at the Oscars. I loved our time our laughs and fun. Now your angels will giggle at your silly jokes as they hold you lightly as you rest dear one.
Anderson said that Reynolds was physically abusiveand their breakup and divorce became very public. It took them 22 years to sever all financial ties. Reynolds seemed to regret the whole marriage.
Sally Field and my ex-wife [Loni Anderson]. Should have married the first one and not the second one. Reynolds and Field were cast together in comedy adventure movie, Smokey and the Bandit, and it was obvious from the getgo the pair had great chemistry. That chemistry carried over from the set to the screen and is one of the main reasons why the movie was considered such a huge success.
Finding love It was clear that the pair were crazy about each other and they entered a relationship.
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The pair would go on to star in several movies together such was the impact of their relationship on the world. Fans of the stars got to witness their relationship in the public eye but also when they went to the movie theaters. It was a bond that many people were invested in. It seemed as though they had found their perfect partner in each other as the hits for the pair just kept coming.
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One of his most recognizable roles came in sports drama, The Longest Yard. Reynolds had been unfortunate to have his football career cut short due to injury, but now he was given the chance to live out his fantasies as he played a quarterback in a game of prisoners vs.
Studio execs wanted a sequel to Smokey and the Bandit, and in they got their wish, recasting Reynolds and Field as the main characters the Bandit and Carrie. In the film, Reynolds plays Sonny Hooper, the man known as the greatest stuntman alive, while Field plays his girlfriend, Gwen Doyle.
The film ends with Hooper doing one last stunt, gambling his life and relationship on the outcome. The End There was just one more film where Reynolds and Field starred alongside each other, and it was the black comedy, The End. Reynolds loved the film, but it barely got off the ground, so he agreed to star in Hooper if he could make this film too. A serial dater If there was one thing Burt Reynolds was known for besides his acting ability, it was dating lots of women. He would date many of the female actresses he starred alongside.
Lasting five years Sally Field and Burt Reynolds dated for five years, before ending their relationship in Reynolds was the number one box office name those years too, showing that the relationship was doing wonders for his career, but sadly for the happy couple, it had to come to an end.
Reynolds would later question his actions, asking why he was so stupid, perhaps taking blame for the break down in their relationship. It was one of the biggest regrets of his life according to a interview with Vanity Fair magazine.