10. September 2018 - 23:55 Uhr / Marion Wierl
The actor mourns one of his heroes

Arnold Schwarzenegger remembers Burt Reynolds

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Burt Reynolds

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Burt Reynolds with the the Taurus Lifetime Achievement Award for an Action Movie Star in 2007.

Last Thursday, one of Hollywood's biggest icons unfortunately passed away: Burt Reynolds. Now, the action legend Arnold Schwarzenegger remembers the famous actor on Twitter. In his post, the Austrian talks about, among other things, about what he owes to Reynolds.

Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger (71) mourns "one of his heroes", the Hollywood star Burt Reynolds (†82), who died after suffering a heart attack on Thursday at the age of 82. On Twitter, Arnold remembers the actor in an emotional message.

Arnold Schwarzenegger commemorates Burt Reynolds

Burt Reynolds played a football player, western hero and was the(!) movie star of the 1970's. Over the decades, he constantly had his numerous fans flocking to the cinemas. In 1972 he had his breakthrough with the film Deliverance. Reynolds, who also starred in like The Longest Yard Smokey and the Bandit, passed away surrounded by his family at Jupiter Medical Center in Florida.