Best work ahead for Burt Reynolds

Burt Reynolds
Burt ReynoldsPHOTO: NYTIMES

The octogenarian has been acting for 60 years and wants to play a character that would surprise people

DALLAS • After 60 years in the movie business - five of them, from 1978 to 1982, as the top box-office star in America - Burt Reynolds still thinks that there is always another great movie role that has not come his way yet.

For now, he is happy with his work in his latest outing, The Last Movie Star, Adam Rifkin's study on fading glory, lost love and regret.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 02, 2018, with the headline 'Best work ahead for Burt Reynolds'. Print Edition | Subscribe