Burt Reynolds Is The Comeback Kid

During an endless series of retakes, the usually affable Robertson was visibly frustrated. Reynolds took him aside and softly gave him advice on how to play the scene to avoid fighting the director. Reynolds wouldn't repeat his conversation, but Robertson later hinted at its content:"Burt knew what was happening in there could have turned ugly. He made sure I stayed focused on what my character needed to get across instead of listening to other people try to tell me I was moving out of focus. What Burt did was a very nice and needed gesture that helped me do the scene right."

Burt Reynolds is the comeback kid
Action film hero turns to the stage in new comedy by Adelaide company Red Phoenix Theatre
COMEBACK KIDS
The 15 Most Burt Reynolds Items in the Burt Reynolds Auction
The Friendly, Sexy Stardom of Burt Reynolds
The Movie Biz: Lights, camera, Georgia
FANNING BURT
Burt Reynolds, star of "Boogie Nights" and "Smokey and the Bandit," dies at 82
Burt Reynolds' 'The Last Movie Star' Is Semi-Tough To Get Through
THE COMEBACK KIDS