Quote: "I love that girl. I've got a crush on her. I'd like to do the show just to meet her." Burt Reynolds is smitten by Law & Order: SVU star Mariska Hargitay.
Quote: "After I grew it, I got better parts and better ladies... I really am so used to it that I don't think I'd (ever shave it). I think I'd really miss it. I know that sounds silly, but I would." Hollywood veteran Burt Reynolds has no plans to get rid of his signature moustache after previously shaving it on-camera for his 1974 film The Longest Yard.
Quote: "One day we were walking along Broadway and nobody noticed. I couldn't believe it and I said, 'This is unbelievable! We're walking along, it's Marilyn Monroe, nobody's going crazy.' And she said, 'Oh, you want to see her?' And I said, 'Sure!' and all she did was change her body posture and all of a sudden within 10 feet we couldn't move. We were surrounded by people. It took five policemen (to escort us). She became Marilyn. That's a great movie star." Actor Burt Reynolds was mesmerised by the Some Like It Hot bombshell.
Quote: "When I met him, he was very rude to me. I went over and introduced myself, he was sitting in a bar. I said, 'Mr. Brando, I'm Burt Reynolds and I have always wanted to meet you. I think you're the best actor in the world and forgive me for interrupting you.' He went, (smacks lips). I don't know what all that meant! I'm pretty sure he had no respect for me. I think that's probably when I grew the moustache, that night." Burt Reynolds admits he grew his famous facial hair to stop the comparisons to his hero Marlon Brando.
Quote: "No way! I will die on set. Film is my life. I am a machine you can't just turn off." Movie veteran Burt Reynolds, 75, has no plans to retire.
Fact: Movie veteran Burt Reynolds is already back at work just three months after major heart surgery - he will play a retired spy in the upcoming season of U.S. TV series Burn Notice. The 74 year old was diagnosed with clogged arteries after a routine check-up earlier this year (10) and underwent heart bypass surgery in February (10).
Fact: Burt Reynolds has placed his three-acre Hobe Sound, Florida mansion on the market for $11 million (GBP5.5 million).
Quote: "I didn't like it. When you meet those people, you want to put on rubber gloves and go take a bath." Burt Reynolds on the real life porn stars he met on the set of hit film BOOGIE NIGHTS.
Quote: "I wouldn't guess. If I give a number, it'll sound like I studied humility with DICk Cheney." Former womaniser Burt Reynolds refuses to reveal how many woman he has slept with.
Quote: "My knees have been operated on twice. The knee is just gristle now, bone on bone. It hurts. But it makes me a terrific weatherman." Burt Reynolds, 71, insists his aching joints help him predict the weather.
Fact: Movie icon Burt Reynolds has been turned into a M+M candy for a quirky new ad. A chocolate treat has been dressed up as Reynolds' SMOKEY + THE BANDIT character, complete with cowboy hat and trademark moustache for the print ad.
Quote: "I haven't seen him in 30-some odd years. It's like it's stuck in everybody's craw. I only dated him for like five years." Oscar winner Sally Field can't understand why people are still so interested in her romance with Burt Reynolds.