The top box office draw for 5 years never received an Oscar but was nominated for his work in Boogie Nights. The one time high school and college athlete turned actor won his share of Emmys and Golden Globes. The actor's personal film favorite was his work in Deliverance which he says proved to everyone including himself that he could actually act. The actor would often perform his own stunts and was actually in the canoe that went over the falls in Deliverance. To learn more about Burt Reynolds and his death click here.