Academy Award-nominated actor and Hollywood icon Burt Reynolds passed away Thursday morning at the age of 82.
Reynolds served as the special celebrity guest ring announcer at WrestleMania X for the WWE Championship match of Bret Hart vs. Yokozuna
WWE issued a statement on their website and Twitter account Monday afternoon on the passing of Reynolds.
WWE’s Twitter post on the passing of Burt Reynolds can be seen below:
WWE is saddened to learn that Academy Award-nominated actor and Hollywood icon Burt Reynolds has passed away at the age of 82. https://t.co/V1G8pE9bVB
— WWE (@WWE) September 6, 2018
On behalf of the entire WrestleView.com staff, we would like to send out our condolences to the family and friends of Burt Reynolds during this very hard time.