Burt Reynolds WWE

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:

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.