A beloved actor and former Florida State alum has passed away. Burt Reynolds passed away early Thursday morning after suffering cardiac arrest, according to a report from the Hollywood Reporter.The longtime actor starred in films such as Deliverance and Boogie Nights – where he received an Oscar nod for his portrayal of the director Jack Horner. However, he might be most-remembered in the sports community for his role in The Longest Yard and the remake with Adam Sandler.Reynolds was 82.Breaking: Burt Reynolds, movie star who played it for grins, dies at 82 https://t.co/bHN823BXkn pic.twitter.com/YVZNlhVXoz— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) September 6, 2018After a standout career in high school, Reynolds accepted a sports scholarship to play for the Florida State Seminoles. He opened his career with a 33-yard pass reception against the Georgia Bulldogs as a freshman in 1954.However injuries derailed his collegiate football career and he turned his attention to acting. Reynolds went on to become one of the most-successful actors of his time, earning heartthrob status.Our thoughts are with his family during this difficult time.