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Burt Reynolds, 76, hospitalized for flu in Florida, report says

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01/25/2013 by OnTheRedCarpet.com Staff

Burt Reynolds has reportedly been hospitalized and is currently in intensive care in a Florida hospital to treat flu symptoms.

Erik Kritzer, a spokesperson for Reynolds, confirmed the 76-year-old actor's hospitalization to CNN on Friday, January 25. Reynolds currently lives in Florida.

"He is doing better at this time," Kritzer told CNN. "We expect, as soon as he gets more fluids, he will be back in a regular room."

Reynolds is known for roles in "Smokey and the Bandit," "Deliverance," "Gunsmoke," "The Cannonball Run" and "Boogie Nights," which earned him an Oscar nomination in the Best Actor in a Supporting Role category.

The actor recently lent his voice to shows like "Archer" and "American Dad!" and appeared in the 2011 TV movie "Reel Love" with LeAnn Rimes. He has also had guest appearances on "Burn Notice" and "My Name Is Earl."

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