R.I.P Disney Cast Member Burt Reynolds
Burton Leon “Burt” Reynolds was an American actor, director, producer, and former professional football player.
Burt Reynolds will be missed. February 11, 1936-September 6, 2018
His work with Disney includes:
Walt Disney World 4th of July Spectacular, where he makes an appearance as himself, and for appearing in Mickey’s 60th Birthday. He also collaborated with Disney’s Buena Vista Television subsidiary for the game show Win, Lose or Draw, which was based off game nights held at his house (the set was modelled after his living room); he co-produced with host Bert Convy, BVTV and game show veteran Richard S. Kline; it ran on NBC from 1987 to 1989, with a syndicated edition running until 1990; Disney Channel aired Teen Win, Lose, or Draw from 1989 to 1992, and revived the show in 2014. He also played Judge Walter Burns in Mystery, Alaska, Blaine Gibbons in Citizen Ruth and Joey “Bats” Pistella in The Crew.
In addition to his actual Disney roles, he was also spoofed as the character Boat Reynolds in Planes: Fire & Rescue, although he does not speak. Additionally, he was mentioned in Herbie Goes Bananas. 1989 re-issue of The Brave Little Toaster, Radio, Kirby, Hanging Lamp, Zeke and Black and White TV are voiced by Burt Reynolds. In All Dogs Go To Heaven, Burt Reynolds is the voice of Klaus Furschtein from The Chipmunk Adventure.