Sign up for the TODAY newsletter

You have successfully subscribed to the TODAY newsletter.

Subscribe now and get trending stories, celebrity news and all the best of TODAY.

Burt Reynolds reveals why he turned down chance to play James Bond

As our TODAY Living Legends series continues, Al Roker visits the man cave of 81-year-old actor Burt Reynolds, who broke into full-fledged stardom with “Deliverance” in 1972 and went on to win two Golden Globes, an Emmy and an Oscar nomination. The actor talks about his relationship with Dinah Shore and his regret over having turned down the chance to play James Bond.

Best of TODAY

Play All