Burt Reynolds is dead.

The Smokey and the Bandit star, who made it his life’s mission to have as much fun as possible on and off the screen, passed away yesterday morning at Jupiter Medical Center in Florida. The cause of death was cardiopulmonary arrest. He was 82 years old.

Known for his signature moustache and suave demeanor, Reynolds was Hollywood’s #1 top-grossing star for five years in a row, from 1978 through 1982, the longest streak since the days of Bing Crosby in the 1940s. In 1978, he had four different movies screening in theaters at the same time.

After the news broke, many of Reynolds’ colleagues paid tribute to the Oscar nominee on social media:

Meanwhile, memers have been remembering Reynolds with some super sexy memes. We think Burt would definitely approve.

Scroll down for our favorite R.I.P. Burt Reynolds memes…

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