Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger (71) mourns "one of his heroes", the Hollywood star Burt Reynolds (†82), who died after suffering a heart attack on Thursday at the age of 82. On Twitter, Arnold remembers the actor in an emotional message.

Arnold Schwarzenegger commemorates Burt Reynolds

Burt Reynolds played a football player, western hero and was the(!) movie star of the 1970's. Over the decades, he constantly had his numerous fans flocking to the cinemas. In 1972 he had his breakthrough with the film Deliverance. Reynolds, who also starred in like The Longest Yard Smokey and the Bandit, passed away surrounded by his family at Jupiter Medical Center in Florida.