Burt Reynolds has been auctioning off some personal items. The actor gained a lot of fame when he acted in Smokey and the Bandit and he is going through financial struggles. Next month there will be hundreds of his personal stuff auctioned off at The Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas
Julien’s Live auction house is running the event and the catalog contains over six hundred items from his Life and Career of Burt Reynolds. Some items include movie memorabilia as a jacket and shirt he wore in Smokey and the Bandit II, a football helmet from The Longest Yard and even a pair of monogrammed boots from 1996’s Striptease.
Also on the block: several vehicles, a wide selection of artwork and sports collectibles and even a number of awards, including his 1991 best actor in a comedy Emmy for Evening Shade and 1998 best supporting actor Golden Globe for Boogie Nights.
Back in 2009, Reynolds had back surgery and the following year he had a quintuple bypass now he appears to be in financial need.
The Associated Press reported in 2011 that his Florida home was facing foreclosure.
Also on the star, he is writing a memoir and he has been teaching acting classes in Florida.