Jerry Reed

Country singer, actor dies at age 71

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    Jerry Reed performs in this 1977 file photo. Best known for appearing in the 'Smokey and the Bandit' movies, Reed died on Sept. 1, 2008, at age 71 of complications from emphysema.

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    In this March 1980 file photo Jerry Reed, center, gets a surprise cake from star Burt Reynolds and Sally Field to commemorate Reed's 25 years in show business. Best known for appearing in the 'Smokey and the Bandit' movies, Reed died on Sept. 1, 2008, at age 71 of complications from emphysema.

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    March 14, 1972: Jerry Reed holds his award at the 44th annual Grammy Awards presentation and dinner in New York City. Best known for appearing in the 'Smokey and the Bandit' movies, Reed died on Sept. 1, 2008, at age 71 of complications from emphysema.

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    Jerry Reed in a 1992 photo. Best known for appearing in the 'Smokey and the Bandit' movies, Reed died on Sept. 1, 2008, at age 71 of complications from emphysema.

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