Jerry Reed was an American singer, songwriter, musician, composer and actor. Following a voice role in an episode of ‘The New Scooby-Doo Movies’ (1972), he made his feature film debut in the successful film 'W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings' (1975). This was followed by appearances in the films 'Gator' (1976), 'High-Ballin' (1978), 'Hot Stuff' (1979), 'The Survivors' (1983) and 'Bat*21' (1988).
During his lifetime, the actor starred in many commercially successful films. Some of Jerry Reed’s highest-grossing movies of all time are 'Smokey and the Bandit' (1977), 'Smokey and the Bandit II' (1980) and 'The Waterboy' (1998).
On television, he was known for his role in the dramas 'Nashville 99' (1977) and 'Concrete Cowboys' (1981). Jerry Reed also had guest appearances in many programs including 'Alice' (1978), 'Mama's Family' (1983), 'Dolly' (1987), 'B.L. Stryker' (1990) and 'Evening Shade' (1994).