James Garner

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James Garner
James Scott Bumgarner

(1928-04-07)April 7, 1928
DiedJuly 19, 2014(2014-07-19) (aged 86)
Notable credits
SpouseLois Clarke (m. 1956-2014; his death)
RelativesJack Garner (brother, dead)
AwardsEmmy Awards
  • Outstanding Lead Actor - Drama Series
1977 The Rockford Files
  • Outstanding Drama/Comedy Special
1987 Promise

Golden Globe Awards

  • Most Promising Newcomer - Male (1958)
  • Best Actor - Miniseries
1991 Decoration Day
1994 Barbarians at the Gate

SAG Awards

  • Life Achievement Award (2005)

James Garner (born James Scott Bumgarner; April 7, 1928 – July 19, 2014) was an American movie and television actor. He acted in several television series in a career of more than fifty years, including his roles as Bret Maverick in the popular 1950s western-comedy series, Maverick and Jim Rockford in the popular 1970s detective drama, The Rockford Files. He also acted in many movies, including The Great Escape (1963) and Paddy Chayefsky's The Americanization of Emily (1964).

Garner died from a massive heart attack at his Los Angeles, California home, aged 86.[1]

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  1. "The Notebook star James Garner died of a huge heart attack, coroners have revealed". Retrieved July 31, 2014.

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