JAMES GARNER


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REST IN PEACE, James Garner

Film Actor, Television Actor (1928–2014)

QUICK FACTS

NAME
James Garner

OCCUPATION
Film Actor, Television Actor

BIRTH DATE
April 7, 1928

DEATH DATE
July 19, 2014

EDUCATION
Hollywood High School, University of Oklahoma

PLACE OF BIRTH
Norman, Oklahoma

PLACE OF DEATH
Los Angeles, California

ORIGINALLY
James Scott Bumgarner
James Garner was an actor known for his lead roles in the TV shows “Maverick, “The Rockford Files” and for films including “The Notebook.”

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Synopsis

James Garner, born James Scott Bumgarner in Norman, Oklahoma, on April 7, 1928, rose to fame as the star of the Western TV series Maverick (1957-60). He went on to star in hit films such as The Great Escape (1963), Grand Prix (1966) and the Oscar-winning Victor Victoria (1982). He earned an Oscar nomination for Murphy’s Romance (1985) and a Golden Globe Award for Decoration Day (1990). Garner died on July 19, 2014 at the age of 86.

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