James Garner

James Garner: actor, bon viveur and sports fanatic

In the wake of Garner's death Saturday at the age of 86, let's look back at seven of his most memorable roles, all of which showcase what critic Todd VanDerWerff calls Garner's rare ability to "make his essential James Garner-ness work in just about

In the wake of Garner's death Saturday at the age of 86, let's look back at seven of his most memorable roles, all of which showcase what critic Todd VanDerWerff calls Garner's rare ability to "make his essential James Garner-ness work in just about

I didn't know, watching Isaac Hayes push James Garner around on The Rockford Files, that I was seeing a special character continue an important television legacy. All I knew, as a devoted fan of Garner's put-upon private eye, was that Jim Rockford

Hollywood is mourning the death of actor James Garner. Garner, best known for his starring roles on the TV series The Rockford Files and Maverick, di

In the wake of Garner's death Saturday at the age of 86, let's look back at seven of his most memorable roles, all of which showcase what critic Todd VanDerWerff calls Garner's rare ability to "make his essential James Garner-ness work in just about

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Posted by - July 24, 2014 at 6:58 pm

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James Garner, Cherokee, Dies at 86

(CNN) — He was the logical synthesis of John Wayne and Jack Benny. Interlace the Duke's measured drawl and virile swagger with Benny's comic timing and shrewd use of wordless exasperation, and you have James Garner, who died Saturday night in Los 

Legendary actor James Garner — star of "The Rockford Files" and "The Notebook" — has died TMZ has learned.Law enforcement sources tell us an…

That's the only explanation I can give for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences failing to vote him an Honorary Oscar over these last few years of Governors Awards. More than once I wrote a column of “suggestions” including those egregiously 

In the wake of Garner's death Saturday at the age of 86, let's look back at seven of his most memorable roles, all of which showcase what critic Todd VanDerWerff calls Garner's rare ability to "make his essential James Garner-ness work in just about

On Saturday, Hollywood leading man James Garner died of natural causes in Los Angeles. He was 86. When the news broke, celebrities immediately took to Twitter to remember the man behind Maverick, The Rockford Files, 

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Posted by - July 22, 2014 at 7:33 pm

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Oklahoma native James Garner dies

But the characters he became famous for, especially TV's Bret Maverick and Jim Rockford, won you over with their minds. They got through trouble with cleverness, charm and subtle wit. Garner wasn't the kind of star who won love because he seemed so 

James Garner, the understated, wisecracking everyman actor who enjoyed multi-generational success on both the small and big screens, has died. He was 86. April 1960: American actor James Garner best known for starring 

James Garner, the rugged leading man who charmed generations of audiences with his roles in Maverick, The Rockford Files, and The Notebook, died of natural causes on Saturday night in Los Angeles, according to TMZ 

Legendary actor James Garner — star of "The Rockford Files" and "The Notebook" — has died TMZ has learned.Law enforcement sources tell us an…

Legendary actor James Garner — star of "The Rockford Files" and "The Notebook" — has died TMZ has learned.Law enforcement sources tell us an…

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James Garner dies at 86; tributes pour in

James Garner, tall, handsome and athletic, came to fame on television as the laid-back Bret Maverick in the 1950s western, went on to film stardom in the 1960s, then returned to television, most notably for an Emmy-winning run in the lighthearted

Actor James Garner, best known for his prime-time television roles as the wisecracking frontier gambler on "Maverick" and as an ex-con turned private eye on "The Rockford Files," has died at age 86, Los Angeles police confirmed early Sunday. Garner

James Garner, the wry and handsome leading man who slid seamlessly between television and the movies but was best known as the amiable gambler Bret Maverick in the 1950s western “Maverick” and the cranky sleuth Jim Rockford in the 1970s series 

James Garner, a ruggedly handsome and disarming leading man of film and television who was best known for his series “Maverick” and “The Rockford Files” and who delivered compelling portrayals of wartime cowards, alcoholics and self-centered tycoons, 

James Garner Dead – Legendary Actor Dies at 86 In very sad news, actor James Garner has reportedly passed away at 86, according to TMZ. Law enforcement sources told TMZ that an ambulance was called to his…

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Posted by - July 21, 2014 at 2:40 pm

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James Garner, Witty, Handsome Leading Man, Dies at 86

There are actors. There are icons. And then there are those rare stars who illuminate what it means to be American at our best. The ones you look at and think, yeah, that's the man I'd like to be. Or be with. And that's James Garner. For over 50 years

There comes word today of the passing of James Garner at the age of 86. Garner had been ill for some time, having suffered a stroke in 2008. Variety has a nice obituary here. In honor of his passing, I am reprinting my tribute to him that I posted here

James Garner Dead – Legendary Actor Dies at 86 In very sad news, actor James Garner has reportedly passed away at 86, according to TMZ. Law enforcement sources told TMZ that an ambulance was called to his…

There comes word today of the passing of James Garner at the age of 86. Garner had been ill for some time, having suffered a stroke in 2008. Variety has a nice obituary here. In honor of his passing, I am reprinting my tribute to him that I posted here

James Garner, who died Saturday at the age of 86, was tall, handsome and athletic, all qualities that made for longevity as a leading man. Garner, a native Oklahoman, came to fame on television as the laid-back Bret Maverick in the 1950s western, went

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