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James Garner

James Garner (born James Scott Bumgarner; April 7, 1928 – July 19, 2014) was an American actor, producer, and voice artist. He starred in several television series over more than five decades, including such popular roles as Bret Maverick in the 1950s western comedy series Maverick and Jim Rockford in The Rockford Files, and played leading roles in more than 50 theatrical films, including The Great Escape (1963) with Steve McQueen, Paddy Chayefsky's The Americanization of Emily (1964), Grand Prix (1966), Blake Edwards' Victor Victoria (1982), Murphy's Romance (1985), for which he received an Academy Award nomination, Space Cowboys (2000) with Clint Eastwood, and The Notebook (2004). Description above from the Wikipedia article James Garner, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Apr 7, 1928 In Norman, Oklahoma, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Toward the Unknown 1956-09-27
Latest Project:
Movie Trumbo 2015-10-27
Known For
Movie Trumbo Self (archive footage) (uncredited) 2015-10-27
Movie Marlon Brando: An Actor Named Desire Self - Actor (archive footage) 2014-09-20
Movie Superman/Shazam!: The Return of Black Adam Shazam (voice) 2010-11-09
Movie Battle for Terra Doron (voice) 2007-09-06
Movie Dust to Glory Himself 2005-04-01
Movie The Notebook Duke 2004-06-25
Movie The Land Before Time X: The Great Longneck Migration Pat (voice) 2003-12-02
Movie Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood Shepard James 'Shep' Walker 2002-06-07
Series First Monday Chief Justice Thomas Brankin 2002-01-15
Series 8 Simple Rules... for Dating My Teenage Daughter Jim Egan 2002-09-17
Movie Atlantis: The Lost Empire Commander Lyle Tiberius Rourke (voice) 2001-06-02
Movie Space Cowboys Tank Sullivan 2000-08-04
Movie The Last Debate Mike Howley 2000-11-05
Movie Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows Self - Actor 2000-09-27
Movie The Rockford Files: If It Bleeds... It Leads Jim Rockford 1999-04-20
Movie One Special Night Robert Woodward 1999-11-28
Movie Twilight Raymond Hope 1998-03-06
Movie Bruce Lee: In His Own Words Himself (archive footage) 1998-07-01
Movie Legalese Norman Keane 1998-10-04
Movie Dead Silence John Potter 1997-09-22
Movie The Rockford Files: Shoot-Out at the Golden Pagoda Jim Rockford 1997-11-21
Movie My Fellow Americans President Matt Douglas 1996-12-20
Movie The Rockford Files: If the Frame Fits... Jim Rockford 1996-01-14
Movie The Rockford Files: Godfather Knows Best Jim Rockford 1996-03-18
Movie The Rockford Files: Punishment and Crime Jim Rockford 1996-09-18
Movie The Rockford Files: Friends and Foul Play Jim Rockford 1996-04-25
Movie The Rockford Files: A Blessing in Disguise Jim Rockford 1995-05-14
Movie Maverick Marshal Zane Cooper 1994-05-20
Movie Breathing Lessons Ira Moran 1994-02-06
Movie The Rockford Files: I Still Love L.A. Jim Rockford 1994-11-27
Movie Fire in the Sky Frank Watters 1993-03-12
Movie Barbarians at the Gate F. Ross Johnson 1993-03-20
Movie The Distinguished Gentleman Jeff Johnson 1992-12-04
Movie Decoration Day Albert Sidney Finch 1990-12-02
Movie My Name Is Bill W. Dr. Robert Smith 1989-04-30
Movie Sunset Wyatt Earp 1988-04-29
Movie Promise Bob Beuhler 1986-12-21
Series Space Senator Norman Grant 1985-04-14
Movie Murphy's Romance Murphy Jones 1985-12-25
Movie Tank Cmd. Sgt. Maj. Zack Carey 1984-03-16
Movie The Glitter Dome Sgt. Aloysius Mackey 1984-11-18
Movie Victor/Victoria King Marchand 1982-04-25
Movie The Fan Jake Berman 1981-05-15
Series Bret Maverick 1981-12-01
Movie Health Harry Wolff 1980-09-12
Movie The New Maverick Bret Maverick 1978-09-03
Movie The Castaway Cowboy Lincoln Costain 1974-08-01
Movie They Only Kill Their Masters Abel Marsh 1972-11-22
Movie Support Your Local Gunfighter Latigo 1971-05-26
Series Nichols 1971-09-16
Movie Skin Game Quincy Drew 1971-09-30
Movie King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis Self 1970-03-24
Movie A Man Called Sledge Luther Sledge 1970-11-14
Movie The Racing Scene Himself 1969-01-01
Movie Support Your Local Sheriff! Jason McCullough 1969-03-26
Movie Marlowe Philip Marlowe 1969-09-19
Movie How Sweet It Is! Grif Henderson 1968-08-21
Movie The Pink Jungle Ben Morris 1968-10-16
Movie Hour of the Gun Wyatt Earp 1967-11-01
Movie A Man Could Get Killed William Beddoes 1966-03-25
Movie Mister Buddwing Mister Buddwing 1966-07-15
Movie Grand Prix Pete Aron 1966-12-21
Movie The Art of Love Casey Barnett 1965-06-30
Movie The Americanization of Emily Lt. Cmdr. Charles Edward Madison 1964-10-27
Movie 36 Hours Major Jefferson F. Pike 1964-11-26
Movie The Great Escape Hendley 'The Scrounger' 1963-06-20
Movie The Thrill of It All Dr. Gerald R. Boyer 1963-07-17
Movie The Wheeler Dealers Henry Tyroon 1963-11-14
Movie Move Over, Darling Nicholas Arden 1963-12-19
Movie The New March of Dimes Presents: The Scene Stealers Self 1962-01-06
Movie Boys' Night Out Fred Williams 1962-06-21
Movie The Children's Hour Joe Cardin 1961-12-19
Movie Cash McCall Cash McCall 1960-01-27
Movie Up Periscope Lt. J. G. Kenneth M. Braden 1959-03-04
Movie Alias Jesse James Bret Maverick (scenes deleted) 1959-03-20
Movie Darby's Rangers William Orlando Darby 1958-02-12
Movie Sayonara Capt. Mike Bailey 1957-12-25
Movie Shoot-Out At Medicine Bend John Maitland 1957-05-04
Movie Bombers B-52 Anchor - Search and Rescue Operation 1957-11-22
Movie Toward the Unknown Lt. Col. Joe Craven 1956-09-27
Movie The Girl He Left Behind Preston 1956-10-26
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