James Garner Passes Away
TV and film star James Garner has passed away. He died of natural causes at his home at the age of 86.
Garner, who’s career spanned five decades, was best known for starring in the movie ‘Maverick’ and the long-running television program ‘The Rockford Files’ as Jim Rockford; a role that won him an Emmy.
8th July 1966: James Garner filming John Frankenheimer’s racing drama ‘Grand Prix’
August 2000: James Garner, Tommy Lee Jones, Clint Eastwood and Donald Sutherland at the premiere of ‘Space Cowboys’
2004: Garner’s last major movie roll in ‘The Notebook’
2005: Garner was honored with the 41st Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award
Hollywood is mourning the loss and remembering Garner’s life.
— SAG Awards® (@SAGawards) July 20, 2014
RIP James Garner. Admired by all who knew him. When starring in Grand Prix the people around F1 said he had the talent to be a pro driver
— Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) July 20, 2014
My heart is broken this morning R.I.P. Jim Garner He was a dear friend His humor, laughter and sweet soul will be forever missed #loveyoujim
— LeAnn Rimes Cibrian (@leannrimes) July 20, 2014
Very sorry to hear that actor James Garner has died. He and Waylon Jennings were good friends. The Rockford Files was 1 of my favorite shows
— Travis Tritt (@Travistritt) July 20, 2014
I say this with a heavy broken heart.was an honor working beside u receiving ur bear hugs every day. ❤️ u Grampa Jim pic.twitter.com/twYRUG6w0B
— Kaley Cuoco Sweeting (@KaleyCuoco) July 20, 2014
— Tom Bergeron (@Tom_Bergeron) July 20, 2014
No one was ever a bigger star for a longer time in both TV and movies. And a very sweet man, too. RIP #JamesGarner
— Pat Sajak (@patsajak) July 20, 2014
James Garner was a talented actor and will be greatly missed. His legacy will live on through his films that will be watched for years to come. I can never get enough of ‘The Notebook.’