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Actor James Garner Dead at 86

Actor James Garner Dead at 86
Posted July 20th, 2014 @ 3:00am

Legendary actor James Garner passed away on Saturday night.

He was 86.

Garner starred in two highly-successful television series, "Maverick" and "The Rockford Files," in addition to a prolific film career.

He earned an Oscar nomination for Murphy’s Romance, and received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Screen Actors Guild in 2005.

The year prior, Garner endeared himself to a new generation of fans as the older version of Ryan Gosling’s character in The Notebook.

The star suffered various health woes over the years, including a stroke in 2008, and he is believed to have died from natural causes.

Garner is survived by his wife and two daughters.

Stars are taking to Twitter to pay tribute to Garner. The actor’s decades-spanning career led to hundreds of Hollywood co-stars and even more fans.


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