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James Garner Dead - Legendary Actor Dies at 86

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 home Saturday evening (July 19), but James was pronounced dead on the scene.

The cause of his death is unknown at this time.

You may recognize the actor from countless movies like The Notebook, The Rockford Files, The Great Escape and even a part on the television show 8 Simple Rules for two seasons.

Our thoughts are with James‘ family and friends during this difficult time.

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35 Responses to “James Garner Dead - Legendary Actor Dies at 86”

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  1. 1
    SHINE Says:


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    HM Says:

    Mr. Garner was a truly talented man. This is such sad news. RIP

  3. 3
    cindy Says:

    RIP James Garner. He was such a good actor. Old Noah actor on The Notebook forever a classic movie .

  4. 4
    jon m'shulla Says:

    How sad. Another of the great ones. I thought he would last forever. Rest In Peace James Gardner.

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    Caryn Says:

    A true gentleman and Hollywood great.

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    ck Says:

    “The Rockford Files” was a TV series and not a movie, no?

    RIP James…

  7. 7
    @Caryn Says:

    I couldn’t agree more. We need more James G’s in the world.


  8. 8
    sannaleena Says:

    “I’ll be seeing you”

  9. 9
    Laurie Blaze Says:

    Learn to spell the name of your victim! Jerk!

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    Lytlettons Says:


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    cubfan34 Says:

    He never gave a bad performance.

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    kel Says:

    A true legend . Rest in Peace.

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    Phool. Says:

    RIP James you are/were a true legend

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    mmh Says:

    knew him. googled. one of the space cowboys. nice movie. ugh. rip

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    Mollie Says:

    @Laurie Blaze: Laurie, what are you talking about?

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    Violet Says:

    Rockford Files, a classic. Thank you Mr. Garner, rest in peace.

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    Molly H. Says:

    This makes me so sad. May he RIP.

  18. 18

    @Laurie Blaze: There were no victims, ochimpo, except for you…

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    RIP… Outstanding as Marlowe in Marlowe from 1969 and as Jim Rockford in The Rockford Files TV Series and Movies!

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    Selena Says:

    Oh no…

  21. 21
    What a snooze! Says:

    Mr. Garner,
    Thanks for the memories. See you in the afterlife.

  22. 22
    Anna Says:

    Rest in peace. Such a talent.

  23. 23
    Elena Says:

    He was such a wonderful actor! RIP!

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    Cate Says:

    Rest in peace, Mr Garner. I’m so sad to hear of his death. We have lost a great actor and Hollywood legend.

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    allison Says:

    RIP Mr Garner

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