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James Garner

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. James Garner (born James Scott Bumgarner, April 7, 1928) is an American film and television actor, one of the first Hollywood actors to excel in both media. He has starred in several television series spanning a career of more than five decades. These included his roles as Bret Maverick, in the popular 1950s western-comedy series, Maverick; Jim Rockford, in the popular 1970s detective drama, The Rockford Files; and the father of Katey Sagal's character on 8 Simple Rules following the death of John Ritter. He has starred in dozens of movies, including The Great Escape, Paddy Chayefsky's The Americanization of Emily (1964), Blake Edwards, Victor Victoria (1982) and Murphy's Romance (1985), for which he received an Academy Award nomination. Description above from the Wikipedia article James Garner, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Apr 7, 1928 In Norman, Oklahoma, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
99
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Series Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 2013-09-24
Known For
Poster of Atlantis: The Lost Empire
Poster of Marlowe
Poster of Grand Prix
Poster of The Children's Hour
Filmography
Series Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Unknown 2013-09-24
Series Gosick Wyatt Earp 2011-01-07
Series Asuka High School March! Keyes 2011-04-24
Movie Superman/Shazam!: The Return of Black Adam Shazam (voice) 2010-11-09
Movie City of Life and Death Unknown 2009-04-22
Movie The Broken 2008-01-18
Series Easy Money Flight Lt. Hendley 2008-10-05
Movie Japan Japan 2007-01-01
Movie Battle for Terra Doron (voice) 2007-09-06
Series Kreuzfahrt ins Glück Capt. Mike Bailey 2007-01-01
Movie The Art of Crying Senator Norman Grant 2007-03-17
Movie Dust to Glory Himself 2005-04-01
Movie Saint Martyrs of the Damned 2005-09-09
Movie The Notebook Duke 2004-06-25
Movie Love Is Eternal While It Lasts Unknown 2004-02-20
Series Clase 406 King Marchand 2002-07-01
Movie Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood Shepard James 'Shep' Walker 2002-06-07
Series 8 Simple Rules Jim Egan 2002-09-17
Movie Atlantis: The Lost Empire Commander Lyle Tiberius Rourke (voice) 2001-06-15
Movie Space Cowboys Tank Sullivan 2000-07-31
Movie Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows Himself - Actor 2000-09-27
Series Secret Howard 'Red' Stevens 2000-09-13
Movie One Special Night Robert Woodward 1999-11-28
Movie Bruce Lee: In His Own Words Himself (archive footage) 1998-07-01
Movie Legalese Norman Keane 1998-10-04
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Dead Silence John Potter 1997-09-22
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 My Fellow Americans President Matt Douglas 1996-12-20
Movie The Rockford Files: A Blessing in Disguise Jim Rockford 1995-05-14
Movie The Rockford Files: Blessing in Disguise Jim Rockford 1995-05-14
Movie Streets of Laredo Capt. Woodrow F. Call 1995-11-12
Movie Maverick Marshal Zane Cooper 1994-05-20
Movie Breathing Lessons Ira Moran 1994-02-06
Series Chicago Hope Unknown 1994-09-18
Movie The Rockford Files: I Still Love L.A. Jim Rockford 1994-11-27
Movie Fire in the Sky Frank Watters 1993-03-12
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie Barbarians at the Gate F. Ross Johnson 1993-03-20
Movie Decoration Day Albert Sidney Finch 1990-12-02
Movie My Name Is Bill W. Dr. Robert Smith 1989-04-30
Series Call Me Mister Pat 1986-09-05
Movie Promise Bob Beuhler 1986-12-21
Movie Space Senator Norman Grant 1985-04-13
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 Heartsounds Harold Lear 1984-09-30
Movie Screwballs 1983-04-01
Series Bret Maverick 1981-12-01
Movie The Fan Jake Berman 1981-05-15
Movie HealtH Harry Wolff 1980-09-12
Movie The New Maverick Bret Maverick 1978-09-03
Series The Rockford Files Jim Rockford 1974-03-27
Movie The Castaway Cowboy Lincoln Costain 1974-08-01
Series The American Film Institute Salute to ... Unknown 1973-04-02
Movie The Hassled Hooker Chief Justice Thomas Brankin 1972-04-07
Movie They Only Kill Their Masters Abel Marsh 1972-11-22
Movie Support Your Local Gunfighter Latigo 1971-05-26
Movie Skin Game Quincy Drew / Capt. Nathaniel Mountjoy 1971-09-30
Series Nichols 1971-09-16
Movie A Man Called Sledge Luther Sledge 1970-11-14
Movie Marlowe Philip Marlowe 1969-09-19
Series Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Unknown 1968-01-22
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 Grand Prix Pete Aron 1966-12-21
Movie Mister Buddwing Mister Buddwing 1966-07-15
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 Pike 1964-11-26
Movie The Wheeler Dealers Henry Tyroon 1963-01-01
Movie Move Over, Darling Nicholas Arden 1963-12-19
Movie The Thrill of It All Dr. Gerald Boyer 1963-07-17
Movie The New March of Dimes Presents: The Scene Stealers Himself 1962-01-06
Movie Boys' Night Out Fred Williams 1962-06-21
Movie The Children's Hour Dr. Joe Cardin 1961-01-01
Series Winning Widows Raymond Hope 1961-09-09
Movie Cash McCall Cash McCall 1960-01-27
Movie Up Periscope Lt. j.g. Kenneth M. Braden 1959-03-04
Movie Darby's Rangers Col. William Orlando Darby 1958-02-12
Series 77 Sunset Strip Unknown 1958-10-10
Series Richard Diamond, Private Detective Jason McCullough 1957-07-01
Movie Shoot-Out At Medicine Bend John Maitland 1957-05-04
Series Sugarfoot Unknown 1957-09-17
Series Maverick Unknown 1957-09-22
Movie Bombers B-52 Anchor - Search and Rescue Operation 1957-11-22
Series The Dinah Shore Chevy Show Unknown 1956-10-05
Series Conflict Unknown 1956-09-18
Movie Toward the Unknown Lt. Col. Joe Craven 1956-09-27
Movie The Girl He Left Behind Preston 1956-10-26
Series Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater Unknown 1956-10-05
Series Cheyenne Unknown 1955-09-20
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Series This Is Your Life Unknown 1952-10-01
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24