Death of legendary actor James Garner

Day 20/07/2014 – 10.44 h

American actor, interpreter of films like ‘The journal of Noah’, ‘The great escape’ and ‘Maverick’, has died at the age of 86.

Bad news for the world of the cinema. The legendary actor James Garner has died at his home in Los Angeles at the age of 86. Garner, veteran character actor very associated with the western, the film black and police – which jumped to the big screen thanks to series like ‘Maverick’ and ‘The Rockford Files’ – also highlighted in the film thanks to roles as the American prisoner Robert Hendley in ‘The great escape’, by John Sturges, as well as for his portrayal of King Marchand in ‘Victor or Victoria’, Blake Edwards.

Although the causes of his death are unknown at the moment, is known that the actor vanished at home and when they arrived the emergency services already could do nothing to save him.

Garner won the award in 1977 Emmy Award for her role in ‘The Rockford Files’ in 1959 won a Golden Globe for ‘Sayonara’ and in 1986 was nominated for an award Oscar for the film ‘Murphy completo Romance’. Garner is also part of the cast of ‘ 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter’, as Grandpa Egan, after the death of actor John Ritter.


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