James Garner Dead at 86
By Shari Weiss | 9:14 am, July 20th, 2014
James Garner is dead.
The legendary actor 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.