James Garner was born as James Scott Bumgarner on the 7th of April, 1928. He was a well-known American actor and producer, also performing as a comedian and singer. His fruitful career spanned 50 years. James created many outstanding and unique characters, such as Bret Maverick and Jim Rockford (from the TV-series Meverick and The Rockford Files). Garner was also great on the screen, appearing in such motion pictures as The Great Escape (1963), The Americanization of Emily (1964), Grand Prix (1966), Murphy's Romance (1985) and others.

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