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News about James Garner continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

3 hrs ago | The Times

Andrew Akers

James Garner reads the vivid account of a World War II POW camp from William Shirer's best-selling book "Rise and Fall of the Third Reich" on Feb. 7, 1963.

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6 hrs ago | The Pordland Mercury

My, What a Busy Week

Tell It Slant has quickly gained a reputation as one of the warmest and most well-curated reading series in town.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR, Theater, Arts, Lost, Action TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Celebrities

10 hrs ago | The News-Review

Guest column: Remembering when James Garner learned a little about Douglas County

It would be difficult to say that James Garner was the most famous or influential person I've met in Douglas County, considering that I've talked with civil rights activist Jesse Jackson and presidential candidate Barack Obama during stopovers in Roseburg.

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14 hrs ago | Celebrity Dirty Laundry

GLOBE: James Garner - Tragic Secrets Revealed - Forbidden Love

Yesterday it was revealed that the official cause of James Garner's death on July 19th was a massive heart attack.

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Related Topix: The Rockford Files, Action TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Comedy, Mystery Movies, 8 Simple Rules, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, The Notebook, Celebrities

Tue Jul 29, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Massive Heart Attack Caused James Garner's Death

The Rockford Files star passed away at his Los Angeles home on 19 July and now officials have confirmed acute myocardial infarction was the cause of death.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Free Republic

Heads Up! James Garner Tribute on TCM Tonight 7/28/14

An enormously likable and well-respected star since the early 1950s, James Garner was an Oscar-nominated American actor with a knack for playing lovable rogues in scores of films and television series.

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Related Topix: The Rockford Files, Maverick, Comedy, Action TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television, The Americanization of Emily, Comedy Movies, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, War Movies, Drama Movies, Rockford Files, Action Movies, Celebrities

New Urban Legends

James Garner in Korea

Claim: Actor James Garner detected the presence of an enemy patrol during the Korean War through the smell of garlic.

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Related Topix: The Rockford Files, Move Over, Darling, Comedy Movies, Action TV, The Thrill of It All, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Rockford Files, Action Movies, Celebrities

Sun Jul 27, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Honoring military service of James Garner

Lieutenant Bob Hendley raises the US flag in a scene from "The Great Escape," directed by John Sturges, 1963.

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Star Tribune

TV picks for July 28:  James Garner, "Running Wild with Bear...

TCM's James Garner marathon includes “The Americanization of Emily,” a dramedy set in 1944.

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Related Topix: The Americanization of Emily, Comedy Movies, War Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Easy-Listening, Julie Andrews, Entertainment, Television

Salon

The truth about our Wi-Fi society: What the quest for constant connection really means

Beware the dark powers of Netflix. There I was, last Sunday morning, reading the news of actor James Garner's death on my laptop and nostalgically recalling how much my father, a longtime TV critic, had loved Garner's benchmark 1970s-era private-eye drama, "The Rockford Files."

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The News-Star

Your favorite TV detective: Do you have a clue?

Before the current Golden Age of television's CSI franchise, there was the Golden Age of TV's Detective.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, The Rockford Files, Action TV, Rockford Files, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Support Your Local Sheriff!, Comedy Movies, Western, Celebrities

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Feedback: James Garner, derailment, Hampton school raises and more

Steve, Poquoson: Thanks for the James Garner editorial obituary. It was the only write-up of the many I've seen that came right out and said that Garner's Jim Rockford "was among the greatest of all TV characters."

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The Orlando Sentinel

'Sharknado 2' arrives; 'Bachelorette' departs; James Garner honored

The coming week offers the sequel to a TV movie phenomenon, a romantic reality finale and a tribute to a TV legend.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Times News

Maverick

A Christmas gift given to me when I was in the second grade, "Maverick" was one of the first hardcover books I ever owned.

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The Evening Sun

DVD Patrol: Sabotage, My Fellow Americans

We're here again, Patrollers! The DVD Patrol is back with some new DVDS and a couple of old favorites with some good reasons which you'll read about later.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, The Expendables, Alice in Wonderland, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, Musical Movies, Western, Maverick, Adventure, Space Cowboys, Drama Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities

Borehamwood and Elstree Times

The Grim Reaper of showbiz

I must start by saying farewell to Hollywood star James Garner. He is best remembered for the two television series Maverick and The Rockford Files, but he was also a leading man of cinema in the 1950s and 1960s.

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Related Topix: The Rockford Files, The Americanization of Emily, Comedy Movies, War Movies, Drama Movies, Action TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Rockford Files, Action Movies, Celebrities, Health, Depression

BroadwayWorld.com

VIDEO: SAG Releases Archival Interview to Honor James Garner

For over 20 years, the Screen Actors Guild Foundation has been interviewing iconic actors in one-on-one, in-depth conversations about their careers, lives, and legacies.

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TheCelebrityCafe

Film Friday: '36 Hours' - World War II intrigue with James Garner

In the early 1960s, black and white became synonymous with political intrigue. John Frankenheimer had become the best at it with his political movies - Seven Days in May and The Manchurian Candidate to name a few.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Film Threat

the Bootleg Files: the James Garner-Mariette Hartley Polaroid Commercials

When James Garner passed away last week at the age of 86, the media coverage focused on his memorable work in movies and his hit TV shows "Maverick" and "The Rockford Files."

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OpEdNews

The Progressive Sensibilities of James Garner

Watching The Rockford Files television reruns from the 1970s, there was something reassuring in recent years knowing the show's star, actor James Garner, was still around.

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Related Topix: The Rockford Files, Action TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Rockford Files, The Americanization of Emily, Comedy Movies, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, War Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, James Woods

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