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Renowned actor James Garner died Saturday at the age of 86.
The star of Maverick and Rockford Files passed away of natural causes in his Los Angeles home, a rep of the late actor confirmed to E! News. Law enforcement also told TMZ that an ambulance was dispatched to his home but Garner had passed on by the time it arrived.
Garner’s big break in the industry was during his time in the 1950s series Maverick, where he starred as Bret Maverick until 1960. The role earned him a Golden Globe and his first Emmy nomination in 1959.
Garner had a string of roles in TV series, such as 8 Simple Rules from 2003-2005 and movies that included Boys’ Night Out, The Thrill of It All, and Hour of the Gun to name a few. He is known largely for his role in The Notebook, where he played the older version of Ryan Gosling’s character, Noah Calhoun, in which he dedicated his life to being with his wife who was suffering from Dementia.
With heavy hearts, celebs have taken to social media to express their sorrow and condolences to the late actor. Here is a top 10 list of celebrity reactions to the death of acting legend, James Garner.
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