Sunday 23 July 2017

James Garner

James Garner with birthname as James Scott Bumgarner was an American actor,producer and voice artist.He was born on Apr 7,1928 in Normon,Oklahoma,USA and died on July 19,2014 at the age of 86, due to heart attack caused by Coronary artery disease at Los Angeles,California,USA.Garner's mom died at his age of 5.Then his dad remarried for several times.

Garner at his age of 16,joined the United States Merchant Marine and left because of chronic seasickness. Then he joined in the California Army National Guard and then participated in the Korean War as a rifleman in the 5th Regiment Combat Team.He was wounded twice in the war,the second one was a friendly wound.He received Purple Heart Medal for his first wound and got the second one for his second wound after 32 years of the event.

Garner played a non-speaking role as persuaded by his friend in The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial. Then he played a number of TV commercials and TV roles.He made his film debut in Toward the Unknown and later on played a number of  films like The Girl He left behind, Sayonara, Darby's Rangers,Cash McCall,The Children Hour,Boys' Night Out,The Great Escape, The Thrill of it all,The Wheelers Dealers,Action on the Beach,36 Hours,The Art of Love,Grand Prix,How Sweet it is!,Skin Game,A Man called sledge,One Little Indian,The Fan,Promise etc.

Some of the TV shows in which he played are Zane Grey theatre, Cheyenne,Maverick, Sugarfoot, This is your Life,Nichols,Backlash of the Hunter,The Rockford Files,Young Maverick, 8 Simple Rules, Biography,The Ultimate life,Pioneers of Television,First Monday, HBO first Look,Streets of Laredo, Century of Country, Bret Maverick etc.

James Garner Religion

James Garner religious views and practices are not much known as information regarding that is rarely available.He had English and some Irish and German ancestry.

James Garner Political Views

James Garner was a supporter of Democratic party.He also gave some financial support to the party.He even refused to play a role as Republican in the CBS Miniseries, Space.

Who is he/she dating?

James Garner was married to Lols Clarke Fleischmann,on 1956.They had two daughter named Gigi Garner and Kimberly Garner.Prior to that he was dating with Gloria Pall,an American Model,on 1955.

James Garner Hobbies

Garner was interested in racing,golf and football.Garner was an owner of auto racing team,AIR (American International Racers).Garner played Golf for so many years.He was playing golf even at the high school along with his brother.Later he won the Most Valuable Amateur Trophy at the AT&T Golf Tournament in 1990.Garner was a fan of Raiders in the football game.Apart from that he actively involved in the politics related activities in favor of Democratic party.

Interesting Facts

Garner was involved in a number of activities related to humanitarian causes.Beforing becoming a successful actor,he did around 75 odd jobs.He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Feb 8,1960.He won Golden Globe Award  thrice,Primetime Emmy Award twice and Screen Actors Guild Award and TCA Award once.