James Garner Dies
CNN is reporting that James Garner has died.
Garner's IMDB bio mentions that he was from Oklahoma, the son of a carpet layer, having entered the acting world in a play with a non-speaking role. He began to learn the ins and outs of acting, and was soon on his way.
He was also an American Hero: a veteran. He earned 2 Purple Heart medals, having been injured twice during the Korean War.
James Garner was 86.