A popular star of television and movies, James Garner, has died.
FOX News Radio's Kerin McCue reports:
Veteran leading man James Garner has left the scene.
A star of both the small and silver screen, Garner rose to fame in the 50's TV Western, "Maverick", before starring in movies ranging from the World War II drama "The Great Escape" to light-hearted comedies.
In the 70's, Garner was back on the tube as Private Eye Jim Rockford in "The Rockford Files". In the 80's, he was teamed with Julie Andrews as the guy who got the girl who played a guy in "Victor Victoria".
A younger generation of movie goers know Garner as the older version of Ryan Gosling's character in "The Notebook".
Born James Scott Bumgarner in Norman, Oklahoma in 1928, he was a Korean War veteran, was wounded twice, and received the Purple Heart.
Garner is survived by his wife of over 50 years, Lois, and a daughter. James Garner was 86.
Kerin McCue, FOX News Radio.