James Garner

1928 - 2014

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James Garner (born James Scott Bumgarner, April 7, 1928 – July 19, 2014) was an American actor and producer. He starred in several television series over more than five decades, including popular roles such as Bret Maverick in the 1950s Western series Maverick and as Jim Rockford in the 1970s private detective show, The Rockford Files. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Garner has received more than 8,835,027 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). James Garner is the 682nd most popular actor (down from 623rd in 2019), the 1,248th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,263rd in 2019) and the 344th most popular American Actor.

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  • 2.60

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  • 5.51

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Among actors, James Garner ranks 682 out of 10,030Before him are John Payne, Lee Majors, John Saxon, Walter Brennan, Jennifer Jones, and Dev Anand. After him are Jeroen Krabbé, Ryan Reynolds, Frank Langella, James Spader, Michael Gough, and Benicio del Toro.

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Among people born in 1928, James Garner ranks 73Before him are Carl Woese, Hardy Krüger, Herbert Kroemer, James Randi, Tony Richardson, and Robert Sheckley. After him are Lina Wertmüller, Vera Rubin, Fats Domino, Zhu Rongji, Hans Modrow, and Giampiero Boniperti. Among people deceased in 2014, James Garner ranks 55Before him are Rubin Carter, Hans Hollein, Gyula Grosics, Udo Jürgens, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Dobrica Ćosić. After him are Ernesto Laclau, Veljko Kadijević, Stephanie Kwolek, Mike Nichols, Miklós Jancsó, and Oscar de la Renta.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, James Garner ranks 1,248 out of 15,968Before him are Dr. Dre (1965), Scottie Pippen (1965), Israel Kamakawiwoʻole (1959), Virginia Henderson (1897), Trini Lopez (1937), and Robert Sheckley (1928). After him are Marshall Rosenberg (1934), Stanford Moore (1913), Ron Jeremy (1953), Jerome Isaac Friedman (1930), Rose Kennedy (1890), and Steve Ditko (1927).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, James Garner ranks 344Before him are Vera Miles (1929), John Payne (1912), Lee Majors (1939), John Saxon (1935), Walter Brennan (1894), and Jennifer Jones (1919). After him are Frank Langella (1938), James Spader (1960), Eva Marie Saint (1924), Ron Howard (1954), Lucy Liu (1968), and Jane Russell (1921).

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