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Hollywood Legend James Garner Passes; Callers Remember

by Mark Brown

James Garner, is described as a rare actor who could who slide seamlessly between television and the movies. Though he played many roles he remained best known as gambler Bret Maverick in the 1950s western Maverick.

Many fans from the 1970s remember Garner as Jim Rockford in the series The Rockford Files.

Garner was described as a flawed semi-tough hero who would rather avoid trouble or talk his way out of a fight.

Greg Belfrage listeners called in and shared their favorite television and movie roles of James Garner who passed away at the age of 86.

Photo Courtesy/FB James Garner Fan Page