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Updated: 3/27/2017 2:32:47 AM

Though very popular, Garner quit over a contract dispute with the studio after the series third year and was replaced by Roger Moore as cousin Beau, nephew of Beau Maverick.



Updated: 3/25/2017

Garner maintained in later interviews that he was playing exactly the same character as in the television series, with Gibson as his son.



Updated: 3/25/2017

At Norman High School, he played football, basketball, golf, and competed in track.



Updated: 3/25/2017

Replaced John Ritter early in the second season of 8 Simple Rules (2002), when Ritter pre-maturely passed away in 2003, while in series production.



Updated: 3/25/2017

Amiable and handsome James Garner had obtained success in both films and television, often playing variations of the charming anti-hero con-man persona he first developed in Maverick.



Updated: 3/25/2017

When he was very young, he lived with his family in the back of his father's country store, in the tiny hamlet of Denver, Oklahoma, which consisted of one building, the country store, and a population of only five persons, his parents, his two brothers and himself. Bret Maverick was vocally reluctant to risk his life, though he typically ended up being courageous in spite of himself.



Updated: 3/25/2017

Though very popular, Garner quit over a contract dispute with the studio after the series third year and was replaced by Roger Moore as cousin Beau, nephew of Beau Maverick.



Updated: 3/25/2017

In 1974 he got the role for which he will probably be best remembered, as wry private eye Jim Rockford in the classic The Rockford Files.



Updated: 3/24/2017

Garner was hospitalized in 1979 with an ulcer and other health problems, which eventually caused the cancellation of The Rockford Files, but Lois did not forgive him until they reconciled in 1982. The youngest of three sons, he was born James Scott Bumgarner on April 7, 1928, in Norman, Okla.



Updated: 3/24/2017

In the four years (1985-89), he was the television and radio commercial spokesman for Mazda cars, he was reportedly paid $1 million per year, plus one Mazda vehicle of his choice per year. Garner's seemingly effortless flair for delivering humorous dialogue and delivering straight dialogue humorously made him one of television's biggest stars.





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