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Beau's amusingly self-described slight english accent was explained by his having spent the last few years in England.
Garner was nominated for an Academy Award for his role as a widowed small-town pharmacist opposite Sally Field's much younger single mother in the 1985 romantic comedy Murphy's Romance. James Garner was born James Scott Bumgarner in Norman, Oklahoma, to Mildred Scott (Meek) and Weldon Warren Bumgarner, a carpet layer.
Garner's seemingly effortless flair for delivering humorous dialogue and delivering straight dialogue humorously made him one of television's biggest stars.
He was good friends with the late Paul Newman and his wife Joanne Woodward.
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.
The series was highly successful, and Garner continued in it into 1960 when he left the series in a dispute over money.
Upon his death, he was cremated at Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills) in Los Angeles, California, and his ashes were given to his family. He was attending Hollywood High School in Los Angeles when his gym teacher recommended him for a job modeling Jantzen bathing suits.
Moore noted in his autobiography that the producers told him he was not being brought in to replace Garner.
He helped organize the Hollywood contingent of Martin Luther King's famous March on Washington civil rights demonstration.
Huggins recruited Richard Long to fill the void as a similar character named Gentleman Jack Darby, and both Buckley and Darby appear in Shady Deal at Sunny Acres, although not in the same scenes.