James Garner, Rockford Files star, dies aged 86

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    Isn't Grand Prix on this afternoon in which he stars? How did the Beeb know?

    Well worth a watch too, gather he did quite a lot of his own driving during filming.

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    "aged 86"..... Jeez I must be getting old.

    As above I was also a big Rockford Files fan.
     
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    Wasn't he in the film the notebook??
     
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    He was also "The Scrounger" in the Great Escape.
     
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    I think he was also Troy Tempest in "Stingray" :)
     
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