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Actor James Garner, The Wisecracking Star Of TV's "Maverick" Who Went On A Long Carreer, Has Died. There Was No Immediate Word On A Specific Cause Of Death. Garner Had Suffered A Stroke In May 2008, Just Weeks After His 80th Birthday. Although He Was Adept At Drama And Action, Garner Was Best Known For His Witty, Low-Key Style, Especially With The TV Series "Maverick" And "The Rockford Files." He Was Nominated For An Oscar For The 1985 "Murphy Romance." He Rarely Did Media Interviews .... But He Sat Down In 1993 With A Cable TV Reporter To Talk About His Career Up To That  Point...( Act / Garner) .... Garner Co-Starred With Steve McQueen In The 1962 Movie, "The Great Escape." But Might Have Been Best Known For The TV Series "Maverick" And "Rockford Files," Which At The Time Of The 1992 Interview Were Projects He Was Considering Bringing Back To TV ... (Act / Garner) .... James Garner, Who Died Sunday At The Age Of 86, Appeared In More Than 50 Films And Dozens Of TV Shows... And Won Numerous Awards, Including The Screen Actors Guild's Lifetime Achievement Award.