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James Garner

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Biography:
Birth Name: James Garner
Born: 04/07/1928
Birth Place: Norman, Oklahoma, USA
Death Place: Brentwood, California, USA
Died: 07/19/2014

Born James Scott Bumgarner in Norman, OK on April 7, 1928, Garner was one of three sons born to Weldon Bumgarner, a carpet layer, and his wife Mildred, who died when Garner was three. The boys - who included brothers Charlie, who died in 1965, and Jack, who followed Garner into acting in the mid-1960s - were sent to live with relatives until 1934, when their father remarried. The stepmother was apparently cut from typical fairytale cloth; in interviews, Garner recalled receiving consistent beatings from the woman, which ended only when he physically attacked her and she split from his father. Garner's father relocated to Los Angeles following the divorce, while his sons remained in Oklahoma....

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