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Actor James Garner dead at 86

Legendary actor James Garner passed away Saturday night at his home in Los Angeles. He was 86 years old.

The Oklahoman was best known for his starring roles on the hit 1950s TV western The Maverick and, in the 1970s, The Rockford Files. A prolific film actor as well, Garner received one Academy Award nomination, in 1986, for his leading role in Murphy's Romance.

Police say Garner died of natural causes.