Legendary actor James Garner passes away

Veteran actor died at the age of 86

Garner died Saturday, but the cause of his death is not known yet, reports tmz.com. Legendary Hollywood actor James Garner, known for his roles in movies like The Rockford Files and The Notebook, is dead. He was   86.

The law enforcement sources said an ambulance was dispatched to the actor’s home here around 8 pm Saturday evening and he was dead when they arrived on scene.

Garner was one of the first actors to amass success in both television and film and he starred in a lot of classics.

Known for the comedy series Maverick, in which he played Bret Maverick from 1957-1960, the actor even acted in the 1994 big screen version of Maverick, which starred Mel Gibson in the lead role.