R.I.P. James Garner: Sally Field, James Woods and more mourn the ‘Rockford Files’ star

07.20.14 2 years ago

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Hollywood came out in force to mourn the loss of movie and TV great James Garner on Sunday, sharing their personal recollections and thoughts on the passing of the Oscar-nominated (and Emmy-winning) star at the age of 86. Check out a sampling below, then share your own fond memories of Garner and his work in the comments.

Sally Field:

“My heart just broke. There are few people on this planet I have adored as much as Jimmy Garner. I cherish every moment I spent with him and relive them over and over in my head. He was a diamond.”

James Woods:

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Carole King:

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Garret Dillahunt:

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Pat Sajak:

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Jonathan Frakes:

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Montel Williams:

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Emma Caulfield:

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Gary Sinise:

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Stephen Fry:

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Marlee Matlin:

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Olivia Munn:

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Illeana Douglas:

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Gale Ann Hurd:

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Grant Gustin:

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Joe Carnahan:

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Bruce Campbell:

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Kevin Zegers:

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Melissa Joan Hart:

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Martha Plimpton:

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Ron Howard:

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Carter Bays:

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Richard Roeper:

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Tom Selleck:

“Jim was a mentor to me and a friend, and I will miss him.”

(Two-time Indy 500 winner) Parnell Jones:

“Garner was “a hell of a driver. He truly was a 'man's man.' Jim was a friend, and when he came to Indianapolis as a spectator and pace car driver we obviously welcomed him with open arms.”

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