James Garner Dies at 86: Kaley Cuoco, Reese Witherspoon and More Pay Tribute
James Garner has passed away at the age of 86.
The actor, best known for his role on TV series Maverick and the Rockford Files and later in The Notebook, was pronounced dead in his Los Angeles home on Saturday.
Due to his long-lasting career in the industry which spanned well-over 60 years, Garner has a huge list of Hollywood co-stars he eventually came to call friends–Many of whom paid tribute to him today over social media.
Kaley Cuoco wrote:
I say this with a heavy broken heart.was an honor working beside u receiving ur bear hugs every day. ❤️ u Grampa Jim pic.twitter.com/twYRUG6w0B
— Kaley Cuoco Sweeting (@KaleyCuoco) July 20, 2014
Reese Witherspoon remembered him on Instagram, saying: “Very privileged to work with this incredibly talented actor early in my career. He will be loved and missed forever #JamesGarner.” John Stamos says Garner was, “The fucking coolest.”
James Garner falls under the heading of, “They don’t make em like they used to” You were the fucking coolest. R.I.P my friend. — John Stamos (@JohnStamos) July 20, 2014
Johnny Knoxville adds:
LeAnn Rimes shared an emotional Tweet:
My heart is broken this morning R.I.P. Jim Garner He was a dear friend His humor, laughter and sweet soul will be forever missed #loveyoujim
— LeAnn Rimes Cibrian (@leannrimes) July 20, 2014