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James Garner on Acting

  • Aired: 07/25/2014
  • 02:06
  • Rating: NR
James Garner, star of TV series "The Rockford Files" and "Maverick" and of films including "Murphy's Romance" and "The Great Escape", died July 19 at age 86. Here, he talks to Charlie about his approach to acting -- or "reacting" -- in a 2002 interview.
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James Garner, who died July 19 at age 86, talked to Charlie about his craft in 2002.
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