Can you pass this true or false quiz about James Garner?

By: H&I Staff     Posted: December 19, 2022, 10:30AM

Whether you refer to him as Bret Maverick or Jim Rockford, James Garner's success was decades-long. The actor and his brothers lived with relatives when their mother passed, but eventually reunited with their father. Garner had to deal with a few tough times during his childhood, including abuse from one of his stepmothers. 

Yet, despite his hardships, Garner became one of the most influential actors in Hollywood and promised himself he would be in control of his career.

How well do you know the Maverick and The Rockford Files actor? Can you pass this true or false quiz?

Good luck!

  1. James Garner's real name is James Bumgarner.
  2. He has a brother named Henry Garner.
  3. Garner was considered for a lead role in the Western series Cheyenne.
  4. He won an Emmy Award for his role as Jim Rockford in The Rockford Files.
  5. Warner Bros. fired the actor because they wanted someone else to play Bret Maverick.
  6. When he left Maverick, Garner thought his career was over.
  7. He married his wife, Lois, 14 days after they met.
  8. Garner didn't have a role in the 2004 romance-drama film The Notebook.
  9. Garner appeared on an episode of Gunsmoke.
  10. He received an Oscar nomination for his role in the 1985 film Murphy's Romance.
Can you pass this true or false quiz about James Garner?

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