"The Caine Mutiny Court Martial" National touring company, portrayed the role of Lt. Stephen Maryk, with Charles Laughton
(who directed the Broadway production) taking over the role of Lt. Commander Philip Francis Queeg.
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[on his conflicts with Warner Brothers, in relation to his contractual obligations to the television series Maverick
(1957)] They really stuck it to me. I was young and dumb. I said a couple things about being under contract that they didn't like, like that I felt like a ham in a smokehouse. They were waiting to get back at me by laying me off. We went to court and got out of my contract. I ...
In 2008, he was planning to come out of retirement from on camera roles when he was cast in NCIS
(2003), but having a stroke soon after being cast, prevented him from doing it. The role was ultimately given to Ralph Waite
, who was also born in 1928, but whose health was holding up rather better at that time. In the end, Waite passed away five months before Garner.
His voice was heard at the beginning of every episode of The Rockford Files
(1974) on the outgoing message for Jim Rockford's answering machine.