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Jay Garner (I) (1929–2011)

A veteran character actor of stage and screen, James H. Garner, Jr. arrived on Broadway in 1969 only to find another James Garner already working. He changed his name to Jay Garner and in 1971 replaced Howard Da Silva in the Broadway production of "1776." He played in regional theaters around the country until the late 1990s. Garner worked in ... See full bio »

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Known For

Pennies from Heaven The Banker
(1981)
(1982)
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Admiral Efram Asimov
(1981)
(1972)

Filmography

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 1990 All My Children (TV Series)
Virgil Mason
- Episode #1.5198 (1990) ... Virgil Mason
- Episode #1.5193 (1990) ... Virgil Mason
- Episode #1.5189 (1990) ... Virgil Mason
- Episode #1.5188 (1990) ... Virgil Mason
- Episode #1.5187 (1990) ... Virgil Mason
 1982-1983 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
George Cousins
- Episode #1.8134 (1983) ... George Cousins
- Episode #1.8132 (1983) ... George Cousins (credit only)
- Episode #1.8131 (1983) ... George Cousins
- Episode #1.8127 (1983) ... George Cousins
- Episode #1.8126 (1983) ... George Cousins
 1982 Texas (TV Series)
Cyrus Blanchard
- Episode #1.600 (1982) ... Cyrus Blanchard
- Episode #1.598 (1982) ... Cyrus Blanchard
- Episode #1.597 (1982) ... Cyrus Blanchard
- Episode #1.568 (1982) ... Cyrus Blanchard (credit only)
- Episode #1.564 (1982) ... Cyrus Blanchard
 1982 Hanky Panky
Buck
 1982 Mae West (TV Movie)
Archie Mayo
 1982 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Corporate Executive
- Working (1982) ... Corporate Executive
 1982 Three's Company (TV Series)
Jason Defarge
- Critic's Choice (1982) ... Jason Defarge
 1982 Lewis & Clark (TV Series)
- Oil! (1982)
 1981 Pennies from Heaven
The Banker
 1981 The Dukes of Hazzard (TV Series)
Harvey Dunsmore
- Trouble at Cooter's (1981) ... Harvey Dunsmore
 1981 It's a Living (TV Series)
Andrew Foley
- The Wedding (1981) ... Andrew Foley
 1980-1981 Flo (TV Series)
Mr. Hufnagle
- No Men's Land (1981) ... Mr. Hufnagle
- Deserted Islands (1980) ... Mr. Hufnagle
 1981 Soap (TV Series)
Gene
- Episode #4.16 (1981) ... Gene
- Episode #4.15 (1981) ... Gene
 1981 Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (TV Series)
Admiral Efram Asimov
- The Dorian Secret (1981) ... Admiral Efram Asimov
- Testimony of a Traitor (1981) ... Admiral Efram Asimov
- The Hand of the Goral (1981) ... Admiral Efram Asimov
- Shgoratchx! (1981) ... Admiral Efram Asimov
- The Satyr (1981) ... Admiral Efram Asimov
 1980 F.D.R.: The Last Year (TV Movie)
 1979 The Doctors (TV Series)
Frank Warsaw
- Episode #1.4280 (1979) ... Frank Warsaw
 1972 Silent Night, Bloody Night
Dr. Robinson
 1972 Between Time and Timbuktu (TV Movie)
President Rosewater
 1971 Great Performances (TV Series)
May
- Paradise Lost (1971) ... May
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Garner's trademark stage role is Benjamin Franklin in 1776. He replaced Howard da Silva during the original Broadway run and has returned to the part numerous times over the past three decades. See more »

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