That was over 17 years ago in 2004.
In 2014 he died aged 86, starring in 78 films in his career, 4 since The Notebook was released.
In The Notebook, I think James Garner looks:
The Notebook scores 7.8 out of 10 on The Movie Database.
James Garner's first acting role was as 'Lt. Col. Joe Craven' in Toward the Unknown, released in 1956 when he was 28.