That was over 56 years ago in 1963.
In 2014 he died aged 86, starring in 78 films in his career, 62 since The Great Escape was released.
In The Great Escape, I think James Garner looks:
The Great Escape scores 7.9 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.
Find DVDs, posters and memorabilia about The Great Escape on Amazon.