I ran across this post in the Cartoon Cave by Pete Emslie. What a nice birthday greeting for Jim, huh? Not to mention that wonderful sketch! I have Pete's birthday page for Jim from last year on this blog, but you can just follow Pete's link below. Well worth a click!
Tuesday, April 7, 2009
Here's a guy I never get tired of sketching, and I've done quite a few of him over the years. As I've mentioned before, James Garner is my all-time favourite actor. Last year on his 80th birthday I wrote a more detailed tribute to the man, which can be found here. When I'm looking to just relax in front of the TV and put on an old series from my youth, nothing beats watching an episode of "The Rockford Files". Garner was just so great as Jim Rockford, the LA private detective who lived in a beat up mobile home permanently parked on the beach, never quite sure whether he'd get enough work to cover that month's expenses.
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