Lois Clarke is a well-known celebrity wife in the United States. James Garner‘s late wife, Lois Clarke, was a famous actress and producer.



Lois Clarke was born in 1927 in Los Angeles, California, United States of America (USA), whose birth name is Lois Josephine Fleishman Clarke. Aside from that, little is known about her zodiac sign, educational background, parents, siblings, or other family members. Similarly, Lois was a Jew.

It is notable that despite being 94 years old, she is still alive today. 


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Full NameLois Josephine Fleishman Clarke
Date of Birth1927
Birth PlaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America (USA)
Age94 years
Father's NameN/A
Mother's NameN/A
OccupationActress and producer
Body MeasurementN/A
Hair ColorN/A
Eyes ColorN/A
Relationship StatusMarried
Spouse(s)/Partner(s)James Garner
ChildrenTwo (daughters Gigi and Kim)
Net worthN/A


Married Life

Lois Clarke is a widow now after being married to James Garner for a long time. Her marriage to James Garner lasted until he died in 2014. In the year 1956, the lovers met at a party and fell in love. The pair married 14 days later, on August 17, 1956. 

Lois’s daughter from a previous marriage, Kim, was seven years old when the couple married. At the time, Lois’s daughter was recovering from polio. Greta “Gigi” Garner, the couple’s daughter, was born to them. Lois’s daughter, Gigi, was 18 years old at the interview in March 1976, and Kim was 27 years old.


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Then, for three months in 1970, James and Lois lived separately. James stayed separately from her again in late 1979, dividing his time between Canada and “a rented house in the Valley.” In September 1981, the couple moved back in together.

For the rest of James’ life, they were together. Accordingly, the separations were not due to marital issues but rather because James required time alone to recover from acting stress. Lois’s husband died just a few weeks before their 58th wedding anniversary.


Details about her late husband

In addition, Lois’s late husband is from Norman, Oklahoma. James Scott Bumgarner was born on April 7, 1928, and his full name is James Scott Bumgarner. Similarly, Lois Clarke’s husband was nominated for an Oscar for Murphy’s Romance and won a Golden Globe for his performance in Decoration Day.

Lois Garner’s husband, James Garner, died on July 19, 2014, at 86. Since his stroke in 2008, Lois’s husband had been in poor health. James Garner died of a heart attack caused by coronary artery disease at the time of his death.


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Lois Clarke is well-known as James Garner’s celebrity wife. James Garner was a famous actor and producer in the United States. Over more than five decades, Lois’s husband appeared in several television shows. Prominent roles include Bret Maverick in the 1950s Western series Maverick and Jim Rockford in the 1970s private detective show The Rockford Files, to name a few.

Similarly, Lois’s husband has appeared in over 50 theatrical films as a leading man. One of them is The Great Escape, which James co-wrote with Steve McQueen in 1963. Others include Paddy Chayefsky’s The Americanization of Emily, which he co-wrote with Julie Andrews in 1964, Grand Prix, which he co-wrote with Toshiro Mifune in 1966, and Blake Edwards’ Victor/Victoria, which he co-wrote with Julie Andrews in 1982.


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Lois’s husband was nominated for an Academy Award for his performance in Murphy’s Romance. In addition, James Garner’s career and success lasted another decade. Space Cowboys, in which he collaborated with Clint Eastwood in 2000, and The Notebook, in which he co-starred with Gena Rowlands in 2004, are two of his most well-known films.


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Lois Clarke’s Net Worth

Lois Clarke has not revealed specifics about her career to the media, so her net worth is unknown to the public. On the other hand, her late husband, James Garner, had a net worth of about 20 million dollars at his death.


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