July 20, 2014 8:17 am

Canadian comic Norm MacDonald recalls poker game with James Garner

Norm MacDonald, pictured in 2011.

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TORONTO — Among the stars remembering actor James Garner, who died Saturday night at 86, is Canadian comedian Norm MacDonald.

In a series of tweets, the Quebec-born comic shared details about a memorable poker game with Garner, Louis Gossett Jr., Fred Travalena, Anthony Dennison and Nicolette Sheridan. The game was hosted by a man named Norby Walters, MacDonald explained.

Earlier, MacDonald used his Twitter to share memories of working with Elaine Stritch and Dave Chappelle in Vancouver on the movie Screwed.

Stritch died July 17 at 89.

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