Canadian comic Norm MacDonald recalls poker game with James Garner

Norm MacDonald, pictured in 2011. Ethan Miller / Getty Images

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.

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Stritch died July 17 at 89.

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