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Actor, James Coburn, was born James Harrison Coburn Jr. on Aug 31, 1928 in Laurel, NE. Coburn died at the age of 74 on Nov 18, 2002 in Beverly Hills, CA and was laid to rest in Westwood Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles, CA.



James Coburn was nominated for one Academy Award, winning for Best Supporting Actor for Affliction (as Glen Whitehouse) in 1998.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1998Best Supporting ActorAffliction (1998)Glen WhitehouseWon

He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

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By Rick29 on Sep 22, 2014 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

It's somewhat of a backhanded compliment to call Our Man Flint the "best James Bond spoof." It is that, but it's also a very clever secret agent film in its own right. Unlike the broadly comedic Austin Powers films or Get Smart, Our Man Flint replicates the elements of a 007 outing and exaggerates t... Read full article

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James Coburn Quotes:

Maj. Amos Dundee: Lieutenant Brannin didn't trust Riago, right Ryan?
Tim Ryan: Yes, sir.
Maj. Amos Dundee: I'm afraid I go along with that, Sam.
Samuel Potts: Well, you go along with Lieutenant Brannin. But you'll have to go along without me.

Derek Flint: 35-14-82, 76-14-29, 72-42-41...
Cab Driver: [speaking Italian] Lottery, Eh? You have a system?
Derek Flint: [speaking Italian] Yes... Infallible! It is a mathematical progression of... 40... 23... 38... It is based on...
Cab Driver: [speaking Italian] I can imagine what it's based on.

Derek Flint: [showing off his gadget disguised as a cigarette lighter] This has 82 different functions - 83 if you want to light a cigar.

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James Coburn Facts
He has two children - James H. Coburn IV (b. 1961, a sound mixer) and Lisa (b. 1957, a web site designer).

In 1979 he started suffering from severe rheumatoid arthritis which at times left him debilitated. In 1998 a holistic healer started him on a dietary supplement, which resulted in a drastic improvement in his condition.

Daughter Lisa was web mistress for, the official website of Gene Simmons from the rock group KISS.

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