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was a pall bearer at the funeral of Bruce Lee

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.

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

Appears on the cover of Paul McCartney`s 1973 album "Band on the Run".

He co-wrote two songs with Lynsey De Paul, "Melancholy Melon" and "Losin` the Blues for You" that appeared on her album "Tigers and Fireflies".

Daughter Lisa is currently webmaster for genesimmons.com, the official website of Gene Simmons from the rock group KISS.

At the time of his death, he was at home listening to music and playing his flute.

Appeared with Steve McQueen and Charles Bronson in two films, both of which were directed by John Sturges: The Magnificent Seven (1960) and The Great Escape (1963).

College friend of his The Magnificent Seven (1960) co-star Robert Vaughn.

Was a big fan of Shichinin no samurai (1954). His favorite character in that film eventually became the character he ended up playing in The Magnificent Seven (1960).

Despite being one of the stars, he had only eleven lines in The Magnificent Seven (1960).

He once played the gong on "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" (1962).

For a time he did ads for "Schlitz" beer. Later after the contract was finished he admitted on a talk show that he never liked the taste of the beer.

Was the original choice for the role of Hannibal Smith in "The A-Team" (1983), a role which later went to George Peppard.

During the 1960s he was often compared with Lee Marvin.

Was a pallbearer at the funeral of his friend (and his martial arts instructor) Bruce Lee. (imdb.com)

Despite being one of the stars, he had only eleven lines in The Magnificent Seven (1960). (imdb.com)

Was the original choice for the role of Hannibal Smith in "The A-Team" (1983), a role which later went to George Peppard. (imdb.com)

He co-wrote two songs with Lynsey De Paul, "Melancholy Melon" and "Losin' the Blues for You" that appeared on her album "Tigers and Fireflies". (imdb.com)

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

He had a relationship with Lynsey De Paul. (imdb.com)

College friend of his The Magnificent Seven (1960) co-star Robert Vaughn. (imdb.com)

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. (imdb.com)

He once played the gong on "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" (1962). (imdb.com)

Was a big fan of Shichinin no samurai (1954). His favorite character in that film eventually became the character he ended up playing in The Magnificent Seven (1960). (imdb.com)

Appeared with Steve McQueen and Charles Bronson in two films, both of which were directed by John Sturges: The Magnificent Seven (1960) and The Great Escape (1963). (imdb.com)

At the time of his death, he was at home listening to music and playing his flute. (imdb.com)

Appears on the cover of Paul McCartney's 1973 album "Band on the Run". (imdb.com)

Daughter Lisa is currently webmaster for genesimmons.com, the official website of Gene Simmons from the rock group KISS. (imdb.com)

For a time he did ads for "Schlitz" beer. Later after the contract was finished he admitted on a talk show that he never liked the taste of the beer. (imdb.com)


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