The Greatest Western Movie Stars People In Film
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The Greatest Western Movie Stars

All the greatest Western movie stars of television and film in one list of the best Western stars. Some of these top Western characters were featured in the greatest Western movies ever made, while others starred in classic TV series and mini-series. Whatever the medium, these are the best of the West(ern characters).

The TV Western series, a now almost dead genre of entertainment that was once all the rage, attracting some of the biggest stars in Hollywood to roles where a horse was the supporting actor. These stars were some of the biggest and brightest, not only on TV, but in films as well. From Clint Eastwood (perhaps the biggest Western star of all time) to Steve McQueen (a true outlaw through and through), this list of Western stars brings together the best of the genre in one Western stars list.

Who were the greatest Western movie stars? Who are the classic Western stars? It's time to vote and find out! Vote up your favorite Western TV and movie stars and vote down the ones you think should be run out of town. If your favorite Western movie star isn't on the list, make sure to add them to this list of the best Western stars.
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    most listed
    Clint Eastwood

    1930 More
    100
  2. 2
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    the people's #1
    John Wayne

    1907 More
    97
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  3. 3
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    1923 More
    84
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    1930 More
    82
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    1917 More
    76
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    1921 More
    76
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    1920 More
    75
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    1928 More
    74
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Clint Walker

    1927 More
    74
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    James Stewart

    1908 More
    74
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    James Coburn

    1928 More
    72
    added by: PeteBoyle
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    1921 More
    72
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    1924 More
    70
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    70
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    1925 More
    70
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    70
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    1911 More
    68
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    1898 More
    67
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Lorne Greene

    1915 More
    67
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    1931 More
    66
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  21. 21
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    1928 More
    65
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    1915 More
    64
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    Gary Cooper

    1901 More
    64
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    Michael Landon

    1936 More
    63
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    Robert Fuller

    1933 More
    62
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    1894 More
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    1885 More
    59
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    Robert Mitchum

    1917 More
    58
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    1903 More
    58
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    1928 More
    56
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    1907 More
    56
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    Robert Conrad

    1935 More
    55
  33. 33
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    1919 More
    55
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    Joel McCrea

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    55
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    1935 More
    54
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    Down 34
    1907 More
    53
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    1934 More
    52
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    1931 More
    51
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    1939 More
    51
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    1929 More
    50
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    1911 More
    50
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    1928 More
    50
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    Ernest Borgnine

    1917 More
    49
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Gene Barry

    1919 More
    48
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    1918 More
    47
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    1928 More
    47
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    1955 More
    47
    added by: PeteBoyle
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    1920 More
    46
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  49. 49
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    1917 More
    46
    added by: mch418
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Cameron Mitchell

    1918 More
    46
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