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
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    the people's #1
    John Wayne

    1907 More
    98
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    1923 More
    85
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    1930 More
    82
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    1917 More
    76
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    1921 More
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    1920 More
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    James Garner

    1928 More
    75
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    Clint Walker

    1927 More
    74
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    James Stewart

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    74
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    1921 More
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    James Coburn

    1928 More
    72
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    71
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    Lorne Greene

    1915 More
    67
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    1931 More
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    1928 More
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    Gary Cooper

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    1936 More
    63
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    Robert Fuller

    1933 More
    63
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    George "Gabby" Hayes

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    1903 More
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    1917 More
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    Pernell Roberts

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    57
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    Robert Conrad

    1935 More
    56
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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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    1934 More
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    1939 More
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    1929 More
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    Ernest Borgnine

    1917 More
    49
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    Gene Barry

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    48
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    1955 More
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