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

List Criteria: Vote up and add all of your favorite Western movie stars of all time.

All the greatest Western movie stars of television and film in one list of the best cowboy actors. 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 famous old cowboys brings together the best of the genre in one Western stars list.

Who were the greatest Western movie stars? Who are the classic cowboys (and cowgirls) in Westerns? 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 him or her.
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    the people's #1 & added by mch418 Died at 72 (1907-1979)

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    most listed age 85

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Died at 50 (1930-1980)

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    Died at 88 (1923-2011)

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Died at 71 (1921-1992)

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    added by PeteBoyle Died at 63 (1924-1987)

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    added by PeteBoyle Died at 64 (1925-1989)

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    added by PeteBoyle Died at 82 (1921-2003)

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    added by mch418 Died at 89 (1908-1997)

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    Died at 64 (1917-1981)

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    Died at 86 (1928-2014)

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    Died at 83 (1920-2003)

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    added by PeteBoyle age 84

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    ranked low on reranks & added by RodneyBlair Died at 60 (1901-1961)

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    often listed & added by PeteBoyle Died at 74 (1928-2002)

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    added by PeteBoyle Died at 77 (1905-1982)

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    added by RodneyBlair Died at 78 (1918-1996)

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    ranked low on reranks & added by RodneyBlair Died at 89 (1898-1987)

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    Died at 87 (1911-1998)

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    added by PeteBoyle Died at 99 (1915-2014)

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    Died at 72 (1915-1987)

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    Died at 44 (1928-1972)

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    ranked low on reranks & added by mch418 Died at 80 (1894-1974)

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    ranked low on reranks age 71

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    Died at 55 (1936-1991)

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    added by RodneyBlair Died at 83 (1907-1990)

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    added by mch418 Died at 84 (1885-1969)

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    Died at 80 (1917-1997)

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks age 82

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks age 80

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    added by RodneyBlair Died at 57 (1903-1960)

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    age 70

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    added by mch418 Died at 78 (1917-1995)

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    Burt Lancaster

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    added by PeteBoyle age 60

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    added by PeteBoyle Died at 65 (1920-1985)

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    often listed Died at 82 (1928-2010)

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    added by RodneyBlair Died at 63 (1918-1981)

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    added by IrinaGinger79 Died at 90 (1916-2006)

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    added by RodneyBlair Died at 85 (1905-1990)

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    Died at 87 (1919-2006)

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    age 81

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    Died at 60 (1935-1995)

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    Died at 84 (1907-1991)

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    age 76

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    Died at 65 (1911-1976)

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    Died at 37 (1931-1968)

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    Died at 90 (1919-2009)

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    Died at 83 (1929-2012)

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