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Bonanza Cast List

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Bonanza cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the Bonanza main actors and actresses, so if they are an integral part of the show you'll find them below. You can various bits of trivia about these Bonanza stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from Bonanza focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on Bonanza that are on here as well.

Examples of items on this list include Ron Howard and Joan Van Ark

If you are wondering, "Who are the actors from Bonanza?" or "Who starred on Bonanza?" then this list will help you answer those questions.

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    Neil Oliver "Bing" Russell (May 5, 1926 – April 8, 2003) was an American actor and Class A minor-league baseball club owner. He was the father of Golden Globe Award-nominated actor Kurt Russell and...  more
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    Bonanza, The Restless Gun
    Bobby Dan Davis Blocker (December 10, 1928 – May 13, 1972) was an American television actor and Korean War veteran, who played Hoss Cartwright in the long-running NBC Western television series...  more
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    Bonanza, All My Children
    David Hoyt Canary (August 25, 1938 – November 16, 2015) was an American actor. Canary is best known for his role as ranch foreman Candy Canaday in the NBC Western drama Bonanza, and as Adam Chandler...  more
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    Bonanza, Roots
    Lorne Hyman Greene, (born February 12, 1915 – September 11, 1987) was a Canadian actor, radio personality and singer. His television roles include Ben Cartwright on the western Bonanza, and Commander...  more
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    Bonanza, Little House on the Prairie
    Michael Landon (born Eugene Maurice Orowitz; October 31, 1936 – July 1, 1991) was an American actor, writer, director, and producer. He is known for his roles as Little Joe Cartwright in Bonanza...  more
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    Lost in Space, Zorro
    Guy Williams may refer to: Sir Guy Williams (British Army officer) (1881–1959), British Army general during World War II Guy Williams (politician) (1907–1992), Canadian Senator and First Nations...  more
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    Knots Landing, McMillan & Wife
    Joan Van Ark (born June 16, 1943) is an American actress, known for her role as Valene Ewing on the primetime soap opera Knots Landing. A life member of The Actors Studio, she made her Broadway debut...  more
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    Bonanza, Trapper John
    Pernell Elven Roberts, Jr. (May 18, 1928 – January 24, 2010) was an American stage, film and television actor, as well as a singer. In addition to guest-starring in over 60 television series, he was...  more
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    Bonanza, Where's Raymond?
    Ray Elgin Teal (January 12, 1902 – April 2, 1976) was an American actor. His most famous role came on the television series Bonanza (1959–1972). He also appeared in several films such as Western...  more
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    Hart of Dixie, Bonanza
    Tim Matheson (born Timothy Lewis Matthieson; December 31, 1947) is an American actor and director. He is perhaps best known for his portrayals of the smooth-talking Eric "Otter" Stratton in the...  more
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    Victor Sen Yung (traditional Chinese: 揚森; simplified Chinese: 扬森; pinyin: Yáng Sēn; Jyutping: Joeng4 Sam1; October 18, 1915 – c. October 31, 1980), born Sen Yew Cheung, was an American character...  more
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    Mitchel L Vogel (born January 17, 1956) is an American former child actor. Having begun his professional acting career at age ten, Vogel is widely known for his role as the red-headed orphan, Jamie...  more
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    Bonanza, The New Land
    Lou Frizzell was an actor....  more
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    Bonanza, Perry Mason
    Christine Lamson White was an American actress, most noted for her role in the television show Twilight Zone episode "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet"....  more
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    Arrested Development, Happy Days
    Ronald William Howard (born March 1, 1954) is an American filmmaker and actor. Howard first came to prominence as a child actor, guest starring in several television series, most notably in an...  more
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    Roots, My Little Pony
    Sandra Kay "Sandy" Duncan (born February 20, 1946) is an American singer, dancer, comedian and actress of stage and television. She is known for her performances in the Broadway revival of Peter Pan...  more
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    Hart to Hart, McMillan & Wife
    Stefanie Powers (born Stefanie Zofya Paul; November 2, 1942) is an American actress best known for her role as Jennifer Hart in the American mystery series Hart to Hart, with Robert Wagner, which...  more
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    The Bob Newhart Show, G.I. Joe: Sigma 6
    Suzanne Pleshette (January 31, 1937 – January 19, 2008) was an American actress and voice actress. Pleshette started her career in the theatre and began appearing in films in the late 1950s and later...  more
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    The Life of Riley, Supertrain
    Zsa Zsa Gabor ( ZHAH-zhah GAH-bor, -⁠ gə-BOR, Hungarian: [ˈʒɒʒɒ ˈɡaːbor]; born Sári Gábor [ˈʃaːri ˈɡaːbor]; February 6, 1917 – December 18, 2016) was a Hungarian-American actress and socialite. Her...  more