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Gunsmoke Cast List

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Gunsmoke cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the Gunsmoke 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 Gunsmoke stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from Gunsmoke focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on Gunsmoke that are on here as well.

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Amanda Blake is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Gunsmoke Cast List
Gunsmoke, The Edge of Night
Amanda Blake (February 20, 1929 – August 16, 1989) was an American actress best known for the role of the red-haired saloon proprietress "Miss Kitty Russell" on the western television ...more
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Andrew Prine is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Gunsmoke Cast List
V, V, V: The Final Battle
Andrew Lewis Prine (born February 14, 1936) is an American film, stage, and television actor.
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Burt Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Gunsmoke Cast List
Gunsmoke, Evening Shade, Win
Burton Leon Reynolds Jr. (February 11, 1936 – September 6, 2018) was an American actor, director and producer. He first rose to prominence starring in television series such as Gunsmoke ...more
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Dennis Weaver is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Gunsmoke Cast List
Gunsmoke, Centennial, McCloud
William Dennis Weaver (June 4, 1924 – February 24, 2006) was an American actor best known for his work in television and films from the early 1950s until not long before his death in 2006. ...more
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Bette Davis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Gunsmoke Cast List
White Mama, Little Gloria... Happy at Last, Strangers: The Story of a Mother and Daughter
Ruth Elizabeth "Bette" Davis (; April 5, 1908 – October 6, 1989) was an American actress of film, television, and theater. With a career spanning 60 years, she is regarded as one of ...more
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Glenn Strange is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Gunsmoke Cast List
Gunsmoke, Judge Roy Bean
George Glenn Strange (August 16, 1899 – September 20, 1973) was an American actor who mostly appeared in Western films. He is best remembered for playing Frankenstein's monster in three ...more
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James Arness is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Gunsmoke Cast List
Gunsmoke, How the West Was Won, McClain's Law
James Arness (born James King Aurness, May 26, 1923 – June 3, 2011) was an American actor, best known for portraying Marshal Matt Dillon for 20 years in the CBS television series Gunsmoke. ...more
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Ken Curtis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Gunsmoke Cast List
Gunsmoke, Ripcord, The Yellow Rose
Ken Curtis (born Curtis Wain Gates, July 2, 1916 – April 28, 1991) was an American singer and actor best known for his role as Festus Haggin on the CBS western television series Gunsmoke. ...more
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Milburn Stone is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Gunsmoke Cast List
Gunsmoke
Hugh Milburn Stone (July 5, 1904 – June 12, 1980) was an American actor, best known for his role as "Doc" (Dr. Galen Adams) on the CBS Western series Gunsmoke.
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Roger Ewing is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Gunsmoke Cast List
Gunsmoke
Roger Ewing (born January 12, 1942) is a former actor originally from Los Angeles, California.
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Christopher Knight is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Gunsmoke Cast List
The Brady Bunch, Another World, The Brady Kids
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Buck Taylor is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Gunsmoke Cast List
Gunsmoke, The Monroes
Walter Clarence Taylor, III (born May 13, 1938), known as Buck Taylor, is an American actor best known for his role as gunsmith-turned-deputy Newly O'Brien in 174 episodes during the last eight ...more
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Eric Braeden is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Gunsmoke Cast List
The Young and the Restless, The Rat Patrol, Lucky Chances
Eric Braeden (born Hans-Jörg Gudegast; April 3, 1941) is a German-born American film and television actor, known for his roles as Victor Newman on the soap opera The Young and the Restless, ...more
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Fran Ryan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Gunsmoke Cast List
Green Acres, Hong Kong Phooey, Mister T
Fran Mary Ryan (November 29, 1916 – January 15, 2000) was an American character actress featured in television and films. She was born in Los Angeles, California.
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Hank Patterson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Gunsmoke Cast List
Green Acres, The New Adventures of Spin and Marty
Hank Patterson (born Elmer Calvin Patterson; October 9, 1888 – August 23, 1975) was an American actor and musician. He is known foremost for playing two recurring characters on three television ...more
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Joan Van Ark is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Gunsmoke Cast List
Knots Landing, McMillan & Wife, Thundarr the Barbarian
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 ...more
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Jodie Foster is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Gunsmoke Cast List
The Addams Family, The Amazing Chan and the Chan Clan, The Roman Holidays
Alicia Christian "Jodie" Foster (born November 19, 1962) is an American actress, director, and producer. She has received two Academy Awards, three British Academy Film Awards, two ...more
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John Wayne is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Gunsmoke Cast List
Producers' Showcase, Running Hollywood, Casablanca (1955)
Marion Mitchell Morrison (born Marion Robert Morrison; May 26, 1907 – June 11, 1979), known professionally as John Wayne and nicknamed Duke, was an American actor, filmmaker, and Presidential ...more
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June Lockhart is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Gunsmoke Cast List
June Lockhart Lost in Space, The Greatest American Hero, Petticoat Junction
June Lockhart (born June 25, 1925) is an American actress, primarily in 1950s and 1960s television, also with performances on stage and in film. On two television series she played mother roles, ...more
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Kurt Russell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Gunsmoke Cast List
Stargate, Elvis, Hec Ramsey
Kurt Vogel Russell (born March 17, 1951) is an American actor. He began acting on television at the age of 12 in the western series The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (1963–1964). In the late ...more
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Lee Majors is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Gunsmoke Cast List
The Six Million Dollar Man, The Big Valley, The Fall Guy
Lee Majors (born Harvey Lee Yeary; April 23, 1939) is an American film, television and voice actor. Majors is best known for portraying the characters of Heath Barkley in the American television ...more
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Lee Van Cleef is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Gunsmoke Cast List
Schlitz Playhouse of Stars, The Master
Clarence Leroy Van Cleef Jr. (January 9, 1925 – December 16, 1989), was an American actor best known for his roles in Spaghetti Westerns such as For A Few Dollars More and The Good, the Bad and ...more
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Martin Landau is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Gunsmoke Cast List
Mission: Impossible, Buffalo Bill, Space: 1999
Martin James Landau (; June 20, 1928 – July 15, 2017) was an American actor, acting coach, producer, and editorial cartoonist. His career began in the 1950s, with early film appearances ...more
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Ron Howard is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Gunsmoke Cast List
Arrested Development, Happy Days, The Andy Griffith Show
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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Roy Roberts is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Gunsmoke Cast List
McHale's Navy, The Lucy Show, The Gale Storm Show
Roy Roberts (born Roy Barnes Jones, March 19, 1906 – May 28, 1975) was an American character actor. Over his more than 40-year career, he appeared in more than nine hundred productions on stage ...more