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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 was an American actress best known for the role of the red-haired saloon proprietress "Miss Kitty Russell" on the television western Gunsmoke. She and her third husband ...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 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. was an American actor, director and producer. He first rose to prominence starring in television series such as Gunsmoke and Dan August. His breakout film role was as ...more
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Dennis Weaver is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Gunsmoke Cast List
Gunsmoke, Centennial, McCloud
William Dennis Weaver was an American actor who was best known for his work in television. Weaver's two most notable roles were as Marshal Matt Dillon's trusty helper Chester Goode on the ...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 Davis, known as Bette Davis, was an American actress of film, television and theater. Regarded as one of the greatest actors in cinema history, she was noted for her willingness ...more
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Glenn Strange is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Gunsmoke Cast List
Gunsmoke, Judge Roy Bean
Glenn Strange was an American actor who mostly appeared in Western films. He is best remembered for playing Frankenstein's monster in three Universal films during the 1940s and for his role as ...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 King Arness was an American actor, best known for portraying Marshal Matt Dillon in the television series Gunsmoke for 20 years. Arness has the distinction of having played the role of ...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 was an American singer and actor best known for his role as Festus Haggen on the long-running CBS western television series Gunsmoke. Although he appeared on Gunsmoke in other roles ...more
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Milburn Stone is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Gunsmoke Cast List
Gunsmoke
Hugh Milburn Stone, sometimes known as Milly Stone, was an American film and television actor best known as "Doc" on the long-running CBS western series Gunsmoke.
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Roger Ewing is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Gunsmoke Cast List
Gunsmoke
Roger Ewing 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
Christopher Anton Knight is an American actor best known for playing Peter Brady on the 1970s series, The Brady Bunch. He has since gone on to become a successful businessman and enjoyed a ...more
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Buck Taylor is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Gunsmoke Cast List
Gunsmoke, The Monroes
Walter Clarence "Buck" Taylor, III is an American actor best known for his role as gunsmith-turned-deputy Newly O'Brien in 174 episodes during the last eight seasons of CBS's Gunsmoke ...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 is a German-American film and television actor, best known for his role as Victor Newman on the soap opera The Young and the Restless, as Hans Dietrich in the 1960s TV series The ...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
Frances Mary "Fran" Ryan 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 was an American actor and musician. He is most known for playing stableman Hank Miller on Gunsmoke and Fred Ziffel on Petticoat Junction and Green Acres.
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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 is an American actress, most notable for her role as Valene Ewing in the primetime soap opera Knots Landing. A life member of The Actors Studio, she has also received a Theatre ...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 Foster, known professionally as Jodie Foster, is an American actress, film director, and producer. Foster began acting in commercials at the age of three, and her first ...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, better known by his stage name John Wayne, was an American film actor, director, and producer. An Academy Award-winner, Wayne was among the top box office draws for ...more
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June Lockhart is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Gunsmoke Cast List
Lost in Space, The Greatest American Hero, Petticoat Junction
June Lockhart is an American actress, primarily in 1950s and 1960s television, but with memorable performances on stage and in film too. She is remembered as the mother in two TV series, Lassie ...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 is an American actor. His first roles were as a child in television series, including a lead role in the Western series The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters. In the late 1960s, he ...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 is an American television, film and voice actor, best known for his roles as Heath Barkley in the TV series The Big Valley, as Colonel Steve Austin in The Six Million Dollar Man and ...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 "Lee" Van Cleef, Jr., was an American film actor who appeared mostly in Westerns and action pictures. His sharp features and piercing eyes led to his being cast as a ...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 Landau is an American film and television actor. His career started in the 1950s, with early film appearances including a supporting role in Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest. He ...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 "Ron" Howard is an American film director, producer and actor. He came to prominence playing Opie Taylor in the sitcom The Andy Griffith Show for eight years, and later ...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 was an American character actor. Over his more than 40-year career, he appeared in more than nine hundred productions on stage and screen.