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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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  • 1
    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 series...  more
  • 2
    Andrew Lewis Prine (born February 14, 1936) is an American film, stage, and television actor....  more
  • 3
    Gunsmoke, Evening Shade
    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 (1962–1965),...  more
  • 4
    Gunsmoke, Centennial
    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. Weaver's...  more
  • 5
    White Mama, Little Gloria... Happy at Last
    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 the greatest...  more
  • 6
    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 Universal...  more
  • 7
    Gunsmoke, How the West Was Won
    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. Arness has...  more
  • 8
    Gunsmoke, Ripcord
    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. Although he...  more
  • 9
    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....  more
  • 10
    Gunsmoke
    Roger Ewing (born January 12, 1942) is a former actor originally from Los Angeles, California....  more
  • 11
    The Brady Bunch, Another World
    Christopher Anton Knight (born November 7, 1957) is an American actor and businessman. He is best known for playing Peter Brady on the 1970s series The Brady Bunch. He has since gone on to become a...  more
  • 12
    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
  • 13
    The Young and the Restless, The Rat Patrol
    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, as Hans...  more
  • 14
    Green Acres, Hong Kong Phooey
    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....  more
  • 15
    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
  • 16
    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
  • 17
    The Addams Family, The Amazing Chan and the Chan Clan
    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 Golden Globe...  more
  • 18
    Producers' Showcase, Running Hollywood
    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 Medal...  more
  • 19
    Lost in Space, The Greatest American Hero
    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
  • 20
    Stargate, Elvis
    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 1960s, he...  more
  • 21
    The Six Million Dollar Man, The Big Valley
    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
  • 22
    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 the...  more
  • 23
    Mission: Impossible, Buffalo Bill
    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 including a...  more
  • 24
    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
  • 25
    McHale's Navy, The Lucy 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 and...  more