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Matlock Cast List

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

This list is made up of different items, including Vivica A. Fox and Don Knotts

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

In most cases you can click on the names of these popular Matlock actors and actresses to find out more information about them. If you're looking for a particular Matlock actor or actress, then type their name into the "search" bar to find them directly.
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    Matlock, The Edge of Night
    Alice Hirson (born March 10, 1929) is an American actress best known for her roles on television. She began her career on stage, before roles on the daytime soap operas. She is best known for her  ...more
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    Sons of Anarchy, Profiler
    Allene Damian "Ally" Walker (born August 25, 1961) is an American actress. She made her television debut in the NBC daytime soap opera, Santa Barbara (1988), before landing the leading roles on the  ...more
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    The Andy Griffith Show, Matlock
    Andy Samuel Griffith (June 1, 1926 – July 3, 2012) was an American actor, comedian, television producer, Southern Gospel singer, and writer whose career spanned seven decades in music and television.  ...more
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    Matlock, Island Son
    Brynn Thayer (born October 4, 1949) is an American actress, known for her roles on television.  ...more
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    Walker, Texas Ranger
    Clarence Alfred Gilyard Jr. (born December 24, 1955) is an American actor, college professor, and author who has been featured in movies, television and regional theatre since 1980. He is sometimes  ...more
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    Matlock, Nash Bridges
    Daniel Randall James Roebuck (born March 4, 1963) is an American character actor of television, film, and theatre. His best known roles include Deputy Marshal Robert Biggs in The Fugitive and its  ...more
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    Matlock, The Governor & J.J.
    Juliana Edith "Julie" Sommars (born April 15, 1942) is an American actress. She won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy for her role in The Governor & J.J. in  ...more
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    Matlock, Carter Country
    Kenneth Earl "Kene" Holliday (born June 25, 1949) is an American actor of stage, film, and television. He is known for his role as Ben Matlock's original private investigator, Tyler Hudson on  ...more
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    The Edge of Night
    David Wesley Froman (December 31, 1938 – February 8, 2010) was an American actor, born in Miami, Oklahoma. His parents were Guy and Gertrude (Helm) Froman. He taught for many years at Northeastern  ...more
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    Happy Days, Matlock
    Linda Purl (born September 2, 1955) is an American actress and singer, known for her roles as Sheila Munroe in the 1982 horror film Visiting Hours, Pam Beesley's mother Helene in The Office, and Ben  ...more
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    Matlock, The Doctors
    Nancy Elizabeth Stafford (born June 5, 1954) is an American actress, speaker and author, known for her roles on television. She came to prominence in the 1980s as Michelle Thomas, law partner, on  ...more
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    The Dick Van Dyke Show, Diagnosis: Murder
    Richard Wayne Van Dyke (born December 13, 1925) is an American actor, comedian, singer, and dancer, whose entertainment career has spanned seven decades. He first gained recognition on radio and  ...more
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    Matlock, The Van Dyke Show
    Kari Lizer (born August 26, 1961) is an American actress, writer, and producer. She was the creator and executive producer of the CBS sitcom The New Adventures of Old Christine. In May 2010, CBS  ...more
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    The Andy Griffith Show, Three's Company
    Jesse Donald Knotts (July 21, 1924 – February 24, 2006) was an American actor and comedian, best known for his role as Deputy Sheriff Barney Fife on The Andy Griffith Show, a 1960s sitcom for which  ...more
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    Rescue Me, Love Monkey
    Larenz Tate (born September 8, 1975) is an American film and television actor. Tate is best known for his roles as Peter Waters in Crash and as O-Dog in the 1993 teen hood drama film, Menace II  ...more
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    Frasier, Justice League
    Peri Gilpin (born Peri Kay Oldham; May 27, 1961) is an American actress. She portrayed Roz Doyle in the U.S. television series Frasier, and Kim Keeler in the ABC Family television drama Make It or  ...more
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    Scooby-Doo! Mystery, Inc.
    Vivica Anjanetta Fox (born July 30, 1964) is an American actress, producer and television host. Fox began her career with roles on the daytime television soap operas Days of Our Lives (1988) and  ...more