Matlock Cast List

Updated June 14, 2019 118.4k views 17 items

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.

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Alice Hirson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Matlock Cast List
Matlock, The Edge of Night, When the Whistle Blows
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 ...more
Ally Walker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Matlock Cast List
Sons of Anarchy, Profiler, Sleeper Cell
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 ...more
Andy Griffith is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Matlock Cast List
The Andy Griffith Show, Matlock, Frosty's Winter Wonderland
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 ...more
Brynn Thayer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Matlock Cast List
Matlock, Island Son, Pensacola: Wings of Gold
Brynn Thayer (born October 4, 1949) is an American actress, known for her roles on television.
Clarence Gilyard is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Matlock Cast List
Clarence Gilyard Walker, Texas Ranger, Matlock
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 ...more
Daniel Roebuck is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Matlock Cast List
Matlock, Nash Bridges, Woke Up Dead
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 ...more
Julie Sommars is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Matlock Cast List
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 ...more
Kene Holliday is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Matlock Cast List
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 ...more
David Froman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Matlock Cast List
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 ...more
Linda Purl is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Matlock Cast List
Happy Days, Matlock, Port Charles
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 ...more
Nancy Stafford is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Matlock Cast List
Matlock, The Doctors, Sidekicks
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, ...more
Dick Van Dyke is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Matlock Cast List
The Dick Van Dyke Show, Diagnosis: Murder, The Phil Silvers Show
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
Kari Lizer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Matlock Cast List
Matlock, The Van Dyke Show, Sunday Dinner
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
Don Knotts is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Matlock Cast List
The Andy Griffith Show, Three's Company, Fantasy Island
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 ...more
Larenz Tate is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Matlock Cast List
Rescue Me, Love Monkey, The Royal Family
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
Peri Gilpin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Matlock Cast List
Frasier, Justice League, Hot in Cleveland
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 ...more
Vivica A. Fox is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Matlock Cast List
Scooby-Doo! Mystery, Inc., Missing
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