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The Waltons Cast List

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

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Andrew Duggan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Waltons Cast List
Backstairs at the White House, Twelve O'Clock High, Once an Eagle
Andrew Duggan was an American character actor of both film and television.
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David W. Harper is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Waltons Cast List
The Waltons
David William Harper is an American actor. He began his acting career in The Waltons by appearing with his other TV brothers and sisters in The Homecoming; he then remained with the series, ...more
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Earl Hamner, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Waltons Cast List
The Waltons
Earl Henry Hamner Jr., is an American television writer and producer, best known for his work in the 1970s and 1980s on the long-running CBS series The Waltons and Falcon Crest. As a novelist, ...more
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Beulah Bondi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Waltons Cast List
Beulah Bondi was an American actress of stage, film and television. She began her acting career as a young child in theater, and after establishing herself as a stage actress, she reprised her ...more
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Ellen Corby is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Waltons Cast List
The Waltons, Please Don't Eat the Daisies, Mr. Terrific
Ellen Hansen Corby was an American actress. She is most widely remembered for the role of "Grandma Esther Walton" on the CBS television series The Waltons, for which she won three Emmy ...more
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Eric Scott is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Waltons Cast List
The Waltons
Eric Scott is an American actor whose most noted role is as Ben Walton, which he first played in the movie The Homecoming: A Christmas Story in 1971, and subsequently in the series The Waltons. ...more
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Joe Conley is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Waltons Cast List
The Waltons
Joe Conley was an American actor who played many small roles on television and is most remembered for his role as the storekeeper Ike Godsey on The Waltons.
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John Ritter is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Waltons Cast List
It, Three's Company, The Waltons
Jonathan Southworth "John" Ritter was an American actor, comedian, and voice-over artist. Ritter was best known for playing Jack Tripper on the hit ABC sitcom Three's Company, for ...more
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Jon Walmsley is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Waltons Cast List
The Waltons
Jon Walmsley is an American multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, actor and producer. Walmsley is a veteran of the stage and studio, having worked with many notable artists including Richard Marx, ...more
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Judy Norton Taylor is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Waltons Cast List
The Waltons
Judy Norton-Taylor is an American actress and theater director who is best known for her role as Mary Ellen Walton on The Waltons television series and subsequent Waltons TV movies.
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Edgar Bergen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Waltons Cast List
Who Do You Trust?
Edgar John Bergen was an American actor, comedian and radio performer, best known for his proficiency in ventriloquism and his characters Charlie McCarthy and Mortimer Snerd. He is also the ...more
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Kami Cotler is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Waltons Cast List
The Waltons, Me and the Chimp
Kami Cotler is an American actress and educator. She is best known for her role as young Elizabeth Walton, which she played in both the 1971 movie The Homecoming: A Christmas Story, and the ...more
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Keith Coogan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Waltons Cast List
The Waltons, Gun Shy, The Mackenzies of Paradise Cove
Keith Coogan is an American actor. He is a grandson of actor Jackie Coogan.
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Lewis Arquette is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Waltons Cast List
The Smurfs, Captain Planet and the Planeteers, The Waltons
Lewis Michael Arquette was an American film actor, writer and producer. Arquette was known for playing "J.D. Pickett" on the TV series, The Waltons, where he worked from 1978–1981.
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Mary Elizabeth McDonough is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Waltons Cast List
The Waltons
Mary Elizabeth McDonough is an American actress, best known for her role as Erin Walton on The Waltons from 1971 to 1981. In 1988, she married Rob Wickstrom, with whom she has a daughter, ...more
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Helen Kleeb is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Waltons Cast List
Harrigan and Son, Vanished (1971)
Helen Kleeb was an American film and television actress. In a career covering nearly fifty years, she may be best known for her role from 1972 to 1981 as "Miss Mamie Baldwin" on CBS's ...more
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Michael Learned is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Waltons Cast List
The Waltons, Living Dolls, Roots: The Gift
Michael Learned is an American actress, best known for her role as Olivia Walton in the long-running CBS drama series, The Waltons. She has won record four Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding ...more
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Peggy Rea is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Waltons Cast List
The Waltons, Step by Step, The Dukes of Hazzard
Peggy Jane Rea was an American actress known for her many roles in television, often playing matronly characters. Rea left UCLA to attend business school, landing a job as a production secretary ...more
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Ralph Waite is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Waltons Cast List
NCIS, Carnivàle, Roots
Ralph Waite was an American actor, voice artist, and political activist, best known for his role as John Walton, Sr. on The Waltons, which he occasionally directed. In addition, Waite appeared ...more
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Jackie Earle Haley is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Waltons Cast List
Human Target, Wait Till Your Father Gets Home, Valley of the Dinosaurs
Jackie Earle Haley is an American film actor. An Academy Award nominee, he is perhaps best known for his roles as Moocher in Breaking Away, Kelly Leak in The Bad News Bears, pedophile Ronnie ...more
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Richard Thomas is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Waltons Cast List
It, The Waltons, Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King
Richard Thomas is an actor, film producer and television director.
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Jennifer Jason Leigh is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Waltons Cast List
Hercules, Twitch City
Jennifer Jason Leigh is an American actress. She has appeared in Fast Times at Ridgemont High, The Hitcher, The Hudsucker Proxy, Single White Female, Last Exit to Brooklyn, Georgia and Short ...more
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Robert Wightman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Waltons Cast List
The Waltons
Robert Wightman is an American actor perhaps best known for replacing Richard Thomas in the role of "John-Boy Walton" in the TV series The Waltons. He played the role beginning with ...more
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Ronnie Claire Edwards is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Waltons Cast List
The Waltons, Sara, Just in Time
Ronnie Claire Edwards is an American actress. She is best known for playing Corabeth Walton Godsey on the TV show The Waltons. Edwards was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She has been acting ...more
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Will Geer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Waltons Cast List
The Love Boat, The Waltons
William Aughe Ghere, known as Will Geer, was an American actor and social activist, known for his portrayal of Grandpa Zebulon Tyler Walton in the 1970s TV series The Waltons.