Who Are Some Famous Cowboy Movie Stars?


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Actors known for their work in Westerns include John Wayne, Clint Eastwood, Robert Duvall, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, Robert Redford and Roy Rogers. John Wayne is the quintessential cowboy movie actor, having starred in over 100 Westerns over several decades. Some of his most famous movies are "Stagecoach," "Rio Bravo" and "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance."

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Clint Eastwood starred in several Westerns, including "Rawhide," "A Fistful of Dollars" and "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly." Robert Duvall has appeared in several notable Westerns, including "Open Range" and "True Grit." In the latter film, Duvall starred opposite John Wayne.

Steve McQueen was often cast as a tough guy in his films, which included "The Magnificent Seven" and "Nevada Smith"; he also appeared in the television series "Wanted: Dead or Alive." Charles Bronson also starred in "The Magnificent Seven" and had further appearances in "Once Upon a Time in the West," "The Dirty Dozen" and "Red Sun."

Robert Redford starred in "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" alongside Paul Newman. He was also in "Jeremiah Johnson" and "The Chase." Roy Rogers, nicknamed "The King of Cowboys," was in more than 100 films and starred in his own weekly television show.

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