Cast members Milburn Stone, Glenn Strange and Ken Curtis have also died. Of the regular "Gunsmoke" cast members, only Burt Reynolds, Buck Taylor and Roger Ewing survive. In 1962, Reynolds first appeared on Gunsmoke as Quint Asper, a blacksmith of mixed ethnicity who regularly assisted Sheriff Matt Dillon in his duties.
This list contains notable cast members of the Gunsmoke radio and TV series, and TV movies. The listing includes regular cast members, guest stars, and recurring cast members. Radio cast Regulars. William Conrad as Matt Dillon; Parley Baer as Chester Wesley Proudfoot; Howard McNear as Doc Adams ...
Gunsmoke Cast - Are They Alive Today? | True West Magazine |How many of the regular cast of Gunsmoke are still alive today? ... One died during the run of the show, in 1973, at the age of 74—Glenn Strange, a real New Mexico cowboy who played Sam the bartender. The regulars who are still with us are: Roger Ewing (Thad Greenwood), who is 73 ...
James Arness died in June 2011. There are no surviving members of the core cast, actors who appeared in more than 200 episodes. Arness appeared in 635 episodes.
Amanda Blake's last episode on "Gunsmoke" was "The Disciple," which originally aired on April 1, 1974. Blake subsequently quit the popular television show, which was then in its 19th season. Blake's character was Miss Kathleen "Kitty" Russell, the proprietor of a saloon in Dodge City, the setting for "Gunsmoke."
Gunsmoke was set in Dodge City, Kansas, during the thriving cattle days of the 1870s. Dunning notes, "The show drew critical acclaim for unprecedented realism." Radio cast and character biographies. The radio series first aired on CBS on April 26, 1952 with the episode "Billy the Kid", written by Walter Newman, and ended on June 18, 1961.
"Gunsmoke" Death Watch (TV Episode 1966) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.
What Happened to the Cast of Gunsmoke TV? Ever wonder what became of the cast of Gunsmoke? What this excellent video and you will probably learn many things that you did not know before. There is even pictures of Dodge City and the Long Branch Salon as it existed in the 1880’s. Very interesting!
Gunsmoke (TV Series 1955–1975) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.
Sadly, no. James Arness, who played the towering and taciturn Marshal Matt Dillon for all 20 seasons of "Gunsmoke," died in 2011. His longtime sidekick Ken Curtis, who was actually seven years his senior, died in 1991. Indeed, the only surviving regular cast member of "Gunsmoke" is Buck Taylor, who played yet another Dillon sidekick, Newly O'Brien.