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Did Adam Cartwright die off bonanza?

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Answered 2009-04-04 04:01:11

No. The actor who played Adam Cartwright left the show but the door was left open, so to speak, for him to return if he ever changed his mind. Thus, Adam Cartwright was not killed off, but instead, left he Ponderosa to become a sailor.

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