Both. Different time periods. After Chester left the show, Festus was the new deputy.
When Gunsmoke was cancelled.
If you mean Festus Haggen from Gunsmoke then it was Ken Curtis.
Matt Dillon had different sidekicks, depending upon what season you're questioning. They included Chester Goode and Festus Haagen.
No. Festus was played by Ken Curtis.
Notably , James Arness as Matt Dillon , Milburn Stone as Doc , Amanda Blake as Kitty , Ken Curtis as Festus and Dennis Weaver as Chester .
The character of Festus Haggen debuted in "Us Haggens" (8 Dec. 1962) ; Gunsmoke : Season 8, Episode 13 .
Gunsmoke - 1955 Deputy Festus - 10.17 was released on: USA: 16 January 1965
They've all passed away except for Roger Ewing (Thad).
he went onto different roles and movies. I don't believe Chester was ever a Deputy. He just worked at the Marshal's office. Festus was a deputy.
A male mule named Ruth.
Only one - Ken Curtis .
Dennis Weaver played Chester Good until 1964 then Ken Curtin played Festus.
Ruth the Mule was female .
Yes. The mule was named Ruth.
"Ruth" was the name given by Festus Haggen to his mule .
"Us Haggens" in 1962 and full time from 1964 to 1975 .
festis couldn't spell horse