Gunsmoke (TV and Radio Show)

Gunsmoke was a radio show, later made into a TV series, about a US Marshall during the days of the American Old West. In this category, you can learn all about the show, from actors and settings to episodes and settings.

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What was chesters last name on gunsmoke?

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His full name was Chester Goode. Chester Proudfoot on radio Gunsmoke and Chester Goode on TV Gunsmoke Chester's full name on the radio series was Chester Wesley Proudfoot. The character was played by Parley Baer starting in 1952. Baer ad-libbed the full name on a broadcast. You may remember Baer as Mayor Roy Stoner on the Andy Griffith Show.
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Are any of the original cast members of gunsmoke still alive?

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The short answer is No. James Arness as Matt Dillon May 26, 1923 - June 3, 2011 Dennis Weaver Chester Good June 4, 1924 - February 24, 2006 Amanda Blake Kitty Russell February 20, 1929 - August 16, 1989 Milburn Stone Doc Adams July 5, 1904 - June 12, 1980
Asked in Classic Television, Gunsmoke (TV and Radio Show)

What was wrong with Chester Goods' leg on Gunsmoke?

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According to Dennis Weaver, the late actor who played the role of Chester Goode, the producers of the show wanted him to develop a disability to explain why Chester never carried a gun and had a nonviolent attitude. Weaver showed up to the first day of shooting and demonstrated the now famous limp, without any explanation as to why or how Chester got it. The producers loved it and from the beginning of the series, Chester limped, though on occasion Weaver would forget and limp with the wrong leg.
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What happened to Ken Curtis who played Festus Haggen on Gunsmoke?

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After playing Festus Haggen in"Gunsmoke", he continued to appear occasionally in movies and on TV until he died in his sleep of a heart attack on April 29, 1991 at the age of 74 he was born on 7/02/1916.
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What were the saloons mentioned in gunsmoke otr?

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Longbranch, Texas Trail, Alafraganza(sp)
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How many times did Denver Pyle appear on the tv show Gunsmoke?

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He made 14 appearances : Poor Pearl (22 December 1956) - Willie Calhoun Liar from Blackhawk (22 June 1957) - Hank Shinn The Bear (28 February 1959) - Mike Blocker The Wake (10 December 1960) - Gus Mather Us Haggens (8 December 1962) - Black Jack Haggen The Odyssey of Jubal Tanner (18 May 1963) - Aaron Larker No Hands (8 February 1964) - Pa Ginnis The Violators (17 October 1964) - Caleb Nash Deputy Festus (16 January 1965) - Claudius Haggen By Line (9 April 1966) - Clab Chummer The Goldtakers (24 September 1966) - Caleb Nash Mad Dog (14 January 1967) - Doctor Henry S. Rand Baker's Dozen (25 December 1967) - Judge Blent Shadler (15 January 1973) - Cyrus Himes
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Where is Doc from Gunsmoke?

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'Doc' or the late Milburn Stone (July 5, 1904 - June 12, 1980) is laid to rest at the El Camino Memorial Park in San Diego , Ca
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What show aired first bonanza or gunsmoke?

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Gunsmoke aired first. Originally, on radio as from April 26th 1952, and then on television from September 10th 1955. Bonanza first aired on NBC on September 12th 1959.
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What episode did Kitty leave Gunsmoke?

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Her last episode was The Disciple, but no mention was made of her leaving the show. She simply never appeared in another episode.
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What was the sheriff's name on the TV show Gunsmoke?

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Matt Dillon Matt Dillon was a U.S. Marshall, not a sheriff
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Who was the mother of Matt dillon's daughter in the movie gunsmoke the last man standing?

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Mike Yardner, played by Michael Learned. From the 1973 Gunsmoke episode, "Matt's Love Story" and the 1990 TV movie, "Gunsmoke: The Last Apache", when Matt learns he has a daughter.
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Who is the mother of Matt Dillon's daughter on Gunsmoke?

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The mother of his daughter was "Mike" Yarnder, a woman with whom Matt had a brief affair when he had amnesia in the episode "Matt's Love Story."
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Who did Matt Dillon shoot in the opening scene of Gunsmoke?

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According to the website, GUNSMOKE Opening Scenes (http://comp.uark.edu/~tsnyder/gunsmoke/tidbits/gun-openings.html), the "Man in Black" was played by the following actors: Arvo Ojala, Fred McDougall, and Bill Strathman.
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Why did Amanda Blake leave gunsmoke?

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She wanted more free time and missed Sam the bartender and she was tired of seeing Matt cheat death so she left Dodge
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Who are the cast members of the series 'Moonlight'?

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The cast members on the "Moonlight" television series are Alex O'Loughlin who is Mick St. Johnson, Sophia Myles who is Beth Turner, Jason Dohring who is Josef Kostan, Shannyn Sossamon who is Coraline Duvall and the cast members in the support cast are Jacob Vargas who is Guillermo Gasol, Brian J. White who was Lt. Carl Ddavis, Jorddan Belfi who was Josh Lindsey who was Beth's boyfriened, Tami Roman who plays Maureen Williams who is Beth's Boss,Kevin Weisman who plays as Steve Balfour, David Blue who plays as Logan Griffen, Erika Ringor who is Officer Theresa Novak and Eric Winter who is Benjamin Talbot.
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Who is the person that played Mary Florine in Gunsmoke?

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Lane Bradbury played Merry Florine in 6 episodes of Gunsmoke between 1965 and 1969.
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Why did chester leave Gunsmoke?

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"Chester" (Dennis Weaver) left to pursue his acting career .