James Arness

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  • Birth Name: James Aurness
  • Birth Place: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
  • Died: June 3, 2011
  • Profession: Actor
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Fri May 26 12:00pm
GunsmokeThe Pillagers(Season 13, Episode 9) TVLAND

Newly and Kitty are kidnapped by a gang who think the gunsmith is a doctor. Manez: John Saxon. Newly: Buck Taylor. Kitty: Amanda Blake. Matt: James Arness. Ganns: Paul Picerni. Turner: William Bramley. Savrin: Vito Scotti. Juan: Joseph Schneider. Eli: Harr (more…)

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Fri May 26 1:00pm
GunsmokePrairie Wolfer(Season 9, Episode 16) TVLAND

Ranchers try to determine whether man or beast is responsible for a rash of cattle slaughters. Festus: Ken Curtis. Guthrie: Noah Beery Jr. Matt: James Arness. Rolly: Don Dubbins. Sarah: Holly McIntire. Charlie: Fred Coby. Doc: Milburn Stone.

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Fri May 26 2:00pm
GunsmokeStranger in Town(Season 13, Episode 11) TVLAND

Pernell Roberts stars as a hired killer who is distracted by the wife who deserted him and a son he's never seen. Anne: Jacqueline Scott. Matt: James Arness. Kitty: Amanda Blake. Cagle: Henry Jones. Anderson: R.G. Armstrong. Billy: Eric Shea. Doc: Milburn (more…)

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Fri May 26 3:00pm
GunsmokeDeath Train(Season 13, Episode 12) TVLAND

Matt enforces a quarantine on a railroad car while Doc treats the passengers for a fever that could spread. Isabel: Dana Wynter. Doc: Milburn Stone. Matt: James Arness. Townsend: Morgan Woodward. Loftus: Norman Alden. Bright: Ed Bakey.

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Tue May 30 12:00pm
GunsmokeRope Fever(Season 13, Episode 13) TVLAND

Ralph Bellamy portrays a sheriff who enjoys new-found glory when he jails Festus on a trumped-up murder charge. Gruber: George Murdock. Festus: Ken Curtis. Matt: James Arness. Amy: Anna Lee.

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Tue May 30 1:00pm
GunsmokeWonder(Season 13, Episode 14) TVLAND

Matt joins an Indian boy in search of a drifter who is being hounded by disgruntled cowboys. Wonder: Tony Davis. Pryor: Richard Mulligan. Deke: Norman Alden. Ed: Warren Berlinger. Bo: Ken Swofford.

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Tue May 30 1:30pm
The Thing From Another World TCM

A team of scientists at an Arctic research station near the crash site of a UFO unearth a mysterious figure frozen in ice, and when it thaws the unearthly monster goes on a murderous rampage. Remade by John Carpenter in 1982.

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Tue May 30 2:00pm
GunsmokeBaker's Dozen(Season 13, Episode 15) TVLAND

Doc wages a valiant fight---in and out of court---to keep three orphans from being separated. Doc: Milburn Stone. Matt: James Arness. Kitty: Amanda Blake. Judge: Denver Pyle. Mrs. Roniger: Peggy Rea. Roniger: Harry Carey Jr.

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Tue May 30 3:05pm
GunsmokeThe Victim(Season 13, Episode 16) TVLAND

A lynch mob faces Matt and a sheriff. Matt: James Arness. Wes Martin: James Gregory. Lee Stark: Beverly Garland. Bo Remick: Cliff Osmond. Sheriff Wood: John Kellogg. Judge: Kevin Hagen.

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Wed May 31 12:00pm
GunsmokeNowhere to Run(Season 13, Episode 18) TVLAND

Two teenage thieves fear they'll be exposed by their partner---who lies at the bottom of a well. Matt: James Arness. Festus: Ken Curtis. Stonecipher: J. Robert Porter. Bishop: Bob Random.

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Wed May 31 1:00pm
GunsmokeBlood Money(Season 13, Episode 19) TVLAND

An old man faces three killers bent on settling a score with his disabled gunfighter son. Matt: James Arness. Doc: Milburn Stone. Nick: Anthony Zerbe. Festus: Ken Curtis.

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Wed May 31 2:00pm
GunsmokeDead Man's Law(Season 13, Episode 17) TVLAND

While Festus searches for Matt, a vigilante group plunges Dodge City into a nightmare. Wall: John Dehner. Matt: James Arness. Festus: Ken Curtis. Eriksson: Gunnar Hellstrom. Doc: Milburn Stone. Newly: Buck Taylor. Kitty: Amanda Blake.

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Wed May 31 3:00pm
GunsmokeHill Girl(Season 13, Episode 20) TVLAND

Newly clashes with the brutish half brothers of a country girl. Merry: Lane Bradbury. Roland: Victor French. Elbert: Anthony James. Festus: Ken Curtis. Doc: Milburn Stone. Kitty: Amanda Blake.

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Thu Jun 1 12:00pm
GunsmokeThe Gunrunners(Season 13, Episode 21) TVLAND

An old trapper tries to deal out justice to Army deserters who wounded his Indian companion. Matt: James Arness. Meek: Michael Constantine. Doc: Milburn Stone. Tahrohon: Dan Ferrone. Gray: Jim Davis. Festus: Ken Curtis. Patch: Dick Peabody. Lester: James G (more…)

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Thu Jun 1 1:00pm
GunsmokeThe Jackals(Season 13, Episode 22) TVLAND

Matt rides into Mexico after the man who engineered the murder of an old friend. Deevers: Paul Richards. Bates: Ward Wood. Emilio: Felice Orlandi. Santillo: Tige Andrews. Handlin: Joe De Santis.

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Thu Jun 1 2:00pm
GunsmokeThe First People(Season 13, Episode 23) TVLAND

A politically ambitious Indian agent charges Matt with complicity in a murder committed on the reservation. Matt: James Arness. Evans: Gene Evans. Prange: Jack Elam. Mako: James Almanzar. John Eagle Wing: Todd Armstrong. Doc: Milburn Stone.

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Thu Jun 1 3:00pm
GunsmokeMr. Sam'l(Season 13, Episode 24) TVLAND

Ed Begley stars as a rainmaker who stirs up hope in drought-stricken Dodge. Akins: Larry Pennell. Matt: James Arness. Festus: Ken Curtis. Doc: Milburn Stone.

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Fri Jun 2 12:00pm
GunsmokeA Noose for Dobie Price(Season 13, Episode 25) TVLAND

Matt is forced into an alliance with a shifty ex-outlaw as he searches for two condemned killers who broke jail. Matt: James Arness. Price: Shug Fisher. Walden: Sheldon Allman. Festus: Ken Curtis. Boylan: Robert Donner. Doc: Milburn Stone.

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Fri Jun 2 1:00pm
GunsmokeLyle's Kid(Season 14, Episode 1) TVLAND

Matt intervenes when a disabled ex-lawman uses his son to settle a grudge. Matt: James Arness. Doc: Milburn Stone. Kitty: Amanda Blake. Grant Lyle: Morgan Woodward. Jeffery Lyle: Robert Pine.

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Fri Jun 2 2:00pm
GunsmokeThe Hide-Cutters(Season 14, Episode 2) TVLAND

Matt joins a cattle drive to avert bloodshed between trail boss Amos McKee and his hands. Chunk: Cliff Osmond. Arlie Joe: Michael Burns. Bodiddly: Conlan Carter. Sugar John: Ken Swofford. Weevil: Eddie Firestone.

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Fri Jun 2 3:00pm
GunsmokeZavala(Season 14, Episode 3) TVLAND

A Mexican youngster has something else in mind when he makes friends with Matt. Paco: Manuel Padilla Jr. Amelita Avila: Mirial Colon. Ben Rawlins: Jim Davis. Jurato: Jose Chavez. Blacksmith: Rico Alaniz. Smitty: Rex Holman. Alex Rawlins: Jonathan Lippe. Oa (more…)

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Mon Jun 5 12:00pm
Gunsmoke TVLAND

This landmark adult Western centered on Marshal Matt Dillon of Dodge City. John Wayne turned down the lead, suggesting James Arness (who remained for its entire run). Originating on radio (with William Conrad as Dillon), it moved to TV in September 1955. I (more…)

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Mon Jun 5 1:00pm
Gunsmoke TVLAND

This landmark adult Western centered on Marshal Matt Dillon of Dodge City. John Wayne turned down the lead, suggesting James Arness (who remained for its entire run). Originating on radio (with William Conrad as Dillon), it moved to TV in September 1955. I (more…)

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Mon Jun 5 2:00pm
Gunsmoke TVLAND

This landmark adult Western centered on Marshal Matt Dillon of Dodge City. John Wayne turned down the lead, suggesting James Arness (who remained for its entire run). Originating on radio (with William Conrad as Dillon), it moved to TV in September 1955. I (more…)

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  • Birth Name: James Aurness
  • Birth Place: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
  • Died: June 3, 2011
  • Profession: Actor

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