Gunsmoke was a CBS network western drama series created by Norman Macdonnell and John Meston.
The series aired from September 10, 1955 to March 31, 1975, lasting for 14 seasons & 402 episodes.
It also aired as a radio show from April 26, 1952 to June 18, 1961.
The series centered on Marshal Matt Dillon as he tries to prevent lawlessness from overtaking Dodge City, Kansas.
- James Arness as U.S. Marshal Matt Dillon
- Milburn Stone as Dr. Galen "Doc" Adams, M.D.
- Amanda Blake as Kathleen "Kitty" Russell
- Dennis Weaver as Chester B. Goode (1955-1964)
- Burt Reynolds as Quint Asper (1962–1965)
- Ken Curtis as Festus Haggen (1964–1975)
- Roger Ewing as Deputy Marshal Clayton Thaddeus "Thad" Greenwood (1965–1967)
- Buck Taylor as Newly O'Brian (1967–1975)