The Virginian

1962 | Western | Drama
Ended | NBC
3.7 out of 5 stars

The Virginian is an American Western television series starring James Drury and Doug McClure, which aired on NBC from 1962 to 1971 for a total of 249 episodes. It was a spin-off from a 1958 summer series called Decision. Filmed in color, The Virginian became television's first 90-minute western series. Immensely successful, it ran for nine seasons—television's third longest running western. It follows Bonanza at fourteen seasons and 430 episodes, and Gunsmoke at twenty seasons and 635 episodes.

CAST:
Trampas - Doug McClure
The "Virginian" - James Drury
Richter Henry Garth - Lee J. Cobb
John Grainger - Charles Bickford
Steve Hill - Gary Clarke
Clay Grainger - John McIntire
Roy Tate - Lee Majors
Randy Benton - Randy Boone
Betsy Garth - Roberta Shore
Jim Horn - Tim Matheson
Colonel Alan McKenzie - Stewart Granger