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The Virginian (1962)

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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.

Series Cast

  1. Doug McClure

    Doug McClure


    249 Episodes

  2. James Drury

    James Drury

    The "Virginian"

    249 Episodes

  3. Lee J. Cobb

    Lee J. Cobb

    Richter Henry Garth

    249 Episodes

  4. Charles Bickford

    Charles Bickford

    John Grainger

    249 Episodes

  5. Gary Clarke

    Steve Hill

    249 Episodes

  6. John McIntire

    John McIntire

    Clay Grainger

    249 Episodes

  7. Lee Majors

    Lee Majors

    Roy Tate

    249 Episodes

  8. Randy Boone

    Randy Benton

    249 Episodes

  9. Roberta Shore

    Betsy Garth

    249 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 9

1970 | 24 Episodes

Season 9 of The Virginian premiered on September 16, 1970.

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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