Famous Faces on "Bat Masterson" (Season One)

This popular American Western television series premiered in 1958 and provided a fictionalized account of the real-life marshal and gambler, Bat Masterson. Watch as as this superbly dressed frontier lawman, generally outfitted in a black suit and derby hat, goes in to action. Bat Masterson was a professional gambler, an Indian fighter, a scout, and a lawman. Always using his cane and wits before resorting to his gun. He roamed the west charming woman and defending the unjustly accused....Here are some of the stars who ran into "the man who became a legend , in his own time!"
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1.
James Best
American character actor and teacher. Born Jewel Guy in Powderly, Kentucky, on July 26, 1926, he was orphaned at three and adopted by Armen and Essa Best, who re-named him James K. Best and raised him in Corydon, Indiana. Following high school he worked briefly as a metalworker before joining the Army during World War II in July 1944...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 4
'Stampede at Tent City' (29 Oct. 1958)
"Joe Best" ” - gattonero975
 
2.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 19
River Boat (18 Feb. 1959)
"King Henry" ” - gattonero975
 
3.
Raymond Bailey
Raymond Bailey was a great example of "If at first you don't succeed..." After high school, Bailey headed for Hollywood with the intent on becoming a movie star, but soon found it tougher than he thought. Instead Bailey went into a high finance career working as stockbroker and banker. He made a second stab at Hollywood...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 2
'Two Graves for Swan Valley' (15 Oct.1958)
"Tom Noble, Justice of the Peace" ” - gattonero975
 
4.
Eve Brent
Born in Houston, Texas, and raised in Fort Worth, Eve Brent began her career in radio and early television and later moved on to the college and little theater stage. Arriving in Hollywood with a husband and infant son in the 1950s, she landed some film (Gun Girls, Journey to Freedom, The Bride and the Beast) and episodic TV roles...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 25
Deadline (8 Apr. 1959)
"Lorna Adams" ” - gattonero975
 
5.
John Carradine
John Carradine, the son of a reporter/artist and a surgeon, grew up in Poughkeepsie, New York. He attended Christ Church School and Graphic Art School, studying sculpture, and afterward roamed the South selling sketches. He made his acting debut in "Camille" in a New Orleans theatre in 1925. Arriving in Los Angeles in 1927...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 23
The Tumbleweed Wagon (25 Mar. 1959)
"Sheriff Vince Morgan" ” - gattonero975
 
6.
Robert Conrad
Robert Conrad was a graduate of Northwestern University, spending his first few years out of school supporting himself and his family by driving a milk truck and singing in a Chicago cabaret. Conrad befriended up-and-coming actor Nick Adams during this period, and it was Adams who helped Conrad get his first Hollywood work in 1957...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 15
One Bullet from Broken Bow (21 Jan. 1959)
"Juanito" (uncredited) ” - gattonero975
 
7.
William Conrad
Actor, Cannon
William Conrad became a television star relatively late in his career. In fact, the former Army Air Corps World War II fighter pilot began his screen career playing heavies. He was Max, one of The Killers hired to finish off Burt Lancaster in his dingy lodgings. He was the corrupt state inspector Turck working for the syndicate in The Racket...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 4
'Stampede at Tent City' (29 Oct. 1958)
"Clark Benson" ” - gattonero975
 
8.
Elisha Cook Jr.
Although this pint-sized actor started out in films often in innocuous college-student roles in mid-30s rah-rahs, playing alongside the likes of a pretty Gloria Stuart or a young, pre-"Oz" Judy Garland, casting directors would soon enough discover his flair for portraying intense neurotics or spineless double-dealers...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 1
'Double Showdown' (8 Oct. 1958)
"Pete Sheeley" (as Elisha Cook) ” - gattonero975
 
9.
Broderick Crawford
Broderick Crawford is best remembered for two roles: his Oscar-winning turn as Willie Stark in All the King's Men, and as Chief Dan Matthews on the syndicated TV series Highway Patrol. He was also memorable as Judy Holliday's boisterous boyfriend in Born Yesterday. He was born William Broderick Crawford on December 9...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 2
'Two Graves for Swan Valley' (15 Oct. 1958)
"Sgt. Foley " ” - gattonero975
 
10.
Audrey Dalton
Actress, Titanic
Dublin-born Audrey Dalton knew right from childhood that she wanted to be an actress: She appeared in school plays and (after the family's move to London) applied to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. While Dalton was at RADA, a London-based Paramount executive saw her in a play and asked her to audition for the upcoming film The Girls of Pleasure Island...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 9
The Treasure of Worry Hill (3 Dec. 1958)
"Abigail Feather" ” - gattonero975
 
11.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 6
'Bear Bait' (12 Nov. 1958)
"Joyce Howell" ” - gattonero975
 
12.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 16
A Personal Matter (28 Jan. 1959)
Stagecoach Driver ” - gattonero975
 
13.
Louise Fletcher
Born in Birmingham, Alabama, to Episcopal minister Robert Fletcher and his wife Estelle, both of whom were deaf, Louise Fletcher was introduced to performing at a young age by the aunt who taught her to speak. After graduating from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, she took a trip out west with her roommates...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 10
Cheyenne Club (17 Dec. 1958)
"Sarah Lou Conant" ” - gattonero975
 
14.
Reed Hadley
Tall, dark, and handsome, Reed Hadley appeared most frequently as either a villain or as an officer of the law during a film career of 35 years. His rich, bass voice was also frequently heard as narrator for movies and documentaries. He may be best remembered for his work in television, where he starred in Racket Squad and Public Defender...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 3
'Dynamite Blows Two Ways' (22 Oct. 1958)
"Raoul Cummings" ” - gattonero975
 
15.
Alan Hale Jr.
The son of the great character actor (and Errol Flynn sidekick) Alan Hale, Alan Hale Jr. (he dropped the Jr. after his father passed away) was literally born into the movies. Hale did his first movie as a baby and continued to act until his death. Unlike other child actors, Hale made a smooth transition in the movies and starred in several classics like Up Periscope...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 16
A Personal Matter (28 Jan. 1959)
"Bailey Harper" (as Alan Hale) ” - gattonero975
 
16.
Brett Halsey
Internationally known actor Brett Halsey, one of Hollywood's busiest and handsomest actors of the mid-to-late 50s and early 60s, was born Charles Oliver Hand to a builder/contractor in Santa Ana, California on June 20, 1933. Interested in performing from childhood (he appeared in local community and church plays)...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 19
River Boat (18 Feb. 1959)
"Kyle Henderson" ” - gattonero975
 
17.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 14
Election Day (14 Jan. 1959)
"Teddy Wright" (as Peter Hanson) ” - gattonero975
 
18.
Allison Hayes
Anyone who loves B-movies of the 1950s appreciates this lovely actress Allison Hayes. She was born Mary Jane Hayes on March 6, 1930 in Charleston, West Virginia. The raven-haired beauty was the 1949 Washington, D.C. entry into the Miss America pageant. Shortly afterwards, Mary Jane adopted the familiar first name of Allison...
“ "Ellie Winters"

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 8
Dude's Folly (26 Nov. 1958)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 17
License to Cheat (4 Feb. 1959) ” - gattonero975
 
19.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 15
One Bullet from Broken Bow (21 Jan. 1959)
"Indian Guard" (uncredited) ” - gattonero975
 
20.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 7
A Noose Fits Anybody (19 Nov. 1958)
"Joe - 2nd Bartender" (as George C. Jones) ” - gattonero975
 
21.
Jack Lambert
American character actor specializing in tough guys and heavies. A native of Yonkers, New York, he worked on the Broadway stage and then became an increasingly familiar figure in Westerns and crime dramas after World War II. Although almost as familiar a presence in films as his contemporaries Warren Oates...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 22
Incident in Leadville (18 Mar. 1959)
"King Fisher" ” - gattonero975
 
22.
Ken Lynch
If there was ever an actor born to play a tough Irish cop, it was Ken Lynch, and he played so many of them in his long career that he could probably do it in his sleep. His suspicious manner, aggressive attitude, steely eyes and snarling voice broke down many a quavering suspect. He also played military officers...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 25
Deadline (8 Apr. 1959)
"Tim Minto" ” - gattonero975
 
23.
Adele Mara
Born Adelaide Delgado in 1925, Spanish-American Adele Mara was a singer/dancer with Xavier Cugat and His Orchestra in Detroit by the age of 15. Cugat took the beautiful, brown-eyed brunette to New York where she was spotted by a Columbia talent scout and signed in 1942. There she played brisk leading ladies in a series of standard...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 1
Double Showdown (8 Oct. 1958)
"Maria Costa" ” - gattonero975
 
24.
Ross Martin
Born in Grodek, Poland, Ross Martin grew up on New York City's Lower East Side. He spoke Yiddish, Polish, and Russian before even learning English and later added French, Spanish, and Italian to his amazing repertoire. Despite academic training (and receiving honors in) business, instruction, and law...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 9
The Treasure of Worry Hill (3 Dec. 1958)
"Caulder Larson" ” - gattonero975
 
25.
Dennis Moore
A dark-haired, durably handsome and dependable cowboy actor equipped with a strong stance and taciturn seriousness both on and off camera, Dennis Moore was cast as both hero and villain in his three-decade-long career. A player in well over 200 hundred "B"-level oaters and serials during the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 16
A Personal Matter (28 Jan. 1959)
Tim Clovis ” - gattonero975
 
26.
Wayne Morris
Wayne Morris, the last of the B-Western stars, was born Bert DeWayne Morris, Jr. on February 17, 1914 in Los Angeles, California. His 1953-54 movie series that began with Star of Texas and ended with Two Guns and a Badge was the last of the low-budget westerns that had been a staple of the film industry for half-a-century...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 20
Battle of the Pass (25 Feb. 1959)
"Mace Pomeroy" ” - gattonero975
 
27.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 18
Sharpshooter (11 Feb. 1959)
"Harry Varden" ” - gattonero975
 
28.
Ed Nelson
Ed Nelson was aiming for a career in the legal profession until he caught the acting bug during his second year of college. In 1952, he headed off to New York City, where he studied direction and production at the School of Radio Technique. He returned to his native New Orleans where he worked as an...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 21
Marked Deck (11 Mar. 1959)
"Jedrow" ” - gattonero975
 
29.
Gene Nelson
Director, Kissin' Cousins
Gene Nelson was barely a teen when he saw the Fred Astaire movie Flying Down to Rio, which would change his life. It was then that he decided he would be a dancer. After graduating from high school, Nelson joined the Sonja Henie Ice Show and toured for 3 years before joining the Army in World War II...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 24
Brunette Bombshell (1 Apr. 1959)
"Police Commissioner Whit Morrison" ” - gattonero975
 
30.
Edward Platt
Actor, Get Smart
Edward Platt will forever be known as the Chief, aka Harold Clark, aka Thaddeus, on "Get Smart." According to show creator Leonard Stern, he remembered Platt as the juvenile officer in "Rebel Without A Cause" and wanted Platt specifically for the role of Chief. When Platt came in he began breaking into song (he had a classically trained baritone voice) Stern knew Platt could carry off comedy...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 22
Incident in Leadville (18 Mar. 1959)
"Roy Evans" ” - gattonero975
 
31.
Denver Pyle
A rather wanderlust fellow before he latched onto acting, Denver Pyle--who made a career of playing drawling, somewhat slow Southern types--was actually born in Colorado in 1920, to a farming family. He attended a university for a time but dropped out to become a drummer. When that didn't pan out he drifted from job to job...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 21
Marked Deck (11 Mar. 1959)
"Dan Morgan" ” - gattonero975
 
32.
Kasey Rogers
Kasey Rogers was born Josie Imogene Rogers in Morehouse, Missouri, to Ina Mae (Mocabee) and Eben Elijah Rogers. She moved with her family to California at age two and a half. She got the nickname "Casey" when her neighborhood playmates discovered how well she handled a baseball bat ("I could hit a baseball farther than anybody in grammar school except Robert Lewis...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 2
Two Graves for Swan Valley (15 Oct. 1958)
"Hotel Owner"

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 14
Election Day (14 Jan. 1959)
"Kitty Meadows" ” - gattonero975
 
33.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 13
Double Trouble in Trinidad (7 Jan. 1959)
"Drummer" ” - gattonero975
 
34.
Fay Spain
She was your typical B-movie drive-in bad girl - sometimes blonde, sometimes brunette, always bodacious. A tease, a taunter and a temptress throughout most her career, Fay Spain was born in Phoenix, Arizona, in 1932. She headed to New York where she initially found summer stock work and a bit of television exposure...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 23
The Tumbleweed Wagon (25 Mar. 1959)
"Julie Poe" ” - gattonero975
 
35.
Harry Dean Stanton
Actor, Alien
Prolific character actor Harry Dean Stanton's drooping, weather-beaten appearance and superb acting talent have been his ticket to appearing in over 100 films, and 50 TV episodes. Stanton was born in West Irvine, Kentucky, to Ersel (Moberly), a cook, and Sheridan Harry Stanton, a barber and tobacco farmer...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 25
Deadline (8 Apr. 1959)
"Jay Simms" (as Dean Stanton) ” - gattonero975
 
36.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 11
General Sherman's March Through Dodge City (24 Dec. 1958)
"Luke" (as Robert J. Stevenson) ” - gattonero975
 
37.
Harold J. Stone
Actor, Spartacus
Never a big name but always a reliable staple on TV crime shows during the 1960s and 1970s, Harold J. Stone usually was seen in a strong, unsympathetic vein -- an unyielding father or husband, corrupt businessman, menacing crime figure, etc. A sober-looking gent with a block jaw, Romanesque-styled nose and steely gray-black hair, he was also prone to playing ethnic types of varying origins...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 26
Man of Action (22 Apr. 1959)
"Jess Hobart" ” - gattonero975
 
38.
Karl Swenson
Of Swedish descent, burly, light-haired character actor Karl Swenson was born in Brooklyn and started his four-decade career on radio. Throughout the late 30s and 40s, his voice could be heard all over the airwaves, appearing in scores of daytime serials ("Lorenzo Jones") and mystery dramas ("Inner Sanctum Mysteries")...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 10
Cheyenne Club (17 Dec. 1958)
"Jim Pate" ” - gattonero975
 
39.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 8
Dude's Folly (26 Nov. 1958)
"Woody Larkin" ” - gattonero975
 
40.
Yvette Vickers
Born on August 26, 1928 in Kansas City, Missouri, Yvette Vickers majored in picture and theatre arts at UCLA for three years. On a trip to New York in the mid-1950s, she was cast as the White Rain Girl in commercials. She returned to the West Coast, working in various television series until she debuted in her first movie...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 13
Double Trouble in Trinidad (7 Jan. 1959)
"Jessie Simmons" ” - gattonero975
 
41.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 7
'A Noose Fits Anybody' (19 Nov. 1958)
"Billy Thompson" ” - gattonero975
 
42.
Marie Windsor
A product of Marysvale, Utah, Marie Windsor attended Brigham Young University and trained for the stage under Maria Ouspenskaya before she began playing leading roles in B pictures in the late 1940s. Her best work was in the "film noir" category, most notably her role as the manipulative, double-crossing...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 5
'The Fighter' (5 Nov. 1958)
"Polly Landers" ” - gattonero975
 
43.
Robert J. Wilke
Prolific American character actor of primarily villainous roles. The son of German parents, Cincinnati feed-store manager August Wilke and his wife Rose, Robert Joseph Wilke grew up in Cincinnati. He worked as a lifeguard at a Miami, Florida, hotel, where he made contacts in the film business. He was able to obtain work as a stuntman and continued as such until the mid-'40s...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 5
'The Fighter' (5 Nov. 1958)
"Bull Kirby" ” - gattonero975
 
44.
Will Wright
Actor, Adam's Rib
One of those familiar character actors who seems to have been born old, Will Wright specialized in playing crusty old codgers, rich skinflints, crooked small-town politicians and the like. A former newspaper reporter in San Francisco, he switched careers and entered vaudeville, then took to the stage...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 20
Battle of the Pass (25 Feb. 1959)
"Billy Willow" ” - gattonero975
 
45.
H.M. Wynant
H.M. Wynant's many-faceted career began at age 19 when he left his hometown of Detroit, Michigan, after having attended Wayne State University for just two years. He arrived in New York City with only $125 in his pocket and a lot of ambition. Jerome Robbins hired him on the spot at Wynant's first audition...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 15
One Bullet from Broken Bow (21 Jan. 1959)
"Stone Calf" ” - gattonero975
 
46.
Gene Barry
With effortless class and elegant charm, Gene Barry took 50s and 60s TV by storm after a rather lackluster start on the musical stage and in films. Born Eugene Klass in New York City on June 14, 1919, the son of Martin, an amateur violinist, and Eva Klass, an amateur singer, he showed a gift at an early age as a violin virtuoso during adolescence (obviously inherited from his father)...
“ "William Barclay 'Bat' Masterson"

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 1
Double Showdown (8 Oct. 1958)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 2
Two Graves for Swan Valley (15 Oct. 1958)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 3
Dynamite Blows Two Ways (22 Oct. 1958)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 4
Stampede at Tent City (29 Oct. 1958)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 5
The Fighter (5 Nov. 1958)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 6
Bear Bait (12 Nov. 1958)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 7
A Noose Fits Anybody (19 Nov. 1958)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 8
Dude's Folly (26 Nov. 1958)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 9
The Treasure of Worry Hill (3 Dec. 1958)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 10
Cheyenne Club (17 Dec. 1958)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 11
General Sherman's March Through Dodge City (24 Dec. 1958)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 12
Trail Pirate (31 Dec. 1958)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 13
Double Trouble in Trinidad (7 Jan. 1959)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 14
Election Day (14 Jan. 1959)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 15
One Bullet from Broken Bow (21 Jan. 1959)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 16
A Personal Matter (28 Jan. 1959)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 17
License to Cheat (4 Feb. 1959)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 18
Sharpshooter (11 Feb. 1959)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 19
River Boat (18 Feb. 1959) ” - gattonero975
 
47.
“ "Narrator" (uncredited)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 1
Double Showdown (8 Oct. 1958)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 2
Two Graves for Swan Valley (15 Oct. 1958)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 3
Dynamite Blows Two Ways (22 Oct. 1958)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 4
Stampede at Tent City (29 Oct. 1958)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 5
The Fighter (5 Nov. 1958)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 6
Bear Bait (12 Nov. 1958)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 7
A Noose Fits Anybody (19 Nov. 1958)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 8
Dude's Folly (26 Nov. 1958)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 9
The Treasure of Worry Hill (3 Dec. 1958)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 10
Cheyenne Club (17 Dec. 1958)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 11
General Sherman's March Through Dodge City (24 Dec. 1958)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 12
Trail Pirate (31 Dec. 1958)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 13
Double Trouble in Trinidad (7 Jan. 1959)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 14
Election Day (14 Jan. 1959)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 15
One Bullet from Broken Bow (21 Jan. 1959)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 16
A Personal Matter (28 Jan. 1959)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 17
License to Cheat (4 Feb. 1959)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 18
Sharpshooter (11 Feb. 1959)

Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 19
River Boat (18 Feb. 1959) ” - gattonero975
 
48.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 17
License to Cheat (4 Feb. 1959)
"Eddie" ” - gattonero975
 
49.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 12
Trail Pirate (31 Dec. 1958)
"Hyde" ” - gattonero975
 
50.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 9
The Treasure of Worry Hill (3 Dec. 1958)
"Richard Woodman" (as Bob Anderson) ” - gattonero975
 
51.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 12
Trail Pirate (31 Dec. 1958)
"Egan" ” - gattonero975
 
52.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 13
Double Trouble in Trinidad (7 Jan. 1959)
"Sam Teller" ” - gattonero975
 
53.
Walter Barnes
An American character actor described to some as a 'rugged outdoor western/war type', proved to be Walter Barnes status in motion pictures for nearly thirty years. A pro football player, Barnes made a mark into playing roles in pictures with his performance in the 1957 film "Westbound". Although, Barnes found work in countless foreign films of the 1960s...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 19
River Boat (18 Feb. 1959)
"Paulson" ” - gattonero975
 
54.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 17
License to Cheat (4 Feb. 1959)
"Red" ” - gattonero975
 
55.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 7
A Noose Fits Anybody (19 Nov. 1958)
"Lola Faire" ” - gattonero975
 
56.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 13
Double Trouble in Trinidad (7 Jan. 1959)
"Hotel Clerk" ” - gattonero975
 
57.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 10
Cheyenne Club (17 Dec. 1958)
"Homesteader" ” - gattonero975
 
58.
Kathleen Crowley
Kathleen Crowley represented her home state of New Jersey in the Miss America pageant in 1949, placed sixth and (with the scholarship money she won) enrolled at the American Academy of Dramatic Art in New York. She played the plum title roles in prestigious TV productions of A Star Is Born and Jane Eyre...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 22
Incident in Leadville (18 Mar. 1959)
"Jo Hart" ” - gattonero975
 
59.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 3
'Dynamite Blows Two Ways' (22 Oct. 1958)
"Valorie Mitchell" ” - gattonero975
 
60.
King Donovan
The name might not be familiar-but the face would be. A thinking man's Don Knotts or his smarter brother - well - that would be over-simplifying King Donovan. He was born to vaudevillian parents who traveled the whole country. He was of medium height, slender build, and narrow-faced (like Knotts)...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 1
Double Showdown (8 Oct. 1958)
"Shorty Keenan" ” - gattonero975
 
61.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 18
Sharpshooter (11 Feb. 1959)
"Jezebel" ” - gattonero975
 
62.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 18
Sharpshooter (11 Feb. 1959)
"Danny Dowling the Sharpshooter" ” - gattonero975
 
63.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 26
Man of Action (22 Apr. 1959)
"Deborah Jenkins" ” - gattonero975
 
64.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 20
Battle of the Pass (25 Feb. 1959)
"Maloney" ” - gattonero975
 
65.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 11
General Sherman's March Through Dodge City (24 Dec. 1958)
"Cherry" ” - gattonero975
 
66.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 18
Sharpshooter (11 Feb. 1959)
"Darby Cole" ” - gattonero975
 
67.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 6
'Bear Bait' (12 Nov. 1958)
"Sheriff Clark" ” - gattonero975
 
68.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 13
Double Trouble in Trinidad
"Chad Hornsby/ 'Bat' Masterson Imposter" ” - gattonero975
 
69.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 11
General Sherman's March Through Dodge City (24 Dec. 1958)
"Gen. William T. Sherman" ” - gattonero975
 
70.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 18
Sharpshooter (11 Feb. 1959)
"Lori Dowling / Lori La Rue" ” - gattonero975
 
71.
Leo Gordon
Big, burly, character actor, one of the toughest of screen heavies, Leo Gordon's powerful physique, combined with his deep, menacing voice, was guaranteed to strike fear into the heart of even the bravest screen hero. Director Don Siegel, who used Gordon in his prison film Riot in Cell Block 11, once said that "Leo Gordon was the scariest man I have ever met"...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 8
Dude's Folly (26 Nov. 1958)
"Joe Quince" ” - gattonero975
 
72.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 18
Sharpshooter (11 Feb. 1959)
"Luke Fischer" ” - gattonero975
 
73.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 8
Dude's Folly (26 Nov. 1958)
"Jan Larkin" ” - gattonero975
 
74.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 6
Bear Bait (12 Nov. 1958)
"Roger" ” - gattonero975
 
75.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 10
Cheyenne Club (17 Dec. 1958)
"Steven Haley" ” - gattonero975
 
76.
Raymond Hatton
The son of a physician, Raymond Hatton entered films in 1909, eventually appearing in almost 500 other pictures. In early silents he formed a comedy team with big, burly Wallace Beery. He was best known as the tobacco-chewing, rip-snorting Rusty Joslin in the Three Mesquiteers series. He was also in the Rough Riders series and appeared as Johnny Mack Brown's sidekick as well...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 16
A Personal Matter (28 Jan. 1959)
Adam Fairbanks, Gunsmith ” - gattonero975
 
77.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 2
Two Graves for Swan Valley (15 Oct. 1958)
"Molly Doyle' ” - gattonero975
 
78.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 7
A Noose Fits Anybody (19 Nov. 1958)
"Sheriff Griff Hanley" (as Bill Henry) ” - gattonero975
 
79.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 19
River Boat (18 Feb. 1959)
"Murdoch" ” - gattonero975
 
80.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 22
Incident in Leadville (18 Mar. 1959)
"Jennie - Dress Shop Proprietor" ” - gattonero975
 
81.
Douglas Kennedy
A tall, powerfully built man, Douglas Kennedy entered films after graduating from Amherst. Making his debut in 1940, he appeared in many westerns and detective thrillers, often as a villain. World War II interrupted his career, and he spent the war years as a Signal Corps officer and an operative in the OSS and US Army Intelligence...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 17
License to Cheat (4 Feb. 1959)
"Sheriff Jeb Crater" ” - gattonero975
 
82.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 17
License to Cheat (4 Feb. 1959)
"Hub Elliott" ” - gattonero975
 
83.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 17
License to Cheat (4 Feb. 1959)
"Curly - the Bartender" ” - gattonero975
 
84.
Peggy Knudsen
Actress, The Big Sleep
A knockout curvaceous screen siren with a smart, confident air, Peggy Knudsen had the blonde pulchritude and the presence to make it in Hollywood. Somehow, stardom eluded her. The daughter of a Duluth fire chief, she had studied violin as a child and later showed some promise acting in school plays...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 16
A Personal Matter (28 Jan. 1959)
"Louisa Carey" ” - gattonero975
 
85.
Paul Lambert
Veteran character actor Paul Lambert was born in El Paso, Texas, and brought up in Kansas City. He was an Army Air Corps lieutenant in World War II. Using the G.I. Bill, he attended the Actors Lab in Los Angeles and several acting schools in New York. He made his motion picture debut in Spartacus...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 2
Two Graves for Swan Valley (15 Oct. 1958)
"Pete the Blacksmith" ” - gattonero975
 
86.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 13
Double Trouble in Trinidad (7 Jan. 1959)
"Transfer Clerk" ” - gattonero975
 
87.
Joan Marshall
Actress, Bold Venture
Born on June 9, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois, Joan Marshall attended St. Clement's School. Looking far more mature than her age would indicate, when she was just 14 years old she auditioned for, and was hired, as a showgirl at Chicago's Chez Paree, one of the country's foremost nightclubs in the 1940s and 1950s...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 4
Stampede at Tent City (29 Oct. 1958)
"Laura Hopkins" ” - gattonero975
 
88.
Donna Martell
A native of Los Angeles, Donna Martell was first "spotted" at L.A. City College by a fellow student who worked for a Hollywood talent scout. Just 17, she made her motion picture debut (acting under the name Donna DeMario) in the Republic Western Apache Rose with Roy Rogers and Dale Evans...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 15
One Bullet from Broken Bow (21 Jan. 1959)
"Barbara Rafferty" ” - gattonero975
 
89.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 1
Double Showdown (8 Oct. 1958)
"Marshal Ed Caulder" ” - gattonero975
 
90.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 2
Two Graves for Swan Valley (15 Oct. 1958)
"Angus McLarnin" ” - gattonero975
 
91.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 20
Battle of the Pass (25 Feb. 1959)
"Gen. Zachary Moran" ” - gattonero975
 
92.
Robert Middleton
Robert Middleton was also in 2 episodes of The Big Valley. The two episodes he played in were Down Shadow Street where he played a judge who's son was accused of murder. The second episode was Rim Fire in which he played a wealthy miner. He was a big man and carried two big roles in these episodes very well.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 1
'Double Showdown' (8 Oct. 1958)
"Big Keel Roberts " ” - gattonero975
 
93.
Gavin Muir
Actor, Night Tide
Hailing from Chicago (his birth has also been noted as late as 1907 which to the purpose would be too late), Gavin Muir had that sort of lean and hungry John Carradine face and slight build that begged for character villain parts. Indeed he was bit by the acting bug and started in regional theater but jumped to Broadway by 1920...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 26
Man of Action (22 Apr. 1959)
"Oliver Jenkins" ” - gattonero975
 
94.
Joan O'Brien
Joan O'Brien began her show-biz career while she was in high school, on a local TV music show in California with Tennessee Ernie Ford. Soon she was a successful singer, and made the jump to acting. In about half the films she ever made it appeared that Joan played a nurse. Perhaps her most memorable appearance was in Blake Edwards' Operation Petticoat...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 15
One Bullet from Broken Bow (21 Jan. 1959)
"Dolores Clark" ” - gattonero975
 
95.
William Phipps
In the early days of 1950s science-fiction, one of the first people to become identified with the genre was actor William Phipps. Aside from furnishing the voice of Prince Charming in Disney's cartoon classic Cinderella, Phipps also hid his boyish face beneath a beard as the star of Arch Oboler's...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 17
License to Cheat (4 Feb. 1959)
"Ken Wills" ” - gattonero975
 
96.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 19
River Boat (18 Feb. 1959)
"Nora Henderson" ” - gattonero975
 
97.
Mike Ragan
Actor, Attack
Los Angeles-born Holly Bane (who later changed his name to the more macho-sounding Mike Ragan) didn't start out to be an actor--he wanted to be a big-band musician. That didn't work out for him, unfortunately, so he wound up getting a job as an office boy at MGM at age 15. From there he worked his way into the makeup department...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 26
Man of Action (22 Apr. 1959)
"'Tip-Toe' Mallory" (as Mike Ragan) ” - gattonero975
 
98.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 13
Double Trouble in Trinidad (7 Jan. 1959)
"George Swift" (as Dick Reeves) ” - gattonero975
 
99.
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 8
Dude's Folly (Nov. 1958)
"Packy Morrow" ” - gattonero975
 
100.
Gene Roth
Tall (6'2"), burly, and reliable character actor Gene Roth was born Eugene Oliver Edgar Stutenroth on January 8, 1903 in Redfield, South Dakota. He was the youngest of three sons born to German father Eugene Stutenroth and Swedish mother Anna Christina Olsen. Roth and his two brothers were raised by their mother after their father abandoned them when Gene was only two years old...
“ Bat Masterson: Season 1, Episode 14
Election Day (14 Jan. 1959)
"Mayor Oliver Hinton" ” - gattonero975