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Poll: People You Wouldn't Expect to Find in a Western

All these Westerns feature actors in leading roles whom one does not primarily associate with Westerns. Whose appearance in a Western surprises you most?

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    Shalako (1968)

    SEAN CONNERY and BRIGITTE BARDOT

    must be British humour to cast those two as male and female lead in a Western...

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    The Magnificent Seven (1960)

    HORST BUCHHOLZ

    the young German heart-throb among the American Western heroes...

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    Wild Rovers (1971)

    RYAN O'NEAL

    as cowhand and puppy loving bankrobber...

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    Mackenna's Gold (1969)

    OMAR SHARIF

    the Egyption as Mexican bad boy...

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    Calamity Jane (1953)

    DORIS DAY

    the eternal model housewife or professional girl as saloon keeper in the Wild West...

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    Rooster Cogburn (1975)

    KATHERINE HEPBURN

    being herself alongside John Wayne in the West...

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    High Noon (1952)

    GRACE KELLY

    the ice cold aristocratic beauty as Western bride...

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    The Unforgiven (1960)

    AUDREY HEPBURN

    as half-blood girl...

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    Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970)

    SHIRLEY MACLAINE

    as mule-riding nun...

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    Silverado (1985)

    JOHN CLEESE

    as the sheriff of a Western town...

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    Man and Boy (1971)

    BILL COSBY

    as settler in the American West...

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    The Missouri Breaks (1976)

    JACK NICHOLSON

    as a horse thief in the Wild West...

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    Catlow (1971)

    LEONARD NIMOY

    Mr Spock as a bounty hunter in the West...

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    Seraphim Falls (2006)

    LIAM NEESON and PIERCE BROSNAN

    Two Irish boys in the Wild West...

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    The Villain (1979)

    ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER

    as Handsome Stranger escorting a handsome lady in the Wild West...

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    Saratoga Trunk (1945)

    INGRID BERGMAN

    as a beautiful Creole...

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    Unconquered (1947)

    BORIS KARLOFF

    as Indian chief...

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    Heller in Pink Tights (1960)

    SOPHIA LOREN

    as member of a travelling theatre company in the old West...

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    The Oklahoma Kid (1939)

    JAMES CAGNEY and HUMPHREY BOGART

    Bogart as stage coach robber and Cagney as outlaw 'Kid'...

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    The Fighting Kentuckian (1949)

    OLIVER HARDY

    as John Wayne's sidekick in a Western...

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    The Singer Not the Song (1961)

    DIRK BOGARDE and JOHN MILLS

    as a local bandit and a Catholic priest in a small Mexican town...

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    Cowboy (1958)

    JACK LEMMON

    as hotel clerk turned cattle-driving cowboy

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    The Indian Fighter (1955)

    WALTER MATTHAU

    as the bad boy in this Western...

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    Copper Canyon (1950)

    HEDY LAMARR

    as a lovely gambler...

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    Red Sun (1971)

    TOSHIRO MIFUNE, URSULA ANDRESS, ALAIN DELON, CAPUCINE

    Japanese and European stars on a train ride through the Wild West...

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    Sergeants 3 (1962)

    FRANK SINATRA

    as brawling U. S. Cavalry sergeant stationed in Indian Territory...

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    The Alamo (1960)

    FRANKIE AVALON

    does Texas...

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    Fort Apache (1948)

    SHIRLEY TEMPLE

    as the daughter of an army colonel in the old West...

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    Love Me Tender (1956)

    ELVIS PRESLEY

    The King in a Civil War drama/Western...

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    Little Big Man (1970)

    DUSTIN HOFFMAN

    as a man raised by Indians and living and fighting with them...

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    The Hunting Party (1971)

    OLIVER REED

    as famous outlaw of the American West...

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    The Frisco Kid (1979)

    HARRISON FORD

    as a rogue with a heart of gold...

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    Ruggles of Red Gap (1935)

    CHARLES LAUGHTON

    as an English butler who is lost in a game of cards and ends up in the American West...

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    Destry Rides Again (1939)

    MARLENE DIETRICH

    as a bar singer in the American West...

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    The Baron of Arizona (1950)

    VINCENT PRICE

    as a swindler in the old West...