One Degree of Separation From Gunsmoke

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Gunsmoke boasted numerous great and famous actors.Many others did not play on Gunsmoke, but worked with others who did.Here is an incomplete list. Listed first is the once removed actor. The actor who appeared on Gunsmoke is then listed along with the joint work.

 

Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein stars Glenn Strange as Frankenstein.
Alan Alda stared with Loretta Swit , Harry Morgan and Wayne Rogers in M*A*S*H.
Woody Allen wrote and directed the movie Crimes and Misdemeanors.Martin Landau played the murderous eye doctor in the same movie.

Gillian Anderson starred in the X-Files movie with Martin Landau.

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Rowan Atkinson starred in Bean. Burt Reynolds also appeared.
Richard Attenborough and Charles Bronson both tried to make The Great Escape.
Kim Basinger played Vicki Vale in the first Batman movie where Pat Hingle played Police Commissioner Gordon.PatHingle replaced Doc on Gunsmoke when Milburn Stone had a heart attack.
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Kevin Bacon appeared in the movie Apollo 13, directed by Ron Howard.
Alec Baldwin appeared in Working Girl with Harrison Ford
Halle Barry appeared in Executive Decision with Kurt Russell
Jason Bateman stars in Arrested Development, narrated by Ron Howard.
Marlon Brando starred in Sayonara. Dennis Hopper and Ricardo Montalban were also in the movie.
Candice Bergen starred in Miss Congeniality along with William Shatner
Linda Blair starred in Repossessed, with Leslie Nielsen
Benjamin Bratt appeared in Clear and Present Danger with Harrison Ford
Yul Brenner was the leader of the Magnificent Seven.Charles Bronson was one of the seven.
Mel Brooks directed the The Twelve Chairs starringRon Moody.
James Brownand Charles Bronson were both members of The Dirty Dozen.
Sandra Bullock is the lady in Speed. Dennis Hopper is the bad guy.
Tim Burton directed the first Batman movie where Pat Hingle played Police Commissioner Gordon.PatHingle replaced Doc on Gunsmoke when Milburn Stone had a heart attack.
Steve Buscemi appeared in Escape from L.A. with Kurt Russell
Red Buttons starred with Bruce Dern and Michael Conrad in the movie They Shoot Horses, Donít They?
Nicolas Cage is in Rumble Fish. So is Dennis Hopper
Michael Caine starred in Miss Congeniality along with William Shatner
John Carpenter directed Kurt Russell in Escape from L.A. with
James Caviezel starred in The Thin Red Line with Nick Nolte
George Clooney starred in The Thin Red Line with Nick Nolte
Glenn Close starred in Air Force One with Harrison Ford
Kurt Cobain was leader of the Seattle grunge band, Nirvana.Nirvanaís album, Bleach, contained a song called Floyd the Barber referring to a character on The Andy Griffith Show.†† Floyd was played by actor Howard McNear who not only appeared on a number of televisionís Gunsmokes, but also played Doc on radioís version of Gunsmoke
James Coburn and Charles Bronson both tried to make The Great Escape.
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Sean Connery appeared in Meteor with Martin Landau .
Gary Cooper was the star of High Noon.Jack Elam was the town drunk.
Richard Crenna appeared in Sabrina with Harrison Ford
Russell Crowe had a Beautiful Mind and was directed by Ron Howard.
Tom Cruiseís boss in Mission Impossible was Jon Voight
John Cusack was in Stand by Me. So did Richard Dreyfus
Matt Damon was one of the Rounders which also starred Martin Landau .
James Dean was in Giant with Dennis Hopper , Chill Wills , Paul Fix , Mercedes McCambridge and Earl Holliman .
Dom DeLuise directed the The Twelve Chairs starringRon Moody.
Angie Dickinson appeared in Sabrina with Harrison Ford
Kirk Douglas was 'Doc' Holliday in Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. Also appearing were John Ireland , Earl Holliman , Dennis Hopper as Billy Clanton, DeForest Kelley as Morgan Earp, Lee Van Cleef and Jack Elam.
Ellen DeGeneres appeared in Ed TV with Martin Landau and Dennis Hopper .
Brian Dennehy appeared in Presumed Innocent with Harrison Ford .
Johnny Depp played the lead in the movie Ed Wood. Martin Landau won an academy award for a supporting actor in Ed Wood
Willem Defoe appeared in Clear and Present Danger with Harrison Ford
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Robert DeNiro played Neil McCauley in the movie Heat, where Jon Voight played Nate.
Matt Dillon is in Rumble Fish. So is Dennis Hopper
David Duchovny starred in the X-Files movie with Martin Landau .
Clint Eastwood was good in The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.Lee Van Cleef was the bad.
Sam Elliot appeared in Tombstone with Kurt Russell and Buck Taylor .
Chris Farley starred in Black Sheep with Gary Busey.
Mia Farrow appeared in The Great Gadsby with Bruce Dern.
Sally Field starred in the Smokey & the Bandit with Burt Reynolds
Lawrence Fishburne was the voice of Thrax in Osmosis Jones where the voice of Tom Colonic was supplied by Ron Howard.
Henry Fonda appeared in Meteor with Martin Landau.
Peter Fonda was in Easy Rider with Dennis Hopper
Jane Fonda starred with Bruce Dern and Michael Conrad in the movie They Shoot Horses, Donít They?
Mel Gibson starred in the Lethal Weapon with unforgettable villain Mr. Joshua played by Gary Busey
Jackie Gleason starred in the Smokey & the Bandit with Burt Reynolds
Danny Glover starred in the Lethal Weapon with unforgettable villain Mr. Joshua played by Gary Busey
Cuba Gooding Junior starred in the Home on the Range in 2004 with Dennis Weaver.
Louis Gosset Jr. starred in the movie Diggstown with Bruce Dern
Kelsey Grammer appeared with Bruce Dern in Down Periscope.
Hugh Grant appeared with Richard Dreyfus in Notting Hill.
Melanie Griffith appeared in Working Girl with Harrison Ford
Ann Heche appeared in Seven Days Seven Nights with Harrison Ford.
Trevor Howard appeared in Meteor with Martin Landau .
Brian Keith appeared in Meteor with Martin Landau .
Clark Gable appeared in Run Silent Run Deep with Jack Warden .
James Garner and Charles Bronson both tried to make The Great Escape.
Richard Geer starred in the movie Power with Michael Learned.
Andy Griffithís son on The Andy Griffith Show was Ron Howard .
Gene Hackman was in Hoosiers with Dennis Hopper .
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Tom Hanks appeared in the movie Apollo 13, directed by Ron Howard .
Woody Harrelson appeared in Ed TV with Martin Landau and Dennis Hopper .
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Ed Harris appeared in the movie Apollo 13, directed by Ron Howard .
Charlton Heston appeared in Tombstone with Kurt Russell and Buck Taylor
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Dustin Hoffman costarred with Jon Voight in Midnight Cowboy.
Rock Hudson was in Giant with Dennis Hopper .
David Jansen in televisionís The Fugitive was narrated by William Conrad who both directed Gunsmoke and starred as Matt Dillon on radioís Gunsmoke.
Tommy Lee Jones was the US Marshal in the movie The Fugitive.Harrison Ford was The Fugitive.
Ashley Judd plays Charlene Shiherlis in the movie Heat, where Jon Voight played Nate.
Michael Keaton was the first Batman where Pat Hingle played Police Commissioner Gordon.PatHingle replaced Doc on Gunsmoke when Milburn Stone had a heart attack.
Grace Kelly was the blushing bride in High Noon.Jack Elam was the town drunk.
Val Kilmer played Chris Shiherlis in the movie Heat, where Jon Voight played Nate.
Don Knotts was Barney on The Andy Griffith show.The gas station owner was George Lindsey and Andyís boy was Ron Howar
Burt Lancaster was Wyatt Earp in Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. Also appearing were John Ireland, Earl Holliman, Dennis Hopper as Billy Clanton, DeForest Kelley as Morgan Earp, Lee Van Cleef and Jack Elam
Michael Landon costarred with Victor French in televisionís Little House on the Prairie.
The 1993 movie Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story starred Michael Learned.
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George Lucas wrote and directed Star Wars, starring Harrison Ford