Premiered Date
September 12, 1959
Genre
Western
Network
NBC
1936-1991

Michael Landon

as Joseph 'Little Joe' Cartwright

1915-1987

Lorne Greene

as Ben Cartwright

73

Tim Matheson

as Griff King

1928-1972

Dan Blocker

as Eric 'Hoss' Cartwright

1928-2010

Pernell Roberts

as Adam Cartwright

1938-2015

David Canary

as Candy Canaday

65

Mitch Vogel

as Jamie Hunter Cartwright

1926-2003

Bing Russell

as Deputy Clem Foster

About Bonanza

About

An all male ranching family in Nevada lives on a thousand acre spread during and after the Civil War. The show ran for 14 seasons and aired a total of 431 episodes. 

Trivia

The series won five Emmy Awards during its run. The show spawned three made-for-TV movies, Bonanza: The Next Generation, Bonanza: The Return, and Bonanza: Under Attack.