Premiered Date
September 19, 1962
Genre
Western
Network
NBC
1934-2020

James Drury

as The Virginian

93

Clu Gulager

as Emmett Ryker

1911-1976

Lee J. Cobb

as Judge Henry Garth

88

Gary Clarke

as Steve Hill

1907-1991

John McIntire

as Clay Grainger

1935-1995

Doug McClure

as Trampas

1891-1967

Charles Bickford

as John Grainger

78

Roberta Shore

as Betsy Garth

About The Virginian

About

Character and relationship drama set in The Shiloh Ranch in Wyoming Territory of the 1890s. It was loosely based on Owen Wister's 1902 novel The Virginian: Horseman of the Plains.

Trivia

The show was also known as The Men from Shiloh in its final season. It became the third longest running western on TV behind Bonanza and Gunsmoke.