James Arness

Biography

The star of one of the longest-running shows in U.S. television history, Gunsmoke (1955). Born of Norwegian heritage (the family name, Aurness (formerly had been Aursness) in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Rolf and Ruth Duesler Aurness. His father was a traveling salesman of medical supplies and his...

28 titles Acting

Gunsmoke: One Man's Justice

1994 · Matt Dillon

7.2

Gunsmoke: To the Last Man

1992 · Matt Dillon

7.1

Gunsmoke: The Last Apache

1990 · Matt Dillon

6.2

Red River

1988 · Thomas Dunson

6.2

The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory

1987 · Jim Bowie

7.0

Gunsmoke: Return to Dodge

1987 · Matt Dillon

6.5

Flame of the Islands

1956 · Kelly Rand

5.5

The First Traveling Saleslady

1956 · Joel Kingdom

6.3

Gun The Man Down

1956 · Rem Anderson

6.3

Many Rivers to Cross

1955 · Esau Hamilton

6.5

The Sea Chase

1955 · Schlieter

6.4

Her Twelve Men

1954 · Ralph Munsey

7.3

Them!

1954 · FBI Agent Robert Graham

7.0

Island in the Sky

1953 · Mac McMullen

6.1

The Veils of Bagdad

1953 · Targut

6.7

The Lone Hand

1953 · Gus Varden

7.1

Hondo

1953 · Lennie

7.1

Carbine Williams

1952 · Leon Williams

6.7

The Girl in White

1952 · Matt

5.4

Big Jim McLain

1952 · Mal Baxter

6.5

Hellgate

1952 · George Redfield

6.2

Horizons West

1952 · Tiny McGilligan

4.4

Two Lost Worlds

1951 · Kirk Hamilton

6.5

Iron Man

1951 · Alex Mallick (as Jim Arness)

6.8

The People Against O'Hara

1951 · John Fordman 'Johnny' O'Hara

7.2

The Thing from Another World

1951 · 'The Thing'

6.2

Cavalry Scout

1951 · Barth

6.8

Sierra

1950 · Little Sam

7.2

Wagon Master

1950 · Floyd Clegg

6.2

Wyoming Mail

1950 · Russell

7.5

Battleground

1949 · Garby

7.4

The Farmer's Daughter

1947 · Peter Holstrom (as James Aurness)

6.4

Roses Are Red

1947 · Ray (as James Aurness)