The Californians (TV series)

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The Californians is a half-hour Western television series, set during the San Francisco gold rush of the 1850s, which was broadcast by NBC from September 24, 1957, to May 26, 1959, for 69 episodes.wikipedia
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Nan Leslie

Season one episodes also featured Sean McClory as store owner Jack McGivern, who headed the vigilante committee and Nan Leslie as his wife, Martha McGivern.
Her longest-running role was as Martha McGivern in 37 episodes of the first season of The Californians.

Sean McClory

Season one episodes also featured Sean McClory as store owner Jack McGivern, who headed the vigilante committee and Nan Leslie as his wife, Martha McGivern.
McClory portrayed the Irishman Jack McGivern, the man known for having the best timing around, in the first season of NBC's western television series, The Californians, set in the California Gold Rush of the 1850s.

Adam Kennedy (actor)

Adam Kennedy
Adam Kennedy starred in the first year in early episodes as Dion Patrick, an Irish newspaperman who helps the local vigilante committee.
Adam Kennedy (March 10, 1922 – October 16, 1997) was an American actor, screenwriter, novelist, and painter, who starred as the Irish-American newspaper editor Dion Patrick during the first season, 1957–1958, of NBC's western television series, The Californians.

Carole Mathews

In season two, Coogan stars as Matthew Wayne, a sheriff and then marshal who organizes the city police, courts a young widow, Wilma Fansler, portrayed by Carole Mathews, and clashes with an ambitious attorney, Jeremy Pitt, played by Art Fleming, later the original host of "Jeopardy!".
Her longest-running role was as the 37-year-old widow Wilma Fansler in the second season from 1958 to 1959 on the NBC Western television series, The Californians.

Charles Aidman

Charles Aidman
Among his many television credits, Aidman guest-starred on NBC's The Virginian in the episode "The Devil's Children" and twice on the NBC western series The Californians.

Frank Albertson

Frank Albertson
He guest starred in the early NBC western series The Californians and twice in the David Janssen crime drama Richard Diamond, Private Detective.

R. G. Armstrong

R.G. Armstrong
R.G. Armstrong
He guest-starred in virtually every television western series produced in the 1950s and 1960s, including Have Gun - Will Travel, The Californians, Jefferson Drum, The Tall Man, Riverboat, The Rifleman, Zane Grey Theater, Wanted: Dead or Alive, The Westerner, The Big Valley, Bonanza, Maverick (as Louise Fletcher's character's father in the episode which drew the series' largest single viewership, "The Saga of Waco Williams"), Gunsmoke, Rawhide, and Wagon Train.

John Anderson (actor)

John Anderson
John Anderson
On television, he appeared in such series as The Rockford Files, Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theatre, Gunsmoke, The Rifleman, Laramie, Have Gun – Will Travel, The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, The Virginian, The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp, The Californians, Johnny Ringo, Little House on the Prairie, Trackdown, The Big Valley, Tales of Wells Fargo, Emergency!, MacGyver, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (episode "Cradle Of The Deep") and Outlaws.

Richard Coogan

Due to sagging ratings, Richard Coogan was brought in in later season one episodes; his introduction boosted ratings, and led to the departure of Kennedy and McCrory.
On the NBC Western television series, The Californians (1957–1959) set in the California Gold Rush in San Francisco during the 1850s, Coogan appeared as Marshal Matthew Wayne, a character who struck most viewers and critics as a deliberate clone of Gunsmoke's Marshal Matt Dillon.

Edgar Buchanan

Edgar Buchanan
Among the many television series in which he was cast as a guest star were Cimarron City, The Californians, The Rifleman Edgar appeared in six episodes of The Rifleman, playing Grandpa Fogerty in “The Long Goodbye” (Episode 119) and Doc Burrage in the other five: “The Pet” (episode 15), “The Second Witness” (episode 23), “The Trade” (episode 24), “The Deadly Wait” (episode 26), and “The Angry Man” (episode 31)., the episode "Duel at Sundown" of Maverick with James Garner and Clint Eastwood, Leave It to Beaver (as both "Uncle Billy" and "Captain Jack"), The Twilight Zone, Riverboat (as Wingate Pardee in the 1960 episode, "Duel on the River"), Gunsmoke, Route 66, Bringing Up Buddy, Bus Stop, and The Lloyd Bridges Show.

Robert Blake (actor)

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Robert Blake
He also guest starred on John Payne's NBC western The Restless Gun, Nick Adams's ABC western The Rebel, the NBC western series The Californians, the ABC adventure series Straightaway, and the American Western television series Laramie, which aired on NBC from 1959 to 1963.

John Archer (actor)

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John Archer
He also appeared in television series such as Rescue 8, Science Fiction Theater, Armstrong Circle Theatre, Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater, and The Millionaire, The Loretta Young Show, Private Secretary, The Bob Cummings Show, Mackenzie's Raiders, This Man Dawson, The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet, The Californians, Sea Hunt, Maverick, The Twilight Zone, The Tall Man, Surfside 6, 77 Sunset Strip, Wagon Train, Hawaiian Eye, McHale's Navy, Bonanza, Mannix, and The Name of the Game.

Art Fleming

Fleming era
In season two, Coogan stars as Matthew Wayne, a sheriff and then marshal who organizes the city police, courts a young widow, Wilma Fansler, portrayed by Carole Mathews, and clashes with an ambitious attorney, Jeremy Pitt, played by Art Fleming, later the original host of "Jeopardy!".
He also played attorney Jeremy Pitt in The Californians, an NBC Western set in San Francisco during the gold rush of the 1850s.

Douglass Dumbrille

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Douglass Dumbrille
In 1958, he was cast as Mayor John Geary in three episodes of the NBC western series, The Californians.

John Doucette

John Doucette
He appeared on a variety of television shows, including The Time Tunnel, Racket Squad, The Range Rider, The Roy Rogers Show, The Fugitive, The Adventures of Kit Carson, The Cisco Kid, City Detective, Annie Oakley, The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial, My Friend Flicka, Sky King, The Californians, Broken Arrow, The People's Choice, Sheriff of Cochise, Behind Closed Doors, The Texan, Lawman, The Everglades, Mackenzie's Raiders, Bonanza, The Wild Wild West, The Virginian, Have Gun - Will Travel, Kung Fu, The Rat Patrol, Hogan's Heroes, Adventures of Superman, Sea Hunt, Science Fiction Theatre, Walt Disney Presents, and Tales of Wells Fargo.

Douglas Fowley

Douglas Fowley
He appeared, too, on the ABC situation comedy The Pride of the Family and on the NBC western series The Californians and Jefferson Drum.

Ted de Corsia

Ted de Corsia
Other television appearances included The Californians, The Lone Ranger, Maverick, Tales of Wells Fargo, Sugarfoot, Jefferson Drum, Richard Diamond, Private Detective, Frontier Doctor, Mackenzie's Raiders, Riverboat, Tate, The Twilight Zone, Sea Hunt, Lawman, Stoney Burke, Rawhide, Daniel Boone, Gunsmoke, 77 Sunset Strip,The Dakotas, I Dream of Jeannie, Get Smart, Zane Grey Theater and The Outer Limits (episode "The Inheritors", 1964).

Mike Connors

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Mike Connors
He appeared in another NBC Western series, The Californians.

Troy Donahue

Troy Donahue
He often had better roles in TV, guest-starring in episodes of The Californians, Rawhide, Wagon Train, and Tales of Wells Fargo.

Hans Conried

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Hans Conried
Guest appearances included I Love Lucy (as the English tutor Percy Livermore) Davy Crockett, The Californians, Meet McGraw, Hey, Jeannie!, The Ray Milland Show, The DuPont Show with June Allyson, The Real McCoys, The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Mister Ed, The Islanders, Ben Casey, Dr. Kildare, Lost in Space, Daniel Boone, The Beverly Hillbillies, The Lucy Show, Gilligan's Island, The Monkees, Have Gun – Will Travel, Love, American Style, Here's Lucy, Kolchak, Alice, Laverne & Shirley, The Love Boat, Hogan's Heroes, Match Game, Maverick, The Donna Reed Show, What's It For, Fantasy Island and Quark.

Chris Alcaide

Chris Alcaide
The Californians as Gordon in "The Street" (NBC, 1958)

Herbert Rudley

Early season one episodes featured Herbert Rudley as newspaper editor Sam Brennan but Jack McGivern later took over the newspaper.
In 1957, he appeared in the role of Sam Brennan in some early episodes of NBC's western drama, The Californians, set in the San Francisco gold rush of the 1850s.

Bruce Gordon (actor)

Bruce Gordon
Bruce Gordon
On television, he appeared in numerous episodes of such early programs as The Goldbergs, The Nash Airflyte Theater, Studio One, Justice, Kraft Television Theatre, Robert Montgomery Presents, The Californians, Whirlybirds, and Decoy.

Russ Conway (actor)

Russ Conway
Russ Conway
He guest starred on other westerns such as The Texan, Fury, Tombstone Territory and Bronco, The Californians, The Rough Riders, Lawman, and Frontier Justice.