• THESE 'Virginian' stars are still alive today
  • The Western TV series aired from 1962 to 1971
  • This is what they are up to now

'The Virginian', one of the longest-running TV westerns alongside 'Gunsmoke' and 'Bonanza', has left an indelible mark on the world of television. With a star-studded cast that included the likes of James Drury, Doug McClure, and Lee J. Cobb, the show has stood the test of time.  Let's saddle up and find out!

Still riding: Gary Clarke

Gary Clarke (90), is one of the few original cast members still alive. Known for his role as "Steve Hill", Clarke continues to make appearances at events such as the 2022 Cowboy Way Jubilee.

The young starlet: Roberta Shore

Roberta Shore (80), played "Betsy Garth" in the first four seasons of 'The Virginian'. She stepped away from acting at a young age and is currently enjoying a quiet life away from the Hollywood spotlight.

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The ranch hand: Randy Boone

Randy Boone (81), played ranch hand "Randy Benton" in seasons 2-4 of 'The Virginian'. Boone is still alive and well, according to his IMDb bio.

The Grainger Clan: Charles Bickford and Don Quine

Charles Bickford (76) and Don Quine (85) played John Grainger and his grandson Stacey Grainger respectively. Bickford passed away in 1967, while Quine continues to thrive, having published a thriller titled 'Killer Payback' in 2018.

While the passage of time has taken some of 'The Virginian' stars from us, the show's enduring popularity ensures that their contributions are celebrated and cherished by generations of fans.