Can you match these Western stars to the right spooky roles?

Which TV cowboys starred in these horror movies and creepy shows?

It's not uncommon for actors to take all kinds of odd acting jobs early in their careers. For performers starting out in the Fifties and Sixties, that meant appearing in some pretty strange and spooky pictures. A few films hold up just as well as when they were first released while others are remembered more for what they did wrong than what they did right.

Here are 12 actors famous for their roles in TV Westerns. Can you guess who appeared in these frightening films and terrifying TV shows?

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  1. Which Bonanza actor donned the fur and fangs for this Fifties horror film?
  2. Which future TV cowboy starred in this campy horror favorite?
  3. Which Big Valley star appeared alongside Vincent Price in this creepy classic?
  4. Do you know who battled giant insects in this creature feature?
  5. Which Western actor played the sheriff in this iconic Hitchcock film?
  6. Whose very first screen role was a small part in this monster sequel?
  7. Who played the vampire villain in this TV episode?
  8. Do you know which Gunsmoke star fought oversized rodents in this kooky flick?
  9. Who starred in this nightmarish William Castle film?
  10. Who played a sinister cemetery director in this movie?
  11. Who appeared in this short-lived Eighties series?
  12. Which Maverick star created an evil serum in this Fifties thriller?

Can you match these Western stars to the right spooky roles?

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bukhrn 4 months ago
8/12, not bad as some I've never seen, a few I've never heard of.
country46 5 months ago
Did you slide through this quiz easily? Heck no i slid out the park head first 4 of 12 and guessed those # 6 really shocked me I cant beleive ole Clint was in it I guess you got to start somewhere
scp 6 months ago
11 out of 12. Guessed on several.
Mac2Nite 7 months ago
12/12... only had to "guess" once: Lorne Green in The Hardy Boys & Nancy Drew meet Dracula... never saw it, but guessed correctly. 😏
sputnik_57 7 months ago
6/12 Some of these movies I've never heard of. My older sister took me to a theater to see the Blob when I was about 7 years old (early 60's, the movie had been out for a while)...that movie gave me the creeps for a long time!
VanHalen 7 months ago
I guessed half of them and only missed ONE ! ! !
Better get some Lottery tickets.
Mike 7 months ago
11/12 and it was a bad click.. I was mad. :(
Mac2Nite Mike 7 months ago
You can go back, reload the page and do the quiz again. I've had some "screen jumps" in the past that made me accidentally click the wrong answer myself.
WSK2513 7 months ago
11 out of 12......and I was born on Halloween!

JulieTV 7 months ago
8 out of 12. I did better than I thought.
Runeshaper JulieTV 7 months ago
Ditto! LOL
Oldielover 7 months ago
6/12....I actually felt for a minute that I'd only come away with just 2,but it got better....Didn't know most,but I bet they would have scared me as a kid!...lol!
KMT6600 7 months ago
7 missed I didn't do as bad as I I thought I might.
























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