Quiz: Can You Identify the Lead Actors in These Classic Westerns?
Can You Identify the Lead Actors in These Classic Westerns?
By: Jacqueline Samaroo
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About This Quiz

Are you quick on the draw?

When we think of classic westerns, what are the names of the actors that everyone's minds usually go to first? Many people would probably first mention John Wayne, while an almost equal amount of people would probably first think of Clint Eastwood. However, during the era of classic westerns, Clint Eastwood and John Wayne were not the only two actors who were making a name for themselves as gunslingers, cowboys, saloon goers, and hardworking folk.

Throughout the entirety of the 20th century, there was a consistent demand for tales of heroic sheriffs or stories of unlawful outlaws. As a result of this, there are hundreds upon hundreds of classic westerns to search through. Although admittedly, names like John Wayne and Clint Eastwood may come up dozens of times during this era, this quiz shines a light on some of the other iconic actors that have played leading roles in some of our favorite classic westerns! Let's see if you have what it takes to go head to head against this quiz!

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