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

By: H&I Staff     Posted: October 26, 2021, 2:40PM

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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