James Arness dies at 88; TV’s Marshal Dillon on landmark ‘Gunsmoke’ series

James Arness is best known for his role as Marshal Matt Dillon in ‘Gunsmoke,’ one of the longest-running prime-time series in network TV history. He was a towering symbol of frontier justice in the series that broke the mold for TV westerns.

Actor James Arness portrays Marshal Matt Dillon in a scene from […]