A 60-shot look at Old West lawmen and the actors who've portrayed them
Draw on these gunslingers with a badge, and their role in Hollywood
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The American Wild West has proved a fertile backdrop for a host of Hollywood movies, and the stars of many have been the real-life lawmen that rode tall in the saddle defending an untamed frontier from assorted outlaws and lowlifes. Indeed, these are the men that inspired the Western genre of film—and a roll call of actors who ended up portraying some of most legendary law enforcement figures in Old West history.
Click through the following gallery for a 60-shot look at these gunslingers with a badge and the actors who've portrayed them.
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