Home Television Drama Lawman


1 9 5 8 – 1 9 6 2 (USA)

Film actor John Russell played Marshal Dan Troop in this popular western adventure series set in the late 1800s.

Firm but fair, Troop was the chief lawman in the wild west town of Laramie, who had a fatherly relationship with his young deputy, Johnny McKay (Peter Brown).

thelawmanOther series regulars included Bek Nelson as Dru Lemp and Dan Sheridan as Jake (who provided some of the series’ lighter moments).

Peggy Castle joined the cast for the second season as Lily Merrill, owner of the Birdcage Saloon (a role extremely similar to that of Miss Kitty in popular rival show Gunsmoke).

Marshal Dan Troop
John Russell
Deputy Johnny McKay
Peter Brown
Dru Lemp
Bek Nelson
Jake Summers
Dan Sheridan
Lily Merrill
Peggy Castle