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9/16/1965 -5/19/1969 ABC 60 minutes
Color - 112 episodes

(Sept. 1965-July 1966 Wednesday 9:00-10:00)
(July 1966-May 1969 Monday 10:00-11:00)

Big Valley Cast



Barbara Stanwyck as Victoria Barkley
Richard Long as Jarrod Barkley
Peter Breck as Nick Barkley
Lee Majors as Heath Barkley
Linda Evans as Audra Barkley
Napoleon Whiting as Silas

Charles Briles as Eugene Barkley (1965-1966)
James Gavin as Sheriff (1966-67)
Douglas Kennedy as Sheriff Fred Madden (1967-69)

Horses:Misty Girl is Victoria's, Coco is Nick's

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Big Valley, Lee Majors, Peter Breck,Barbnara Stanwyck
Big Valley cast
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For Barbara Stanwyck fans:
She appeared in 4 episodes of Wagon Train and Richard Long appeared in one too.


Lee Majors
Lee Majors

Big Valley Tidbits

Around 1878 widow Victoria Barkley (Barbara Stanwyck) ran her huge spread in California's San Joaquin Valley near Stockton with the help of her four sons. (A youngest son, Eugene, was seen in early episodes.)

Jarrod (Richard Long), the eldest, was a lawyer and Nick (Peter Breck) ran the ranch and was good with horses. Audra (Linda Evans) was the pretty, unmarried daughter.

Heath (Lee Majors) was Victoria's late husband Tom's illegitimate son. While away on business, Tom had been nursed back to health by Leah Simmons. He left to return to his family and Leah never told him she was pregnant. Eventually a grown Heath seeks to discover his roots and finds the Barkley Ranch. Victoria welcomes him as one of her own.

My only problem with the show was that every 5 or 6 episodes, Heath would get in a snit and threaten to leave. Then Big Mama Victoria would do her "you're a Barkley" routine and he'd stay. Time came when I wanted to shout - so go already!

Of note, this was Lee Majors' first acting job after only six weeks of drama school!

Passings

Douglas Kennedy died in 1973 of cancer, Richard Long in 1974 of heart problems, Napolean Whiting in 1984, Barbara Stanwyck died in 1990 of congestive heart failure and Peter Breck in 2012 he was 82.





Big Valley, Lee Majors, Peter Breck,Barbnara Stanwyck              
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Lee Majors
Lee Majors


Big Valley, Lee Majors, Peter Breck,Barbara Stanwyck
Peter Breck
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