Legends of Deadwood

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HBO does a ridiculously good job at the casting of actual characters. According to, here are some key historical characters portrayed through the series:




Seth Bullock portrayed by Timothy Olyphant




robin-weigert-calamity-jane1Calamity Jane portrayed by Robin Weigart





Wild Bill Hickock portrayed by Keith Carradine




                                                             al-swearengen2Al Swearengen portrayed by Ian McShaneian-mcshane4




martha-bullockMartha Bullock portrayed by Anna Gunnanna-gunn2




wyatt-earpWyatt Earp portrayed by Gale Haroldgale-harold




george-hearstGeorge Hearst portrayed by Gerald McRaneygerald-mcraney1




jack-langrisheJack Languishe portrayed by Brian Coxbrian-cox1




sol-starSol Star portrayed by John Hawkesjohn-hawkes




thomas-nuttelTom Nuttal portrayed by Leon Rippyleon-rippy







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