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Before he became an Oscar-winning director, before he played Dirty Harry and before he was The Man With No Name, Clint Eastwood was TV star thanks to the classic Western Rawhide.

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Although he'd had bit parts in Westerns before (Star in the Dust, 1956; Ambush at Cimarron Pass, 1958), Rawhide can be credited with making Eastwood a household name and a Western icon.
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Premiering in 1958, Rawhide tells the story of a band of traveling cattle-drivers. Among them was a hotheaded ramrod named Rowdy Yates (Eastwood).
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The series ran for eight seasons, over a seven year time span with Eastwood as one of only two actors to appear in all 217 episodes. (The other was actor, Eric Fleming.)
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Eastwood went on to shoot such landmark Westerns as A Fistful of Dollars, High Plains Drifter, The Outlaw Josey Wales and Unforgiven, but Rawhide is where it all began. Click here for the full schedule of Rawhide on AMC.
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