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The Young Riders

The Young Riders was an American Western television series created by Ed Spielman that presents a fictionalized account of a group of young Pony Express riders based at the Sweetwater Station in the Nebraska Territory during the years leading up to the American Civil War. The series premiered on ABC on September 20, 1989 and ran for three seasons until the final episode aired on July 23, 1992.

Credits

Don Franklin
Don Franklin

Noah Dixon

Brett Cullen
Brett Cullen

Marshal Sam Cain

Stephen Baldwin
Stephen Baldwin

Buffalo Bill Cody

Melissa Leo
Melissa Leo

Emma Shannon

Anthony Zerbe
Anthony Zerbe

Teaspoon Hunter

Cast

Name Character
Don Franklin He was 28 , now 62 years old as Noah Dixon
Brett Cullen He was 33 , now 66 years old as Marshal Sam Cain
Michael J. Pollard He was 50 , 80 years old when he died
Stephen Baldwin He was 23 , now 56 years old as Buffalo Bill Cody
Melissa Leo She was 29 , now 62 years old as Emma Shannon
Anthony Zerbe He was 53 , now 86 years old as Teaspoon Hunter
Amy O'Neill She was 18 , now 51 years old as Jennifer Tompkins / Eagle Feather
Ty Miller He was 24 , now 58 years old as The Kid
Travis Fine He was 21 , now 54 years old as Ike McSwain
Gregg Rainwater He was 23 , now 56 years old as Running Buck Cross
Chris Penn He was 23 , 40 years old when he died
Don Collier He was 60 , now 94 years old as William Tompkins, Shop Keeper
Don Collier He was 60 , now 94 years old
Jennifer Hetrick She was 31 , now 64 years old
Christopher Pettiet He was 13 , 24 years old when he died as Jesse James
Clare Wren She was 27 , now 60 years old as Rachel Dunne
Josh K He was 6 , now 26 years old as Wild Bill Hickok

Crew

Name Job title
Lee H. Katzin Directing He was 54 , 67 years old when he died Director
Bruce Kessler Directing He was 53 , now 86 years old Director
James Keach Directing He was 41 , now 75 years old Director
Guy Magar Directing He was 41 , now 75 years old Director
Kevin Hooks Directing He was 31 , now 64 years old Director
Michael Preece Directing He was 53 , now 86 years old Director
George Mendeluk Directing He was 41 , now 74 years old Director
Jonas McCord Production He was 37 , now 70 years old Producer
Joseph L. Scanlan Directing He was 60 , now 93 years old Director
The Young Riders poster
The Young Riders (33 years)

Ended

  • First Air Date: 1989-09-20
  • Runtime: [45,60] minutes
  • Number of Episodes: 68