Each year, the Memphis Film Festival strives to celebrate the legacy of the golden days of Hollywood.  To help accomplish that, in its 35-year history, the festival has hosted one of the most impressive guest lists ever brought together!


Over 300 guests have made more than 450 appearances - greeting attendees, attending panels and screenings and doing their best to help keep the same legacy alive.


Below is the complete list  of our guests by the year of their attendance.

See the complete list of all guests from
the past Memphis festivals!
(Research by Jimmie Covington!)


2015

 

2014

Julie Adams

Rex Allen Jr. - (ENT)

Alison Arngrim

Luster Bayless

John Buttram

Robert Colbert

Don Collier

James Darren

Terrie Davis

Geoff Deuel

Robert Fuller

Les Gilliam

Lee Meriwether

Jeff Osterhage

Rudy Ramos

Roberta Shore

Connie Stevens

Charlotte Stewart

Buck Taylor

 

 

John Buttram - (ENT)

Edd Byrnes

Robert Colbert

Robert Conrad

Henry Darrow

Dennis Devine

Robert Fuller

Clu Gulager

Ruta Lee

Michael McGreevey

Buck Taylor

Clint Walker

Jon Walmsley ) (ENT)

 

Special Guest: Luster Bayless

 

2013

 

2012

James Best

John Buttram – (ENT)

Don Collier

Tim Considine

Alex Cord

Johnny Crawford – (ENT)

Henry Darrow

James Drury

Robert Fuller

Dan Haggerty

Robert Loggia

Lisa Lu

Dawn Moore

(daughter of Clayton Moore)

Terry Moore

Tommy Nolan

Gregg Palmer

Rudy Ramos

Duncan Regehr

Don Shanks

Guy Williams, Jr.

 

 

 

 

Rex Allen, Jr. – (ENT)

Randy Boone

Charles Briles

John Buttram – (ENT)

Veronica Cartwright

Bobby Clark

Gary Clarke

Don Pedro Colley

Jeff Connors

Robert “Bobby” Crawford, Jr.

Henry Darrow

James Drury

Ed Faulkner

Darby Hinton

L.Q. Jones

Sara Lane

Don Quine

Hugh O’Brian

Diane Roter

Roberta Shore

Clint Walker

Johnny Western – (ENT)

 

(via live phone hookup)

Rex Reason

 

(via “in-person) surprise visit

Jon Valsted

 

2011

 

2010

Jimmy Baird

Randy Boone

Peter Brown

John Buttram – (ENT)

Gary Clarke

Bobby Crawford

Michael Dante

Bobby Diamond

James Drury

Peter Ford

Robert Fuller

James Hampton

High Riders Band – (ENT)

Dennis Holmes

Barbara Luna

Roger Mobley

Tony Numkena

Don Quine

Dustin Rogers – (ENT)

Dusty Rogers – (ENT)

John Saxon

Roberta Shore

William Smith

James Stacy

Johnny Washbrook

Robert Wolders

 

(via “in-person) surprise visit

Roy Thinnes

Jon Valsted

 

(via live phone hookup)

Earl Holliman

Sara Lane

 

 

Jennings Barnett – (ENT)

John Buttram – (ENT)

Jeff Connors

Pat Devon

Lou Elias

Robert Fuller

Les Gilliam – (ENT)

Ty Hardin

Darby Hinton

Will Hutchins

Dick Jones

Andy Klyde

Dirk London

Hugh O’Brian

Jan Shepard

William Smith

James Stacy

Mitch Vobel

Clint Walker

Johnny Western – (ENT)

 

(via live phone hookup)

George Kennedy

Robert Horton

Sharon Ferrell

 

 

 

2009

 

2008

Peter Brown

Carla Borelli

Don Collier

Jeff Connors

Henry Darrow

James Drury

Robert Fuller

Ty Hardin

Les Gilliam – (ENT)

Anne Helm

Will Hutchins

Donald May

Jan Merlin

Denny Miller

Johnny Washbrook

Sharon Willing

 

(via live phone hookup)

Linda Cristal

Jeanne Epper (stuntwoman)

Jimmy Hawkins

Kelo Henderson

Robert Horton

Clint Walker

 

Claudia Barrett

Jeffrey Breslauer

Michael Chapin

Bob Hoy

Dick Jones

Kenny Miller

Laurie Mitchell

Gregory Moffett

Noel Neill

Gregg Palmer

GiGi Perreau

Janine Perreau

Lanny Rees

Beverly Washburn

 

(via live phone hookup)

Jack Larson

 

 

2007

 

2006

Carol Adams

Luster Bayless

Adrian Booth

Don Collier

Jimmy George

Bill Hale

Ty Hardin

Whitey Hughes

Mickey Kuhn

Caren Marsh

Lisa Montell

Gregg Palmer

Tom Reese

Don “Brown Jug” Reynolds

Jean Rouverol

Jean Van

Johnny Western

 

(via live phone hookup)

Monte Hale

 

 

Frank Bank

Dorinda Clifton

Robert Easton

Shirley Eaton

Karolyn “Zuzu” Grimes

James Hampton

Teddy Infuhr

Jerry “The King” Lawler

Elizabeth MacRae

Noel Neill

Ken Osmond

Gregg Palmer

Maggie Peterson

Jon Provost

Don “Brown Jug” Reynolds

 

 

2005

 

2004

Claudia Barrett

Roman Gabriel

Nancy Gilbert

Dorothy Green

Ty Hardin

Marie Harmon

Dick Jones

Barbara Knudson

Marjorie Lord

Donna Martell

Denny Miller

Tim O’Connor

Tom Reese

Kasey Rogers

William Smith

Lana Wood

 

Julie Adams

Tara Ashton

John Calvert

Kim Darby

Margia Dean

Myrna Dell

Mason Alan Dinehart III

Robert Dix

Sally Fraser

Gar Gray

Jerry “The King” Lawler

Joel Marston

Noel Neill

Barry Nelson

Ed Nelson

Rita Quigley

Nancy Saunders

Layne Tom, Jr.

 

2003

 

2002

Lee Aaker

Joan Evans

Gary Gray

Brett Halsey

David Hedison

Ralph Hodges

Suzanna Leigh

Gloria Marlen

Dallas McKennon

Harry McKim

Jean Porter

Shirley Jean Rickert

Mark Roberts (aka Robert Scott)

Jacqueline White

 

Michael Chapin

Tommy Cook

Gary Gray

Teddy Infuhr

Eileen Janssen

Kay Linaker

Danny Morton

Jean Rouverol

Miriam Speegar

Marion Shilling

 

2001

 

2000

Kathryn Adams

Veronica Carlson

Sam Edwards

Ann Gillis

Gary Gray

Kim Hunter

Wright King

Jon Locke

Jerry Maren

Peggy Stewart

William Windom

 

Troy Donahue

Johnny Duncan

Fred Foy

Beverly Garland

Rick Jason

Janet Lake

Teala Loring

Pepper Rodgers (coach)

Ed Nelson

Debra Paget

Robert Pine

Peggy Stewart

Beverly Washburn

 

1999

 

1998

John Alvin

Shirley Eaton

Robert Fuller

Beverly Garland

Janet Lake

Caren Marsh

Paul Picerni

Rex Reason

Brad Slaven

Peggy Stewart

Yvette Vickers

Deborah Walley

Johnny Western

Morgan Woodward

 

Adrian Booth

Conrad Brooks

Craig Chambers – (ENT)

Frances Dee

Richard Eyer

Bruce Gordon

Robert Horton

Suzanna Leigh

Joan Leslie

Sean McClory

Jody McCrea

Charlie Rich, Jr. (ENT)

Karen Sharpe

Warren Stevens

Gregory Walcott

 

1997

 

1996

Frank Coughlan, Jr.

Audrey Dalton

Richard Devon

Gene Evans

Anne Francis

Darryl Hickman

Marsha Hunt

James MacArthur

Kevin McCarthy

Debra Paget

Dale Robertson

Gene Rutherford

Peggy Stewart

Jerry Van Dyke

 

Eddie Bond – (ENT)

Dale Berry – (ENT)

Kathleen Crowley

Jack Elam

Gene Evans

Burt Kennedy

Sue Ane Langdon

Heather Lowe

Lori Nelson

Kenny Miller

Michael Pate

Charles B. Pierce

Andrew Prine

Ann Robinson

Gene Rutherford

Jeremy Slate

Peter Stewart

“Red” West

 

 

1995

 

1994

Richard Anderson

Conrad Brooks

Johnny Crawford

Gene Evans

Gary Gray

Dwayne Hickman

Ben Johnson

Sue Ane Langdon

Irene Manning

Gene Rutherford

Stella Stevens

Peggy Stewart

Gale Storm

Audrey Totter

Johnny Western

 

Chris Alcaide

Keith Andes

Edd Byrnes

Gene Evans

Ben Johnson

Richard Martin

Russ McCubbin

Audrey Meadows

Terry Moore

Elaine Riley

Peggy Stewart

Elena Verdugo

Johnny Western

Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.

 

1993

 

1992

Russell Arms

Carla Borelli

Kathleen Crowley

Penny Edwards

Gene Evans

Beverly Garland

Lash LaRue

John Lupton

Beth Marion

Donald May

Russ McCubbin

Eleanor Stewart

Peggy Stewart

Western Playboys – (ENT)

 

Jane Adams

James Drury

Ed Kemmer

Keith Larsen

Lash LaRue

Lucille Lund

Jan Merlin

John Pickard

Frankie Thomas, Jr.

 

1991

 

1990

Gregg Barton

James Best

Peter Breck

Gene Evans

Barbara Fuller

James Griffith

Lash LaRue

Spanky McFarland

John Mitchum

Robert Rockwell

Tommy Scott

Peggy Stewart

Linda Stirling

Bob Terhune

Men of the West – (ENT)

 

Bob Brown (leather crafter)

Aneta Corsaut

Myron Healey

Tommy Ivo

Lash LaRue

Betty Lynn

Irish McCalla

Pauline Moore

Hank Penny

Johnny Sheffield

Hal Smith

Peggy Stewart

Helen Talbot

Men of the West – (ENT)

 

1989

 

1988

Lee Aaker (imposter)

Arkansas Slim Andrews

James Brown

Sunset Carson

Ben Cooper

Jeff Corey

Donald Curtis

Tommy Farrell

Frankie Ford – (ENT)

Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez

Lash LaRue

Betty Lynn

Jane Nigh

Don “Brown Jug” Reynolds

Hal Smith

Peggy Stewart

Margaret Whiting

Sheb Wooley

 

Gregg Barton

Polly Burson

Thomas Carr

Sunset Carson

Carolina Cotton

Eddie Dean

Buddy Ebsen

Tommy Farrell

Lois Hall

Lash LaRue

James Lydon

Walter Reed

Peggy Stewart

Ruth Terry

Virginia Vale

 

1987

 

1986

Bob Allen

Bill Black Combo – (ENT)

Macdonald Carey

Eddie Dean

Victor French

Coleen Gray

Tito Guizar

Eddie Hodges

Dick Jones

Janet Leigh

Jock Mahoney

Monte Montana

Ann Rutherford

Jerry Van Dyke

 

(via “in-person” surprise visit)

John Calvert

Lawrence Tierney

 

Billy Benedict

Frank Coughlan, Jr.

Fritz Feld

Anne Jeffreys

A.C. Lyles

George Montgomery

Kenneth Tobey

Forrest Tucker

Marie Windsor

Morgan Woodward

 

1985

 

1984

Macdonald Carey

Gene Evans

Verna Hillie

Will Hutchins

Guy Madison

Beth Marion

Sammy McKim

Jimmie Rogers

(Will’s son from “Hoppy” films)

Robert Shayne

Marion Shilling

Eleanor Stewart

Dick Wilson

 

Pat Buttram

William Campbell

Sunset Carson

Iron Eyes Cody

Lew DeWitt (Statler Bros.) – (ENT)

Gene Evans

Carol Forman

Victor French

Monte Hale

Huntz Hall

Jennifer Holt

Marc Lawrence

Doug McClure

Bill McKinney

Johnny Russell (Grand Ole Opry)

Fred Scott

Sheb Wooley

Morgan Woodward

 

1983

 

1982

John Agar

Henry Brandon

Pat Buttram

Harry Carey, Jr.

Sunset Carson

Anthony Caruso

“Iron Eyes” Cody

Eddie Dean

Evelyn Finley

Victor French

Ben Johnson

Jock Mahoney

Clayton Moore

Susan Oliver

John Russell

Neil Summers

Merle Travis

Richard Webb

 

Musical Stage Show featuring

Art Davis

Eddie Dean

Tommy Floyd

D.J. Fontana

Leon McAuliffe

Laura Lee McBride

Don McMinn

The Settlers

Merle Travis

 

 

Kirk Alyn

Steve Brodie

Pat Buttram

Harry Carey, Jr.

Sunset Carson

“Iron Eyes” Cody

Art Davis

Penny Edwards

Jennifer Holt

Ben Johnson

Jock Mahoney

Spanky McFarland

George Montgomery

Charles Stewart

Merle Travis

 

1981

 

1980

Arkansas Slim Andrews

Pat Buttram

“Iron Eyes” Cody

Elisha Cook, Jr.

Louise Currie

Art Davis

Eddie Dean

Victor French

Jennifer Holt

Ben Johnson

Lash LaRue

George Montgomery

Cecilia Parker

Harvey Parry

Neil Summers

Tex Terry

Merle Travis

Joan Woodbury

 

Pat Buttram

Yakima Canuutt

Art Davis

Penny Edwards

Richard Farnsworth

D.J. Fontana – (ENT)

Monte Hale

Ben Johnson

George O’Brien

Cecilia Parker

Charles Starrett

Neil Summers

Jimmy Wakely

Deborah Winters

 

1979

 

1977

Kirk Alyn

Arkansas Slim Andrews

James Best

Art Davis

Eddie Dean

Monte Hale

Neil Summers

Al Wyatt (stuntman)

 

Arkansas Slim Andrews

Pat Buttram

Dr. Warren Cheney – (ENT)

“Iron Eyes” Cody

Art Davis

Penny Edwards

Monte Hale

Myron Healey

Chester “Lum” Lauck

Jock Mahoney

Neil Summers

Foy Willing

 

1976

 

1975

Kirk Alyn

Arkansas Slim Andrews

Buster Crabbe

Art Davis

Chester “Lum” Lauck

Jock Mahoney

Mike Mazurki

Louise Stanley

Foy Willing

 

 

Arkansas Slim Andrews

Smith Ballew

Jim Bannon

Buster Crabbe

Art Davis

Kirby Grant

Leigh Snowden

Foy Willing

 

 

1974

 

1973

Jim Bannon

Billy Benedict

Johnny Bond

Eddie Dean

Penny Edwards

Dorothy Fay

Monte Hale

Russell Hayden

Myron Healey

I. Stanford Jolley

Lash LaRue

Dave Sharpe

Bob Steele

Peggy Stewart

Eddy Waller

 

Sunset Carson

Dorothy Fay

Kirby Grant

Monte Hale

Russell Hayden

Lash LaRue

Ron Ormond

Tex Ritter

Peggy Stewart

 

1972

 

Don “Red” Barry

Sunset Carson

Russell Hayden

Lash LaRue

Max Terhune

 

 

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