Was James Arness from Gunsmoke married when he made the movies.....he never once kissed Amanda Blake in any episode....

Yes, James Arness was married to his first wife for the first 8 years of the TV show and to his 2nd wife during his roles in the Gunsmoke TV movies.
Answered by kgb agent Shirley W on Friday, September 21 2012 at 05:41PM EDT