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A mysterious gunman who enters into the life of Joe Starrett and his family and carves a place for himself in their hearts. Although he tries to leave his gunslinging past behind, refusing to even carry a gun, he decides to fight Fletcher, the town nemesis, in order to save Joe Starrett’s farm. After he kills Fletcher and Wilson, he feels he must leave the town forever.
A Wyoming farmer who develops a rare and strong friendship with Shane.
Joe’s wife, who is attracted to Shane.
Joe and Marian’s young son, who almost worships Shane.
A rich landowner. He is greedy for more land and causes trouble as he pursues it. He is killed by Shane in a gunfight.
A gunman who is commissioned by Fletcher to fight with Joe, Shane, and the other farmers. Before he is killed by Shane, he kills Ernie Wright.
A farmhand of Fletcher’s who gets badly beaten up by Shane. After Fletcher and Wilson are killed, he come to Joe and asks for a job.
Another of Fletcher’s farmhands who is beaten up by Shane.
A homesteader with a hot temperament; he is shot by Wilson when he refuses to sell his land to Fletcher.
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