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This is a list of character actors whose last name ending in the letter A has appeared on The Rifleman One Time Only. Whether they have appeared one time only or 168 times, they are just as important as the main characters and/or anyone else involved in The Rifleman. This is just a small tribute to those great many characters actors.
This section of character actors is dedicated to each & everyone one of the character actors that appeared on The Rifleman.
 They're among the most popular and recognizable actors. They may not be A-list stars, but they do something many actors don't. They worked all the time.

John Abbott Virginia Aldridge
Melvin F. Allen ― Henry Amargo
Ed Ames James Anderson
Herb Armstrong ― Phyllis Avery

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John Abbott as Dr. Hennekin in 'The Vision'

 John Abbott has done numerous things. He appeared in Gigi as Manuel ― Aben in The Greatest Story Ever Told and he was the voice of Akela the Wolf in Disney's The Jungle Book. He has appeared in everything imaginable, from Westerns to Mysteries, Comedies, Sci-Fi and he has done many things in the theater.

Born: June 5, 1905, London, United Kingdom
Died: May 24, 1996, Los Angeles, California

Stanley Adams as Dr. Jay Carter in 'Outlaw's Shoes'

One of those familiar faces. This is an Actor with a list of credits that is unbelievable. Besides being an actor he also was a writer for shows like The Name of the Game ― Mannix Star Trek The Rounders Mister Ed & Bonanza.

Born: April 7, 1915, New York City, NY
Died: April 27, 1977, Santa Monica, California

Norman Alden as Duff in 'The Anvil Chorus'
He was one of Platt's gang.

He was a regular on Hennessey. Remember this show? He played Johnny Ringo in the TV series, The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp. His list of credits is, well.....I can't even begin to tell you, I thought I was never gonna get to the end. He also appeared on Hardcastle and McCormick.

 Voiced Sir Kay in Disney's The Sword in the Stone. He was the voice of superhero Aquaman in 1970s cartoon Super Friends and featured in films such as Back to the Future.

He played Lou the mechanic in a series of AC Delco commercials. He was so convincing that people would actually come up to him and tell him their car problems.

Alden was frequently cast in tough guy roles throughout his 50 year career.

Born: September 13, 1924, Fort Worth, TX
Died: July 27, 2012, Los Angeles, California

Virginia Aldridge as the waitress in the restaurant of the hotel in 'The Sharpshooter'

She has appeared several TV Westerns such shows as Cheyenne Zane Grey Theater Wagon Train Star Trek as Lieutenant Karen Tracy Father Knows Best The Alfred Hitchcock Hour and movies such as High School Big Shot Riot in Juvenile Prison and The Gnome-Mobile.  Virginia went on to become a writer for such popular series as Dallas Fame Knight Rider and Beauty and the Beast.

Born: September 1, 1938, United States of America

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