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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.
of character actors is dedicated to each & everyone one of the
actors that appeared on
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 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
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
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
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
One Timer Only ―
is a list of character actors who have appeared on The Rifleman —
one time only
Character Actors Index Page
Have you ever been watching TV or a movie and wondered who is that guy?
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