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This is a list of character actors whose last name
ending in the letter C 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
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.
Kay Cousins ― John Craig
Philip Carey ― Jimmy Carter
Penelope Sue Carver ― Bill Cerone
Robert Chadwick ―
Alden 'Stephen' Chase ― Jack Clinton
Pat Close ― John Collier
Al Collins ― Steve Conte
Robert Contreras ― Clancy Cooper
Dee Cooper ― Jerome Courtland
10 of 10 pages
Kay was an actress and a
writer. She appeared in The Wild Wild West ―
The Restless Ones
― I Led 3
She wrote the screenplay Jennifer
1976 and the ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series) (teleplay -
1 episode) - Mighty Moose and the Quarterback Kid (1976) ... (teleplay)
She was married to actor Russell Johnson
(The Professor in Gilligan's Island)
Born: May 28, 1923, Los
Died: January 20, 1980, Century City, California
Carolyn Craig as Ann Bard in
End of a Young Gun.
She started in show business in
1955 by appearing in a series of photographs extolling the
benefits of being a housewife. The photographs attempt to
illustrate the health and muscular benefits of doing housework
and how housewives can use cleaning tools as exercise equipment.
She appeared in the soap, General Hospital in 1963. She had
appeared in many other TV shows such as Hawaiian Eye
—Overland Trail — M Squad — Tales of Wells Fargo — Northwest Passage — The
Californians — Boots and Saddles to name a few. She is
best known for her performance as Nora Manning in William
Castle's 1959 shocker
The House on Haunted Hill with Vincent Price and Richard Long.
Remember this one?
Born: October 27, 1934, Long Island, New York
Died: December 12, 1970, Culver City, California
Tragedy Among the Co-Stars
John Craig as Bo Jackman in
Which Way Did They Go?
the brother who swept the Marshal's office out and took out two of
John received a Bachelor of Science degree from Butler University in
Indianapolis, and, for all intents and purposes, was planning on
post-graduate work at George Washington University. At a formal French embassy gathering John sang by chance and was
encouraged to try a professional musical career along the lines of
an Alfred Drake, Howard Keel or John Raitt. Inspired, he headed to
New York and eventually won a role in a touring company of South
Pacific, Broadway's biggest hit at the time. He went on to perform
in other plays as well before breaking into TV work with such
established shows as I Remember Mama. Broadway came his way with
the Ethel Merman musical Happy Hunting and an understudy job
in the title role of Li'l Abner starring Peter Palmer. John
eventually replaced Palmer in the popular country bumpkin role.
While singing in Las Vegas, he was spotted by a talent scout and
signed by the William Morris agency for films and TV. He made the
typical rounds in such rugged fare as Tales of Wells Fargo ― Surfside 6
Wagon Train and Here's
Born: March 5, 1928 in
One Timer Only ― Index Page
is a list of character actors who have appeared on The Rifleman —
one time only
Character Actors Index Page
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