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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.
Philip Carey as Simon Battle in
He was the ex-gunslinger turned doctor.
served in the United States Marine Corps and was wounded as
part of the ship's detachment of the USS Franklin during
World War II and served again in the Korean War.
spanned well over fifty years with ninety-six credits to his
Philip was in Three Stripes in the Sun with Chuck before The
He is best know for his part in One Life to Live as
He also starred in Philip Marlowe as Phillip Marlow.
I remember him best as Captain Edward Parmalee in Laredo.
15, 1925, Hackensack, New Jersey
Died: February 6, 2009, Manhattan, New York City, New York
Thom Carney as Moss Jackman
in Lou Mallory.
He was the shorter of the brothers and a little pudgy.
Thom as over thirty years in the
business and fifty-eight credits to his name.
He has done several movies. One you may remember is It!
Terror from Beyond Space. He has done lots of TV shows such as
The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin
― M Squad
Felony Squad ― Barnaby Jones
and The Andy Griffith Show.
Born: May 16, 1923, Charleston,
Died: May 4, 1982, Los Angeles, California
John Carpenter as the stagecoach driver in Nora.
John Carpenter played the stagecoach driver.
John's career spanned
over thirty-years and fifty-five credits to his name. He not
only was an actor he also was a stuntman, writer and a
He appeared in many B Westerns and
in The Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok ― Network ―
The Lawless Rider (1954) ― Son of the Renegade (1953)
and I Killed Wild Bill Hickok (1956).
Born: June 25, 1914 in
Died: February 27, 2003 (age 88) in Burbank, California
Fred Carson as a posse member
in Gun Shy.
This picture is from
He was an actor, a stuntman, stunt coordinator & an
assistant director. He worked in over 400 movies and TV
shows. Carson doubled for Victor Mature, Marlon Brandon,
Rory Calhoun, Rod Cameron, Clint Walker, Richard Boone,
Anthony Quinn and many others.
Born: November 5, 1923, Texas
Died: July 31, 2001, North Hollywood, California
Jimmy Carter as Charlie in Gun Shy.
Mark's friend who was accidentally killed with Lucas's
Jimmy has appeared in such things as The Jayhawkers! ―
Shirley Temple's Storybook
Leave It to Beaver
Bonanza and ― Whispering
He had a recurring role as Herman on Leave it to
One Timer Only ― Index Page
is a list of character actors who have appeared on The Rifleman —
one time only
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