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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 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.

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Pat Close ― John Collier
Al Collins ― Steve Conte
Robert Contreras ― Clancy Cooper
Dee Cooper ― Jerome Courtland
Kay Cousins ― John Craig
King Calder ― Olive Carey
Philip Carey ― Jimmy Carter
Penelope Sue Carver ― Bill Cerone
Robert Chadwick ― Kim Charney
Alden 'Stephen' Chase ― Jack Clinton
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Pat Close as Noah Fergus in The Queue.
Pat Close as Noah Fergus. He was Vince's son. [Peter Whitney]

Pat began his career at the age of 11 when he was discovered while appearing in a stage production of Auntie Mame in Hollywood. He made his film debut as a young Elliot Roosevelt in 1960 in the biographical film Sunrise at Campobello. For the remainder of the decade, he guest starred on various television series such as The Tab Hunter Show ― General Electric Theater
The Twilight Zone ― The Tab Hunter Show ― Dennis the Menace ― The Tom Ewell Show ― Make Room for Daddy ― The Donna Reed Show.

Close continued his acting career in his late teenage years from 1967 to 1970 as one of Andy Warhol's film stars. He played the lead role of The Son in the 1967 Warhol film Imitation of Christ. There was speculation at the time that Close would have become a new James Dean if Warhol had released the film into general distribution instead of allowing only a single premiere presentation. He continued to work with Warhol after 1970, not as an actor in Warhol's films, but as a contributor to such projects as Andy Warhol's Interview magazine.

Born: June 1, 1948, Los Angles, California
Died: 1988, Hollywood, California

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Fred Coby as the card dealer in Lariat.

Fred Coby was a stuntman and a bit player. He has almost thirty years in the business and ninety-six credits to his name.
He appeared with Chuck in Pat and Mike in 1952.
Fred Coby was known for Don Ricardo Returns (1946) ― The Brute Man  (1946) ― Government Agents vs Phantom Legion (1951). He has appeared in 17 episodes of Gunsmoke ― Laramie ― Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp including many other Classic TV Westerns.

Born: March 1, 1916, Nevada County, California
Died: September 27, 1970, Los Angeles, California

*Thanks to T Dischley for giving this cowboy this credit due!
 


Deidre Cole as a schoolgirl in The Schoolmaster.


Pamela Cole as Sally, a schoolgirl in The Schoolmaster.
Pamela & Deidre are Chuck's nieces
Chuck's nieces are his sister, Gloria's daughters.



Booth Coleman as Jeremiah in
The High Country.
He was the hillbilly and the judge in Lucas's trial.

Booth Colman was a child actor in local productions became active in the early radio programming. He attended the Universities of Washington and Michigan and was often involved with campus theater. After Army service during World War II he went to New York and got a foothold in Broadway theater.

Colman made his film debut in 1952's The Big Sky and last appeared on the big screen in Norma Rae in 1979. He worked on Broadway, appearing with Basil Rathbone and Fredric March, and appeared as Scrooge onstage in A Christmas Carol almost every year for decades.
He played Zaius in the TV series Planet of the Apes ― General Hospital as Professor Jerrold maybe on The Young and the Restless as Doc Burke. He has appeared in many movies and TV shows.

Booth Coleman ― Official Website

Born: March 8, 1923, Portland, Oregon
Died: December 15, 2014, Los Angeles, California



John Collier as Howie, Mark's friend with the cigar in
Smoke Screen.

He did appear on The Restless Gun ― Schlitz Playhouse The Restless Gun Leave it to Beaver Maverick Law of the Plainsman Dennis the Menace Dragon Fire and the short Quak.

His sister was married to James Best.

Born: April 12, 1944 in Los Angeles, California

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