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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.
Dee Cooper as a Barfly in
Actor | Stunts |
Dee Cooper worked in the film industry for forty-five
year with ninety credits to his name.
Dee Cooper was the owner of the
Born: May 25, 1920,
Died: December 14, 1989, Los Angeles, California
Robert Cornthwaite as Major Dammler in
He was the mean Major who was going to have
He was educated ar the University of
Southern California, Long Beach City College
He was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding
Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
appeared in many of things. He was a regular on Dynasty
as Judge Langdon and Picket Fences as Howard Buss. He
played in Batman — Get
Smart as Professor Windish. He was in two episodes of
Untouchables. He also appeared in The Ghost and Mr. Chicken
and Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? to name a few.
Robert Cornthwaite first got hooked on acting at age 13, when he was
forced to play a one-line part in an eighth grade play. He did his
first work with professionals five years later, in a 1935 production
of Twelfth Night on the Reed College campus in Portland. He
worked in radio in Southern California before he was inducted into
the Air Force during World War II (a four-year hitch). Returning to
Hollywood after the War, Cornthwaite went back into radio and then
began working as a character man in features and TV. He prefers
theater, which he feels is "far more liberating for the actor" than
Born: April 28, 1917, St. Helens,
Died: July 20, 2006, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California
Jerome Courtland as Johnny Gibbs in The Brother-in-law.
Johnny Gibb was Lucas' brother-in-law, Mark's Uncle Johnny.
Jerome (Jerry) Courtland, an
actor who later became a producer and director in film and
television. Courtland’s producing career spanned more than 25
years at Walt Disney Studios and Screen Gems working on feature
films including Escape to Witch Mountain ― Ride a Wild Pony
Return From Witch Mountain.
TV series including Here Come the Brides
The Flying Nun
The Partridge Family
The Interns and telepics
including Gidget Grows Up
Hog Wild and The
Million Dollar Dixie Deliverance.
Before leaving Disney in the early ’80s Courtland produced
animated feature Pete’s Dragon and live actioner The
Devil and Max Devlin.
He starred opposite a 17-year-old Shirley Temple in the film
Kiss and Tell and gained notice for roles in The Man From
The Palomino (1950)
The Barefoot Mailman (1951)
and Take the High Ground (1953).
On TV starting in the mid-’50s, Courtland had a
seven-episode staring run on The Saga of Andy Burnett as
part of Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color, with dyed blonde
hair and beard, he starred in the series Tales of the Vikings
and later guest on Death Valley Days and The Virginian.
In the early ’90s he appeared on L.A. Law and Knots
In 1997 he moved to the Chicago area, where he became a
professor at Columbia College, teaching acting and directing for
the camera for five years. He then retired in Florida, where he
authored and illustrated children’s books.
Born: December 27, 1926,
Died: March 1, 2012, Santa Clarita Valley
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