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This is a list of character actors whose last name
ending in the letter D 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
This section of character actors is dedicated to each & everyone one of
character actors that
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.
Edgar Dearing as Justice of the
Peace in Shivaree.
Although we never see his face, I did get a clip from The Range Rider /
Bad Medicine as Sheriff Clark.
He has forty years
and three-hundred and forty-eight credits to his name.
Dearing was an American actor who became heavily type cast as a
motorcycle cop in Hollywood films.
He was Hollywood's most familiar
Motorcycle policeman in the 1930's and 40's.Appeared in many comedies,
some with Laurel & Hardy. His most memorable film role was (as a
Motorcycle cop!) in their classic silent short Two Tars (1928). It's been
said Dearing was a motorcycle cop in real life before he started acting.
Born: May 4, 1893, Ceres, California
Died: August 17, 1974, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California
Ted de Corsia as Waggoner in The Young Englishman.
He was the cowboy who used his whip on Lucas.
He has over tenty
five years and two-hundred credits to his name.
Ted de Corsia was an
American radio, film, and television actor best
remembered for his role as a gangster who turned state's
evidence in the film The Enforcer (1951).
In the late 1950s and
1960s, he appeared in a number of television series, mostly
westerns. He was featured on three episodes of the CBS
courtroom drama series Perry Mason. Other television
appearances included The Californians ― Sugarfoot
Jefferson Drum ―
Richard Diamond ―
Private Detective ―
Frontier Doctor ―
Mackenzie's Raiders ―
The Twilight Zone ―
Daniel Boone ―
The Dakotas ―
I Dream of Jeannie ―
Get Smart, Zane Grey Theater and The Outer Limits.
Born: September 29, 1903, Brooklyn, New
York City, New York
Died: April 11, 1973, Encino, Los Angeles, California
Be sure and checkout
Robert Wise: The Motion Pictures
by Joe Jordan.
Robert Earl Wise (September 10, 1914 – September 14, 2005)
was an American film director, producer and editor.
What a great book about Robert Wise's movies career and the
legacy he left behind.
Also included in this book is Ted de Corsia and many other
Gloria DeHaven as Lillian Halstead in
She is an
American actress, singer and a former contract star for
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. She is one of the last surviving
stars from the Golden Age of Hollywood.
Besides being cast as
a singer in many of her films, DeHaven sang with the
bands of Jan Savitt and Bob Crosby and at one time had
her own nightclub act.
She appeared with
Chuck in Banjo Hackett: Roamin' Free (1976).
DeHaven also appeared as a regular in the television
series and soap operas Ryan's Hope ― As the World Turns ―
Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, besides several other TV shows, The
Guy Mitchell Show ― Johnny Ringo ― Wagon Train ― The Lloyd
Bridges Show― Marcus Welby, M.D. ― Gunsmoke ― Mannix ― The Eddie
Capra Mysteries ― Fantasy Island ― Hart to Hart ― The Love Boat
― Mama's Family ― Highway to Heaven ― Murder, She Wrote and
Touched by an Angel.
She was in show business since she was a
child. She was once married to actor John Payne.
Born: July 23, 1925
(age 90), Los Angeles, California
Died: July 30, 2016 (age 91) in Las Vegas, Nevada
Galvan DeLeon as Guitar Player in New Orleans Menace.
This episode & the movie South Pacific, which he played a sub
chief is all I could find on him.
Sadly no credit given for either one.
One Timer Only ― Index Page
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actors who have appeared on The Rifleman — one time only
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Have you ever been watching TV or a movie and
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