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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 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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Lincoln Demyan ― Jaye Durkus
Jeff Daley ― Linda Dangcil
Christopher Dark ― Richard Deacon
Edgar Dearing ― Galvan DeLeon
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Lincoln Demyan as Kelly Banner in The Lonesome Bride.
Lincoln Demyan played Kelly Banner, Chavre Banner's brother. He was the one who originally wrote those love letters and the one who ended up going to St. Louis with Mary Woodson.

He was in Branded with Chuck Connors in Kellie.
Also he appeared in Man's Favorite Sport ― White Lightning. He had done several other movies but had appeared in quite a few TV shows such as Kung Fu — The Rookies — The Virginian — The F.B.I. — Hogan's Heroes — The Big Valley — Bonanza — Star Trek — The Invaders — Cimarron Strip — I Dream of Jeannie — Gunsmoke — The Detectives.

He was in the US Navy and served in the Korean War.

Born: February 12, 1925, West Virginia
Died: October 6, 1991, Simi Valley, California


James Dime as Andrew in The Vision.
He was the cowboy who sold Lucas the seed bull.

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James first appeared in the Charlie Chaplin movie Gold Rush in 1925 as one of the men in the dance hall.
His acting career spanned over forty years.

He appeared in many of the early movies. Some of the TV Series he appeared in were: The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955) Soldiers of Fortune (1955) Screen Directors Playhouse (1955 -1956) Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1959) Bourbon Street Beat (1959) Bonanza (1959) Maverick (1957 - 1959) Laramie (1959) Sugarfoot (1959 - 1961) Thriller (1961) The Untouchables (1959 -1961) Cheyenne (1962) The Virginian (1963) The Dakotas (1963) The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (1963) Perry Mason (1962 - (1963).  

Date of Birth: December 19, 1897, Yugoslavia
Date of Death: May 11,1981, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California

*Thanks to Phillip Arnold for giving this cowboy his credit due!
 


Robert Dix as Davy Clay in The Raid.

He has appeared in several movies.  Live and Let Die — Cain's Cutthroats — Forbidden Planet ― The Red, White, and Black — The Rebel Rousers — Creatures of the Prehistoric Planet — Five Bloody Graves — Hell's Bloody Devils — Blood of Dracula's Castle — Wild Wheels — Satan's Sadists — Horror of the Blood Monsters. 

His father was legendary actor Richard Dix. He had a twin brother Richard Dix Jr. who died in a logging accident in 1953.

Born: May 8, 1935 (age 81), Los Angeles, California

Robert Dix, actor, author, speaker and producer.


Molly Dodd as Bessie Steel Weaver in
The Jailbird, the wife of Farley.
She worked at the Cafe and made the best apple pie in town, just ask Mark.

She has appeared in such shows as Evita Peron — A Last Cry for Help — Harper Valley P.T.A. — The Rockford Files — Eight Is Enough — The Brady Bunch — Mary Tyler Moore — Bewitched — Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. —Petticoat Junction — The Farmer's Daughter — Hazel — The Andy Griffith Show — The Twilight Zone — Dennis the Menace — The Detectives.


Dodd also played a mental patient in the TV movie How Awful About Allan (1970), which was written by her husband, Henry Farrell.

Born: November 11, 1921, Los Angeles, California
Died: March 26, 1981, Santa Monica, California
 

Forrest Draper had a bit role in The Raid.

Forest Draper is an actor and musician who appeared on a variety of television shows and movies between 1955 and 1976. Known for his rugged good looks, he played the part of a cowboy in popular TV westerns such as The Big Valley ― Bronco ― Cheyenne Colt 45. Gunsmoke Larabee Laredo Lawman The Lone Ranger Maverick The Rebel Rawhide Restless Gun The Rifleman Roy Rogers Sugarfoot Texas Rangers The Virginian Wagon Train Whispering Smith.

Draper also appeared in TV dramas such as Naked City
Streets of San Francisco Car 54 The Untouchables Hawaii Five-O Seahunt 77 Sunset Strip Ben Casey Hawaiian Eye, and in early commercials for Maxwell Coffee House and Gallo Wine. He was an actor in The Tender Trap (1955) with Frank Sinatra and Debbie Reynolds How The West Was Won (1962) with Gregory Peck, John Wayne and James Stewart Send Me No Flowers (1964) with Tony Randall, Doris Day and Rock Hudson The Night Walker (1964) with Robert Taylor and Barbara Stanwyck That Funny Feeling (1965) with Bobby Darin and Sandra Dee.

Draper began his musical career as a drummer and vocalist with the Tony Pastor Orchestra from 1947 to 1954. He played drums for Rosemary Clooney, appeared on The Perry Como Show twice and on The Ed Sullivan show once, toured with stars such as Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and Jack Jones, and was the drummer on more than 150 songs recorded at Columbia Records between 1950 and 1965, with artists such as the Four Lads, Johnny Ray, Rosemary Clooney, Guy Mitchell, Kitty Kallen, Tommy Leonetti, Kalin Twins, Don Cherry, and Bobby Darin.
 


Don Dubbins as Ben Perry in The Martinet.
He was the son of Capt. Josiah Perry and a ordained minister.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1946 - 48.

Donald Dubbins was an American actor of film and television who in his early career usually played younger military roles, particularly in such classic pictures as From Here to Eternity (1953) and The Caine Mutiny (1954).

Remember him in the first episode of I Dream of Jeannie as Lt. Pete Conway 'The Lady in the Bottle?'
He was handed a film career out of nowhere by Jimmy Cagney, who took a liking to the baby-faced kid and gave him co-starring roles in a couple of his rugged features, with little prior experience.

Birth: June 28, 1928, New York City, New York
Death: August 17, 1991, Greenville, South Carolina
 


Short Rope for a Tall Man ― Jaye Durkus as Crown's Henchman.

Jaye first appeared in the 1959 movie, The Young Land as a Courtroom Spectator. He has appeared in a total of twelve movies.
He also appeared in sever TV Series: Father Murphy (1981) ― Little House on the Prairie (1981) ― Gunsmoke (1962-1975) ― The Magician (1973) ― Hawkins (1973) ― Bonanza (1959-1972) ― Mission: Impossible (1968-1969) ― Cimarron Strip (1968) ― The High Chaparral (1967) ― The Virginian (1967) ― The Loner (1965) ―  Rawhide (1959-1965) ― Have Gun - Will Travel (1960-1962) ― The Rifleman (1961) ― The Rebel (1960-1961) ― Bat Masterson (1960) ― Sugarfoot (1960) ― Overland Trail (1960) ― Lawman (1960) ― Laramie (1960).

Born: July 24, 1934 in Los Angeles County, California
Died: May 19, 2000 (age 65) in Josephine County, Oregon

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