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This is a list of character actors whose last name ending in the letter E 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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Chana Eden ― Dick Elliott
Ross Elliott ― Bill Erwin
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Chana Eden as Nita Argentez, she was the sister of The Gaucho.

She was acting for almost thirty years and thirty three credits to her name. Her last appearance was in 1987, the movie The Story of Snow White. She was in a total of four movies the other three were Remembrance of Love (1982 TV Movie) ― He Walked Through the Fields (1987) ― Wind Across the Everglades (1958).
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She was pretty new to acting when she appeared in The Rifleman.

Some but not all of the other TV Series she was in was in are: The Third Man ― The Naked City ― Peter Gunn ― Perry Mason ― Wanted: Dead or Alive ― Bonanza ― The Lineup ― Westinghouse  ― Desilu Playhouse ― Bat Masterson ― Richard Diamond, Private Detective ― The Millionaire ― The George Burns Show.

Born: Chana Mesyngier
November 23, 1932 in Haifa, Israel



Barbara Eiler as Mary Phillips, Jesse's wife in Tin Horn.

Barbara started acting as a teenager and appeared regularly on the radio programs The Life of Riley ― A Day in the Life of Dennis Day ― The Fabulous Dr. Tweedy ― Glamor Manor.

With a total of forty-five credits to her name Barbara appeared in many series, including Dragnet ― Wagon Train ― Gunsmoke ― Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) 1960 - 1964 ten times The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (TV Series) 1955 -1956 sixteen times.

Born: July 27, 1922 in Los Angeles, California
Died: July 16, 2006 (age 83) in Sherman Oaks, California

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Robert Ellenstein as Bart Jamison in The Photographer.
He's the one who killed Whiteside and blamed it on Able.

He served in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II; earning a Purple Heart during his service.

Attended and graduated from New York University in New York City.
Attended and graduated with honors from the University of Iowa in Iowa City.

Robert Ellenstein, an actor and director with a varied career, including a long list of Los Angeles theater productions over several decades. He was the first artistic director of the Company of Angels, co-founder and artistic director of the Los Angeles Repertory Company and a founding member of Theatre West in Hollywood. He was also a respected director of regional theater productions, notably the Shakespeare plays Hamlet ― The Comedy of Errors ― Romeo and Juliet.

He launched his Hollywood career during the mid-1950, appearing on live TV episodes of the programs Robert Montgomery Presents ― The United States Steel Hour  ―  Climax! and many others. He made his motion picture debut in Rogue Cop (1954), and had roles in The Garment Jungle (1957)  ―  3:10 to Yuma (1957) ―  Hitchcock's classic North by Northwest ― Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986). His extensive stage highlights included co-starring with Juliet Prowse in the national tour of Irma La Douce during the 1960s.

 Is one of only 31 actors and actresses to have worked on both the original Star Trek (1966) (up to and including Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991) and then in one of the spin-offs.

Born: June 18, 1923, Newark, New Jersey
Died: October 28, 2010, Los Angeles, California
 


Dick Elliott as Hardiman the apple guy in Day of the Hunter.

He has appeared in over 240 movies. Many times he played a Mayor, Judge, Policeman/Sheriff and other people in authority. He also had several roles as a newspaper editor/reporter/photographer.
You probably remember him best as Mayor Pike on The Andy Griffith Show. At one time or another he played Santa Claus on the Jimmy Durante, Red Skelton and Jack Benny shows.

Born: April 30, 1886, Boston, Massachusetts
Died: December 22, 1961, Los Angeles, California

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