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This is a list of character actors whose last name
ending in the letter G 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.
Gary Gadson ― Kathy
2 of 5 pages
Gavin as Lee Marston in 'Six Years
and a Day'
His acting career spanned twenty-five years with
credits to his name.
He was a TV character actor and stuntman
from the late 1950s on, and was in oddles of westerns and
war pictures. I don't think there are many TV Westerns he
didn't appear in. He had a recurring role as Sheriff Madden
in The Big Valley.
known for Coogan's Bluff (1968)
The Werewolf (1956) ― The Other Man (1970) and In Search of
Born: December 21,
1919 in Chicago, Illinois
Died: September 18, 2008 (age 88) in Reseda, California
Betty Lou Gerson as Ellie Aikens in
acting career spanned forty-eight years with forty-nine
credits to her name.
Betty Lou Gerson was an American actress, predominantly
in radio, but also in film and television, and as a
voice actress. She is best known as the voice of Cruella
de Vil from the Disney animated film, One Hundred and
One Dalmatians (1961) for which she was named a Disney
Legend in 1996.
She was the Narrator for Cinderella (1950) - Mary
Poppins (1964) (uncredited) as Old Crone She returned to
films one last time in 1997, providing the voice of
Frances the fish in Cats Don't Dance.
She appeared in many of
the popular TV Series in the 50's & 60's.
Born: April 20, 1914, Chattanooga, Tennessee
Died: January 12, 1999, Los Angeles, California
John Gilbert as
the boy who came to fetch Lucas for Granny Meade
in 'End of the
John is the son of Herschel Burke Gilbert, the
man behind the music of The Rifleman Theme
and many other great shows.
library music years, Herschel Burke Gilbert formed a
publishing company named for his sons John Paul
Tom Gilson as Frank Weiden in
One of Gilson's best
remembered performance was in an episode of the classic
sitcom The Phil Silvers Show, in which he played a
variation on Elvis Presley named Elvin Pelvin in the
'Rock 'n Roll Rookie' (1957).
Some of the TV Series he
was in are The Dakotas ― The Gallant Men
77 Sunset Strip
Tales of Wells Fargo
Zane Grey Theater
Bourbon Street Beat
The Rough Riders
He also appeared in
Born: January 6, 1934, New
York City, New York
Died: October 6, 1962, Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California
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is a list of character actors who have appeared on The Rifleman —
one time only
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Have you ever been watching TV or a movie and wondered who is that guy?
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