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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.
Regina Gleason ― James
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Elyse Gordon as a schoolgirl in
The Apprentice Sheriff.
Jack Gordon (aka: Gangy Cohen) as one of the townsmen in
Two Ounces of Tin.
appeared with Chuck Connors in Support Your Local
He started acting in 1938 as a Villager in
Adventures of Robin Hood. His acting career spanned
thirty-five years with one-hundred credits to his name.
From 1961 - 1970 he appeared on Bonanza
fifty-eight times. He also was a stand-in for Dan
Blocker on Bonanza. It is said that Loren Green
had given Gordon a pocket watch when working on the set
He appeared in Perry Mason twelve times, usually as a
Gangster associated with Murder Inc. before fleeing to
Hollywood. Known prior to film career as Gangy Cohen.
A very interesrting
And so the story goes: He
was on the run, wanted in New York. Real name Irving
Cohen. Went to Hollywood and became a bit actor under
the name of 'Jack Gordon'. Was spotted in a crowd scene
on screen in Golden Boy and was arrested and
returned to New York for trial. Was acquitted of the
crime and went back to Los Angeles to continue his
career as a bit actor.
Born: December 5, 1906,
Brooklyn, New York
Died: February 23, 1976, Los Angeles, California
In 1928, Fred
Graham was working for the MGM sound department and playing
semi-pro baseball. He was hired to tutor Robert Young and Nat
Pendleton on how to play the game for a murder mystery called
Death on the Diamond (1934), and this started him on a more
than 40 year career as a stuntman and actor and two-hundred and
seventy-two credits to his name.
A semi-professional baseball player, Graham appeared mainly in
Westerns, performing stunts and playing opposite John Wayne,
among others. Fred was considered one of the best fight men in
the business, and he doubled for stars including John Wayne,
Clark Gable, and Gregory Peck.
Renowned action director William Witney once called Graham--a
stuntman legendary for his fisticuffs--"the best screen brawler
I've ever used".
Born: October 26, 1908, Springer, New Mexico
Died: October 10, 1979, Scottsdale, Arizona
Michael Greene as George Vale in
Michael Greene has over
one hundred credits to his name and still counting.
He is known for To Live and Die in L.A. (1985) ―
Nice Guys Sleep Alone (1999)
*batteries not included (1987).
He appeared as a regular on the TV Western, The Dakotas
(1962 - 1963) as Deputy Vance Porter.
Birth: November4, 1933, San Francisco, California
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