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This is a list of character actors whose last name
ending in the letter I-J 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.
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Rex Ingram played Thaddeus in
'Closer than a Brother'
He was the man who offered to help Lucas with the ranch while Lucas
Rex Ingram a Corsicana
native. Born on a riverboat on the Mississippi River. Ingram
was born near Cairo, Illinois, on the Mississippi River; his
father was a steamer fireman on the riverboat Robert E. Lee.
Ingram graduated from the Northwestern University medical
school in 1919 and was the first African-American man to
receive a Phi Beta Kappa key from Northwestern University.
He was standing on a Hollywood corner waiting to cross the
street when I was discovered by a movie talent scout. He was
persuaded that he was just what was needed to play a native
of the jungles in the first Tarzan pictures.
This actor was best remembered for his portrayal of Jim, the
fugitive slave, opposite Mickey Rooney in The Adventures
of Huckleberry Finn.
He played God in one movie The Green Pastures (1936)
and the devil in another Cabin in the Sky (1943).
He also appeared with Chuck Connors in
- 'This Stage
of Fools' (1966) and two episodes of Cowboy in Africa.
Born: October 20, 1895 in Cairo, Illinois
Died: September 19, 1969 (age 73) in Hollywood, Los Angeles,
Sherry Jackson as Rebecca in
She was the girl Mark had his eye on for his future Ma.
She started acting at the age of six appearing in
You're My Everything.
She appeared in several
of the Ma and Pa Kettle movies during the 1950s as Susie
Kettle, one of the couple's numerous children.
Sherry Jackson was no newcomer to
television, she had already appeared in her own series Make
Room for Daddy. Besides The Rifleman she also
appeared with Chuck Connors in
Trouble Along the Way
- 'Barbed Wire'
(1965). . This episode
was written and directed by Montgomery Pittman
who was Sherry Jackson's step-father at the time.
She also appeared in two
episodes of the Batman television series and In 1964 she
appeared in an episode of Gene Roddenberry's Star Trek
She appeared naked in the
movie Gunn (for European release; pasties for the
U.S. ), and in the Playboy
August 1967 pictorial to promote the film, entitled
"Make Room For Sherry". .
Born: February 15, 1942
in Wendell, Idaho
Loren Janes as 2nd Cowboy in
Stunts | Actor
One of the key figures in the development
of modern cinematic stunt design, improved safety procedures and
co-founder of the Stuntmen's Association of Motion Pictures &
Darling (stunt double: Chuck Connors -
In August 2001, Janes
received the Golden Boot Award, for his lifetime
achievement in film and television Westerns, one of the
few stuntmen to be so honored.
Born: October 1, 1931 in Sierra Madre, California
Paul Jasmin as Alison Mitchell
in 'The Legacy'
He was the other brother who was funnin' with Pop when he had his attack.
He has done such things as The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp — Man
Without a Gun — Zane Grey Theater — Have Gun - Will Travel.
He was a close friend of actor Anthony Perkins and knew him for over 22
years. He did the voice of Norma Bates in Psycho, which went
Today he is a fashion designer/photographer. His photographs have been
displayed in such magazines as Vogue.
April 15, 1935 in Helena,
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