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This is a list of character actors whose last name
ending in the letter L 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
This section of character actors is dedicated to each & everyone one of
character actors that
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.
Karl Lukas as Oliver as Jeff Stacey's
heavy in The
He was in the movie 99 and 44/100% Dead with Chuck
Connors in 1974, in fact in
the list of credits he was listed before Chuck.
His career spanned
forty years with one-hundred and twenty-six credits
.Lukas made his screen debut
playing the inspector in the Lucille Ball/Desi Arnaz Comedy The Long
Long Trailer (1954).
He was most famous for playing Lindstrom opposite Henry Fonda in the
Broadway version of Mister Roberts (1948).
His other film credits include The Watermelon
Man — The Shaggy D.A. — Memories of Me.
He had a reappearing roles in
The Family Affair as Scotty (1966-1970) and St. Elsewhere
as Carl the Maintenance Man (1985 -1987) ― The Phil Silvers Show
as Pvt. Stash Kadowski (1955 - 1958) .
21,1919 in Lowell, Massachusetts
Death: January 16, 1995 in Westlake Village, California
Ken Lynch as Karl Galt in
Letter of the
He's the cowboy with
the deep voice, who ended up going back with Stocker to get his guns.
He appeared with Chuck in Arrest
and Trial as Det. Lt. Tom Handley.
A character actor whose distinctive voice made
its mark first on radio.
His acting career spans over thirty years with
almost two hundred credits to his name.
He was generally known
for portraying law enforcement officers and detectives.
He also played military officers, business executives and private eyes, and
a sheriff in a western, but it was as a street cop or
detective that most people remember him.
He may have been best known for his starring role as 'the
Lieutenant' on Dumont detective series The Plainclothesman,
on which his face was never seen ―
Checkmate as Lt. Thomas Brand ― Sergeant Grover on McCloud
― The Untouchables.
In the 1970s Ken sis a TV
commercial for Jeno's pizza.
This Cowboy has done everything imaginable.
For more information on
checkout Pete Villafea's website
Birth: July 15, 1910 in Cleveland, Ohio
Death: February 13, 1990 in Burbank, California
One Timer Only ― Index Page
This is a list of character
actors who have appeared on The Rifleman — one time only
Actors Index Page
Have you ever been watching TV or a movie and
wondered who is that guy?
around The McCain Ranch