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This is a list of character actors whose last name ending in the letter N 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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Jo Carol Nash ― Jay Nelson
Tommy Nolan ― Henry Norell

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Jo Carol Nadel as one of the schoolgirls in 'The Schoolmaster'



Hal Needham as a Townsman in 'The Indian'

Needham was a stuntman, director, writer and actor. He had an amazing career in film spanning the best part of five decades. His first break was working as a stunt double for Richard Boone in the TV western Have Gun - Will Travel. He doubled for Burt Reynolds ― Clint Walker ― Christopher George and Richard Boone.

He is best known for his frequent collaborations with actor Burt Reynolds, usually in films involving fast cars, such as Smokey and the Bandit ― Hooper ― The Cannonball Run and Stroker Ace.
Needham followed up with Hooper (1978), starring Reynolds with Sally Field. A story of a great Hollywood stuntman, it was stirred by Needham’s own adventures and featured 30 of Hollywood’s top stunt performers.

Needham worked as a stunt performer and coordinator on more than 30 films, including The Spirit of St. Louis (1957) ― How the West Was Won (1962)Our Man Flint (1966)Little Big Man (1970) ― Blazing Saddles (1974) and Chinatown (1974).

The co-founder of Stunts Unlimited and a mentor to young stunt performers, he earned the Academy’s Scientific and Engineering Award in 1986 for the design and development of the Shotmaker Elite camera car and crane, which allows filmmakers greater versatility in shooting action sequences. (He also won an Emmy Award for inventing the devices.)

Hal Needham served as a paratrooper during the Korean War, in the logging industry, and even as a male model for Viceroy Cigarettes, before beginning a career in Hollywood.

Born: March 6, 1931 in Memphis, Tennesse
Died: October 25, 2013 in Los Angeles, California

Stunts by Hal Needham



George N. Neise as Rodney Quentin, the traveling salesman in 'Smoke Screen'

He appeared with Chuck in Tomahawk Trail as Lt. Jonathan Davenport.

George N. Neise was an American character actor. He made over 120 film and television appearances between 1942 and 1978.

 After serving in World War II, Neise became an in-demand character actor, playing everything from Greek kings to angry bosses to airline pilots.
He may be best remembered for the dual role as the patronizing pharmacist Ralph Dimsal and powerful Ancient Greek king, Odius in the Three Stooges feature The Three Stooges Meet Hercules. He also appeared as Martian Ogg and an unnamed airline pilot in the trio's next feature The Three Stooges in Orbit.

His television appearances in Westerns were The Lone Ranger ― Death Valley Days ― Cheyenne ― Zorro ― Have Gun–Will Travel ― Maverick and as the wanted man in the pilot of Wanted: Dead or Alive.
 George has done many shows back in the 50's, 60's. He appeared in a couple episodes of The Untouchables. He had several recurring roles in Zorro as Captain Felipe Arrellanos.

Born: February 16, 1917, Chicago, Illinois
Died: April 14, 1996, Los Angeles, California



Jay Nelson as the stage owner/driver in 'Gun Shy'
Jay Nelson played the stage owner/driver.

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