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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
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.
Jo Carol Nadel as one of the schoolgirls in
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.
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
George N. Neise as Rodney Quentin,
the traveling salesman in Smoke
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.
serving in World War II, Neise became an in-demand character
actor, playing everything from Greek kings to angry bosses to
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
Born: February 16, 1917, Chicago,
Died: April 14, 1996, Los Angeles, California
Jay Nelson as the stage owner/driver in Gun
Jay Nelson played the stage owner/driver.
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