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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.
Tommy Nolan as Hab Carraway in
Tommy appeared as Jody in the TV western
Buckskin (1958). Set in the frontier town of Buckskin, Montana, the show
was seen from his young perspective, narrating each episode sitting on
his corral fence and playing his harmonica. Although it only played for
one full season, Tommy had comic books out with his character and his
autograph was well in demand at parades, conventions and other public
After the series, Tommy continued on other shows, many of them westerns
such as Rawhide ― Gunsmoke
― Riverboat ― The Rebel
He had recurring roles on
Lassie ― Captain Midnight ― The Dennis O'Keefe Show.―
The General Electric Theatre ― Thriller ― Wagon Train ― Jesse ―
Out of this World.
He also was in the classic All Mine to Give (1957). Have
you seen this? What a great movie, but I must warn you it is a
He lost the series title role of Circus Boy (1956) to Micky Dolenz
of The Monkees (1966).
Tom Nolan later had minor roles
the Creek (1984) ― School Spirit (1985) ― Pretty Woman (1990) ―
The Thing Called Love (1993) ― This Thing Called Love (1993) ―
White Man's Burden (1995) ― Indictment: The McMartin Trial
(1995) ― Batman Begins (2005) ― Ministry of Secrets: Delivery
Boy (Short) (2012).
He retired and became a high school principal/writer.
He has written articles for Playboy, The Los Angeles Times, and the
Born: Bernard Girouard
January 15, 1948 in Montréal, Québec, Canada
Valora Noland as Clare in The High
She was the one who helped Lucas.
Valora Noland is an actress,
known for her 1960s movie and television work.
It looks like Valor got her start on The Rifleman (1961),
and from there she appeared on other TV Shows: Laramie ― The
DuPont Show of the Week
The Donna Reed Show
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
The Virginian Mannix
Her movies Include: Up Your Teddy Bear (1970
The War Wagon
Sex and the
College Girl (1964)
Party Beach Party (1963).
Some people consider her: The forgotten hottie: Valora Noland.
Born: December 8, 1941 (age 74), Seattle, Washington
Henry Norell as C. Henry Whitmore in
He was the
attorney who tried to bribe Lucas.
His first appearance was in a
TV Show: Captain Video and His Video Rangers (1949). Later he
appeared in New York Confidential ― The Tall Man ― Pete and
Gladys ― Mister Ed ― Oh, Those Bells ― Dennis the Menace ― Perry
His list of Movie credits
are: The Incredible Mr. Limpet (1964) ― The Young Savages
(1961) ― Underworld U.S.A. (1961) ― The Absent Minded Professor
(1961) ― One Foot in Hell (1960) ― The Man Who Understood Women
April 6, 1906 in Pittsburgh,
Died: June 24, 1990 (age 84) in Los Angeles, California
Daniel Núñez in
Vaqueros as the guy with the
mustache bringing in Lucas.
Daniel's career spanned
thirty years. His first appearance was in the 1952 in the movie,
He appeared in several
movies: Around the World in Eighty Days (1955) as an extra ―
Seven Cities of Gold (1956) as a Spanish Soldier ― Rio Bravo as
a Barfly (1959) ― The Young Savages (1961) ― All Fall Down in a
Bit Role (1962) ― The Great Adventure (1964) ― More Dead Than
Alive (1969) ― Blume in Love (1973) ― Blazing Saddles (1974) ―
Marathon Man (1976) ― Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
― The Howling as a Liquor Cashier ― The Lone Ranger Movie (The
His TV appearances include:
CHiPs (1980) ― The Blue Knight (1976) ― Chico and the Man (1974)
― Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1974) ― Kung Fu (1973) ― The
Flying Nun (1970) ― Night Gallery (1968 - 1969) ― Mannix (1969)
― Gunsmoke (1966-1968) ― The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1967) ― The
Wild Wild West (1967) ― The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (1966) ―
Rawhide (1963) ― The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (1962) ―Have
Gun ― Will Travel (1962) ― The Rifleman (1961) ― Bonanza
(1961) ― The Twilight Zone (1961) ― The Tall Man (1960) ― Perry
Mason (1960) ― The Rebel (1960) ― Zane Grey Theater (1959) ― Rio
Bravo (1959) ― Playhouse 90 (1958).
Born: May 27, 1920, Los
Death: June 6, 1985, Los Angeles, California
*Thanks to Phillip Arnold
for giving this Cowboy his credit due!
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