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This is a list of character actors whose last name
ending in the letter O 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.
A list of his
TV Show appearances are: Bonanza — Disneyland — Follow
The Sun — M Squad — One Step Beyond — Perry Mason — Sky
King — Surfside 6 — The Californians — The Lawless Years — The
Roaring 20's — The Untouchables — Zane Grey Theater — Walt
Disney's Wonderful World of Color — Zorro.
Some of his
movie credits are: From Hell To Texas (1958) — Copper Sky
(1957) — 3:10 to Yuma (1957).
7, 1919 in New York, New York
Died: October 5, 2003 (age 83) in Brunswick, Georgia
Maurice "Morry" Ogden as Gunslinger in Saloon in
The Spiked Rifle.
Maurice "Morry" Ogden acting and stunt
career began in 1949 when was hired as a stuntman for the
western film Border Fence. He worked in many western movies
and TV series in the 1950s and 1960s, and frequently was John
Wayne's stunt double because the two actors shared similar
retired from Hollywood, he settled in Sabinal, Texas and
married. He worked as a restaurateur, construction company
owner, and car dealer. M&O Construction, the construction
company that he founded in Sabinal, built several well-known
buildings in Southwest Texas, including the Brackettville Public
Library and the Sabinal Bank.
Morry was a member of the Stuntmen's
Association and Screen Actor's Guild.
Born: June 5,
1924 in Oklahoma
Died: June 27, 2000 (age 76) in Sabinal, Texas
Cliff Osmond as Lafayette Blye
None so Blind.
He is the blind man with an acute sense
of hearing — and a very strong grip!
He and John Davis Chandler was known to have said that The
Rifleman was one of the well organize sets he had worked on.
Rifleman was Osmond's
television debut. He appeared in Cowboy in Africa with Chuck
Connors and in Arrest and Trial.
His acting career spanned over thirty years and he appeared
in many TV Shows: The Dakotas ― Twilight Zone ― Dr. Kildare ―
The Untouchables ― Have Gun Will Travel ― Wagon Train ― 77
Sunset Strip ― Batman ― The Flying Nun ― The Rogues ― Larado ―
Shane ― Chips ― Hart to Hart ― Ironside ― Matt Houston ― Knight
Rider ― Gunsmoke ― McMillan & Wife ― The Six Million Dollar Man
― All in the Family ― The Bob Newhart Show ― Kojak and Murder,
His first film role was an uncredited bit in the Western epic
How the West Was Won. He made his last screen appearance in
the 1996 film For Which He Stands.
He was also an occasional producer, director and writer who was
nominated for a WGA Award for penning an episode of The Streets
of San Francisco.
Osmond also did stage work, drawing awards for appearances in
Berthold Brecht’s Baal at UCLA and in George Bernard
Shaw’s You Never Can Tell in Chicago.
He majored in English at Dartmouth and earned an MBA from UCLA.
He also did graduate work in theater history at UCLA.
A longstanding drama teacher in Los Angeles, San Francisco and
nationwide, he has operated his own scene study studios for
decades and has taught over 20,000 students at last count. He
also lectures and conducts acting seminars throughout the US.
Born: February 26, 1937, Jersey City, NJ
Died: December 22, 2012, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA
Robert Osterloh as Walt Durkins in
A Time for Singing.
His acting career lasted over
twenty years beginning with a movie Incident in 1948. His
last appearance was in 1972 in
He appeared in films like The Doolins of Oklahoma (1949) ― White
Heat (1949) ― Gun Crazy (1950) ― The Great Missouri Raid (1951)
and The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951).
appearances are Rebound ― You Are There ― The Whistler ―
Seven Angry Men ― Invasion of the Body Snatchers ― TV Reader's
Digest ― Crusader ― Cavalcade of America ― Baby Face Nelson ―
Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre ― Gunsmoke ― Alcoa
Presents: One Step Beyond ― Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse ― The
Untouchables ― Perry Mason ― Bonanza ― Inherit the Wind ― The
Deputy ― Tales of Wells Fargo ― Wagon Train ― The Outer Limits ―
Young Dillinger ― The Legend of Jesse James ― The Invaders ― The
F.B.I. ― Rosemary's Baby and Ironside.
Born: May 31, 1918 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Died: April 16, 2001 (age 82) in Los Osos, California
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actors who have appeared on The Rifleman — one time only
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