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Edwin Rand ― Charles Reade
This is a list of character actors whose last name
ending in the letter R 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.
― Paul Richards
Steve Rich ― Ziva Rodann
David M. Rodman ― Herman Rudin
Richard Rust ― Glenn Ryle
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Edwin Rand as as a barfly in The Silent
He was the drinking buddy of Ben Macowan
spanned fifteen years in film and television. His first
appearance was in a movie Rendezvous with Annie (1946).
His list of film credits are: Francis in the Haunted House
(1956) ― Tarantula (1955) ― Siege at Red River (1954) ― Those Redheads
from Seattle (1953 ) ― The Great Sioux Uprising (1953) ― Column
South (1953) ― Utah Wagon Train (1951) ― His Kind of Woman (1951)
― The Fat Man (1951) ― Up Front (1951) ― Oh! Susanna (1951) ― Undercover
Girl (1950) ― My Blue Heaven (1950) ― Broken Arrow (1950) ― Return of
the Frontiersman (1950) ― The Capture (1950) ― One Sunday Afternoon
(1948) and The Crimson Key (1947)
His first TV Series was The Lone Ranger (1949 - 1953) in which he appeared
three times. He then went on to appear in
other TV Series such as: Hopalong Cassidy(1954) ― Cheyenne
(1955) ― Target: The
Corruptors (1961) ― Shannon (1961) ― The Twilight Zone
(1960) ― The Loretta Young Show (1959) ― Combat Sergeant
Born: September 8, 1911 in New York
Died: October 24, 1993 (age 82) in Palm Springs, California
Sue Randall as Lucy
in The Mind Reader.
girlfriend and the daughter of John Hallager,
the man Billy was accused of killing.
Her stage debut was at the
age of 10 in an Alden Park Players' production of Dear Ruth. She
graduated with honors from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts
in New York.
Susan's career spanned seventeen years. She last appeared was in
the TV Series Vacation Playhouse in 1969. In 1969, she returned
to Philadelphia and a job as an administrator for professional
associations, and was active in several benefits such as the
Multiple Sclerosis Telethon, Joey Bishop's Telethon for
Handicapped Children, and the Arthritis Fund. She was also
active in Reading for the Blind and Project Headstart.
I bet everybody
remembers her as Miss Alice Landers, Beaver Cleaver's grade
school teacher on Leave it to Beaver (1957).
She appeared with Chuck Connors in
Arrest and Trial (1964).
Her acting career included
performances on Playhouse 90 (1957) ― Armstrong Circle Theater
(1954) ― General Electric Theater (1959) ― Kraft
Suspense Theater (1965) ― Surfside Six (1961) ― 77
Sunset Strip (1959 - 1960) ― My Three Sons (1960) ― Perry Mason
(1960 - 1964) ― Gilligan's Island
(1964 - 1967) ― I Spy (1965). She also appeared in several TV Westerns:
Bronco (1958) ― Sugarfoot (1959) ― The Rebel (1959) ― Wagon Train
(1959) ― Have Gun - Will
Travel (1959 - 1960) ― The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp
(1960)― Bonanza (1959) ―
Death Valley Days (1962 - 1966).
Marion Burnside Randall
Born: October 8, 1935, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: October 26, 1984 (49 years old), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Tragedy Among the Co-Stars
Actor | Stunts | Miscellaneous Crew
appeared once in The Rifleman as a Townsman in
He first appeared in Cleopatra in 1934 as a Slave
(uncredited). Harry appeared in over twenty movie and thirty TV Series.
He is known for
his work on The Incredible Petrified World (1959),
Flesh and Fury (1952) and Lux Video Theatre
In 1948 he was a stuntman in Joan of Arc and
in 1935 he was a stand-in in Black Fury.
Born: May 15, 1910
Died: June 8, 2001 (age 91) in San Clemente, California
Thanks to Phillip Arnold
for giving this Cowboy his credit due!
John Rayborn as Red Evans in
Death Never Rides Alone.
He was one of the members of the gang.
John first appeared in
the TV Series Bachelor Father in (1959). He appeared in
several TV Series: Burke's Law (1964) ― Perry Mason
(1964) ― The Big
Valley (1966) ― Iron Horse (1966) ― Canon (1973) ― Police Story
(1975 - 1976) ― Police Woman
(1976) ― Barnaby Jones (1977).
He appeared in a made for TV movie: Movie:
The Love Goddess (1983) as
2nd Assistant Director.
He was a Sergeant in the U.S. Marines during World War II.
He was awarded a Purple Heart for injuries he sustained
during the Battle of Saipan.
Ford Raymond as one of the
Boyle Clan in Woman from
His first appearance was in Joan of Arc (1948) as a Priest in
His movie credits are
Around the World in Eighty Days (1956) ― Joan of Arc (1948) ―
The FBI Story (1959) ―
A Lion Is in the Streets
(1953) ― Jailhouse Rock (1957) ― Heller in Pink Tights (1960) ―
One Foot in Hell (1960).
Besides The Rifleman (1960) he appeared in Perry Mason
(1957) ― Tate (1960).
Born: April 23, 1899 in
Died on April 25, 1960 in Los Angeles, California
*This episode was shown in
October but he died in April of that year, so it would shock me
if he passed away within days of completing the episode.
Thanks Phillip Arnold for giving this cowboy his credit do
and for this information!
Charles Reade as Cpl. Scoobo in
The Knight Errant.
He was Colonel Black's travelling companion.
Charles Read appeared only on
television. He first appeared in Sea Hunt (1958) as a
Tramp. He went on to appear in fourteen other TV Series
including The Rifleman. He had recurring roles in
Tombstone Territory (1957) ― Bat Masterson (1958) ― Klondike
appeared mostly as Telegrapher ― Bank Tellers. He also
appeared on The George Burns Show, TV Special (1959).
Born: January 20, 1915 in San Jose, California
Died: April 5, 2003 (age 88) in San Jose, California
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