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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 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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David M. Rodman ― Herman Rudin
Richard Rust ― Glenn Ryle
Edwin Rand ― Charles Reade
Rhodes Reason ― Paul Richards
Steve Rich ― Ziva Rodann
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David M. Rodman as Merar in First Wages.

He's the one who thought Nils had forgot about picking up his horse and decided to bring the horse into town himself.
 


Teddy Rooney as Woody in The Long Goodbye.

Teddy Rooney is the son of the late great Mickey Rooney and Martha Vickers.

He first apppeared on television on Playhouse 90 in 1957. In 1958 he appeared with his father in the movie Andy Hardy Comes Home, he play young Andy Hardy. He also appeared in It Happened to Jane (1959) ― Seven Ways from Sundown (1960) and the made for TV Movie, The Ransom of Red Chief.
Besides The Rifleman he appeared on several TV Series: The Rebel ― Shirley Temple's Storybook ― The Dianh Shore ― Chevy Show ― Wagon Train ― Lassie and McHale's Navy.

He appeared in two sitcoms which were never picked up:
He co-starred with his mother Martha Vickers in Man in the House (1960) and Our Gang in 1962.

Born: April 12, 1950 (age 66) in Los Angeles, California

 

Clark Ross as a Townsman in Outlaw's Inheritance.

He also appeared with Chuck in Support Your Local Gunfighter (1971).

Clark Ross first appeared in the 1942 movie Grand Central Murder. His career spanned twenty-five years with over seventy movie credits to his name.

Besides The Rifleman, he also appeared in several TV shows such as Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1975) ― Kojak (1973) ― Gunsmoke (1962-1973) ― Hawkins (1973) ― The Magician (1973) ― The Doris Day Show (1970 - 1973) ― Kung Fu (1973) ―  Bonanza (1963-1972) ― Columbo (1971-1972) ― Search (1972) ― The Delphi Bureau (1972) ― Alias Smith and Jones (1972) ― Medical Center (1969-1971) ― McMillan & Wife (1971) ― Bewitched (1968-1971) ― Mod Squad (1969 - 1971) ― Mission: Impossible (1967 - 1970) ― The Flying Nun (1969 - 1970) ― That Girl (1967 - 1970) ― The Wild Wild West (1966-1969) ― Here's Lucy ( 1968-1969) ― Mayberry R.F.D. (1968) ― It Takes a Thief (1968) ― The Invaders (1967) ― The Big Valley (1967) ― The Green Hornet (1967) ― Batman (1966-1967) ―  The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1965-1967) ― The Monkees (1967) ― I Dream of Jeannie (1966) ― Honey West (1965-1966) ― The Rogues (1964-1965) ― The Virginian (1964) ― Wagon Train (1963) ― Dr. Kildare ( 1963 ) ― The Untouchables (1959 - 1963) ― The Dakotas (1963) ―  Have Gun - Will Travel (1961-1962) ― The Twilight Zone (1960 -1962) ― Cain's Hundred (1962) ― The Rebel (1960 - 1961) ― Bat Masterson (1960) ― Hawaiian Eye (1959 - 1960) ―  Wanted: Dead or Alive (1960) ― The Betty Hutton Show (1960).

Born: August 2, 1913 in New York
Died: September 24, 1987 (age 74) in Wilmington, North Carolina


Henry Rowland as Nels in The Baby Sitter as The Blacksmith.
Was it Nils or was it Niles or Nels? Was it Swenson or was it Svenson?

Henry Rowland was an American actor and a stuntman. He appeared in more than 175 films and television shows. He appeared in fourteen movies between 1940 - 1966 as a stuntman. He made his first acting appearance in the TV Series, Dick Tracy (1951-1952) with recurring appearances. He frequented many of the great TV Western Classics, with recurring roles.
Honestly, I don't think there's anything he hasn't done. What a list of credits this Cowboy has!

Wolfram Von Bock
Born: September 24, 1913 in Omaha, Nebraska
Died: April 26, 1984, Northridge in Los Angeles, California



Herman Rudin as Morgan Bailey in The Retired Gun.

Hermin Rudin's career spanned over twenty years with forty-nine credits to his name, appearing in many different types of roles from Drama to Comedy to Sci-Fi.

He started acting in the 1955 Movie, Kismet as a Silk Merchant. Later he appeared in films like: The Hard Ride (1971) ― Run, Simon, Run (1970) ― Noon Till Three (1976) ― Stakeout on Dope Street (1958) ― I Want to Live! (1958) and Beauty and the Beast (1962).

Some of the TV Series he appeared in were: Westinghouse Desilu PlayhousePerry MasonThe Lawless YearsThe FBI Story (1959)The Roaring 20'sThe RebelRoute 66  ― The UntouchablesThe Outer LimitsMcHale'sNavy F TroopDeath Valley DaysThe Man from U.N.C.L.E. and The New Dick Van Dyke Show.

Born: December 26, 1912 in Brooklyn, New York
Died: December 12, 2000 (age 87) in Ventura, California

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