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This is a list of character actors whose last name ending in the letter T 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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Akim Tamiroff ― Dee J. Thompson
Larry Thor ― Les Tremayne
Karen Sue Trent ― David Tyrell

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Akim Tamiroff as Tiffauges in New Orleans Menace.

Tamiroff was born in Tiflis, Russian Empire (now Tbilisi, Georgia), of Armenian ancestry. He trained at the Moscow Art Theatre drama school. He arrived in the U.S. in 1923 on a tour with a troupe of actors and decided to stay.

He won the first Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor, was nominated twice for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, and appeared in at least 80 American motion pictures in a career spanning thirty-seven years.
He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Motion Pictures at 1634 Vine Street in Hollywood, California.

He appeared in several TV Series as: Climas! ― Four Star Playhouse ― Matinee Theatre ― The DuPont Show of the Month ― Producers' Showcase ― Tales of Wells Fargo ― Johnny Ringo ― The Naked City ― Breaking Point ― The Man from U.N.C.L.E. and Then Came Bronson.

Born: October 29, 1899 in Tiflis, Russian Empire [now Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia]
Died: September 17, 1972 (age 72) in Palm Springs, California



Ray Teal as Albie in Eddie's Daughter.

I'm sure you would remember him best as the no-nonsense Sheriff Roy Coffee on Bonanza. He was on Bonanza for 12 years. (1960-1972). Ray Teal was an American actor who appeared in more than 250 films and some 90 television programs in his 37-year career.

Some of the TV Series that Ray had recurring role in was: Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color ― Lassie ― 77 Sunset Strip ― Rawhide ― Wide Country ― Cheyenne ― Everglades ― Maverick ― Wagon Train ― 87th Precinct ― Alfred Hitchcock Presents ― Colt .45 ― The Alaskans ― Bronco  ― Westinghouse ― Desilu Playhouse  ― The Texan ― Wanted: Dead or Alive and Trackdown.

He appeared in several films The Men (1950) ― Winchester '73 (1950) ― The Asphalt Jungle ― The Wild One (1953) and a bartender in One-Eyed Jacks (1961).

Born: January 12, 1902 in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Died: April 2, 1976 (age 74) in Santa Monica, California

Be sure and checkout Robert Wise: The Motion Pictures by Joe Jordan.
Robert Earl Wise (September 10, 1914 September 14, 2005) was an American film director, producer and editor.
What a great book about Robert Wise's movies career and the legacy he left behind.
Also included in this book is Ray Teal and many other great interviews.



Pick Temple in Honest Abe.
Pick Temple was the guitar player who played Jimmy Crack Corn.

Cowboy folksinger Pick Temple, starred in The Pick Temple Giant Ranch television show from 1948 through 1961.

Pick was scheduled to appear in Hollywood as a featured player in this episode. Shooting of this episode was delayed when Johnny Crawford, came down with a cold. So Pick had gone to visit some of his friends. Then more bad news came. Johnny's cold developed into pneumonia and all filming had to be put on hold indefinitely. Pick had no sooner returned to Washington when he got the news that Chuck Connors was himself making a swing east for a personal appearance tour. Naturally, Pick invited him to Washington to guest on his own junior-size "Western" series. Meanwhile, Johnny made a complete recovery and Pick returned to Hollywood where he filmed his part in this episode.

Born: January 20, 1911 in Washington, District of Columbia
Died: December 21, 1991 (age 80) in Sun City, Arizona

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Dee J. Thompson as Ma Boyle in Woman from Hog Ridge.

She appeared with Chuck in the movie The Lady Takes a Flyer, before The Rifleman.

Dee J. Thompson is an actress, known for The Glass Bottom Boat (1966) ― The Killer Is Loose (1956) and Love in a Goldfish Bowl (1961).

Some of the TV Series she appeared in are: Dragnet ― Gunsmoke ― Rawhide ― The Big Valley ― That Girl ― The Farmer's Daughter ― The Alfred Hitchcock Hour ― Grindl ― Burke's Law ― My Three Sons ― Stoney Burke and Hazel.

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