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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
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.
Akim Tamiroff ― Dee J. Thompson
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Larry Thor as Jessie Phillips in
He was the man who almost lost
his farm to Keeler.
Larry decided on a radio career when he had trouble getting
work at a local mine, and worked at various stations in The Great
White North beginning in 1937 until he decided to try his luck in
Los Angeles in 1946.
In addition to his radio, TV, and his movie work, Larry Thor wrote
and recorded a twelve song album of children’s songs.
His film and television spanned over twenty years with eighty-three
credits. He was Tock the talking watch dog in The Phantom
Tollbooth ― Detective Sergeant in the Fast and Furious.
He was the lone voice of concern in Tora Tora Tora, and
supporting role in The Pride of St. Louis as an accredited
baseball announcer, and in the cult sci-fi classic, The Amazing
Colossal Man as the army doctor. Other notable movie appearances
include Zero Hour! ― Portland Expose ― The Hunters ― Where the
Boys Are and Machine Gun Kelly.
In television, Larry appeared in many TV series, like
Island as the announcer on the radio, I Spy ― Perry Mason ―
Mr. Novak ― Hazel ― The Lieutenant ― The Munsters and he
appeared in Wagon Train, 'The Sally Potter Story' with
Johnny Crawford, before The Rifleman.
He was one the writers for the animated TV Series,
During the last few years of his
life, Larry was on the staff of the University of California in Los
Angeles, providing very popular courses in Theatre Arts.
Born: August 27, 1916, Lundar, Manitoba, Canada
Died: March 15, 1976, Santa Monica, California
Mary Jo Tierney as Holly, the waitress in the hotel in
The Shattered Idol.
Les Tremayne as the Professor in The
In a six-decade career that began
on radio in Chicago in 1930s and '40s who starred in The Thin Man
and The Falcon but is best remembered as the longtime leading
man on The First Nighter. Tremayne once estimated that he had
worked on more than 30,000 broadcasts, with as many as 45 radio
shows a week in the 1930s.
Tremayne was so familiar to radio audiences that in one poll in the
early 1940s, he was cited as one of the three most famous voices in
America. The other two were President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Bing
Tremayne made numerous guest appearances on television and was a
regular on One Man's Family (1950) ― Ellery Queen
(1958 - 1959) as Inspector Richard Queen and played Mr. Mentor on
the children's series Shazam! (1974).
Among his movie roles, Tremayne played the auctioneer in Alfred
Hitchcock's ― North by Northwest and the no-nonsense Major
General Mann in The War of the Worlds.
Educated at Northwestern University, Chicago Art Institute, Columbia
University, and UCLA.
Born: April 16, 1913 in Balham, London, England, UK
Died: December 19, 2003 (age 90) in Santa Monica, California
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Have you ever been watching TV or a movie and
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