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This is a list of character actors whose last name
ending in the letter W 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.
Garry Walberg as a card player/a friend of the Colonel in
Garry started acting in the 1952 TV Series: The Philco-Goodyear
Television Playhouse. He has appeared in many TV Series as
someone in authority. Although he has appeared in several
movies, he frequent television.
Garry is best remembered for his role as LAPD Homicide Lt. Frank
Monahan in Quincy, M.E. (1976 - 1983), starring Jack
Klugman in the title role. He had previously appeared with
Klugman in The Odd Couple (1970 – 1975) as Oscar's friend
Homer "Speed" Deegan. He reprised the role in the 1993 TV movie
The Odd Couple: Together Again.
He has appeared in many TV Series in recurring roles as the same
character: Johnny Staccato as Police Sergeant Sullivan ―
Peyton Place as Sgt. Edward Goddard and Lassie as
Other TV Series he had recurring roles in were:
Outlaws ― Have Gun - Will Travel ― Dr. Kildare
― Ben Casey ― The Fugitive ― Run for Your Life
― Death Valley Days ― High Chaparral ―
Nash ― Love, American Style ― F.B.I. ―
Gunsmoke ― The Waltons and Mannix.
No recurring roles here, but one of my favorite shows:
Hardcastle and McCormick.
Born: June 10, 1921 in Buffalo, New York
Died: March 27, 2012 (age 90) in Northridge, California
George Wallace as Andy Moon in
of the Father.
While working as a singing bartender he got the attention of
Hollywood columnist Jimmy Fidler, who helped him get his start
in show business.
His acting career spanned over fifty years with two hundred and
twenty-three credits. His first acting role was in 1950 Movie in
The Sun Sets at Dawn as a Prison Guard.
His first recurring role was in the TV Series
Cassidy. Some of his other recurring roles were The
Adventures of Kit Carson ― Fireside Theatre ― The Millionaire ―
The Lineup ― Lawman ― Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color ―
Maverick ― Zane Grey Theatre ― The Life & Legend of Wyatt Earp ―
Rawhide ― Cheyenne ― Tales of Wells Fargo ― Laramie ― The
Virginia ― Death Valley Days ― Gunsmoke ― The FBI and The
Streets of San Francisco.
In 1952,George Wallace has a starring role in
as Commando Cody, a scientist who wore a leather jacket, a
bullet-shaped silver helmet and an atomic-powered rocket pack.
Some of his other films were: Man Without a Star (1955)
Forbidden Planet (1956) The Swinging Cheerleaders (1974) The
Boys (1991) Minority Report (2002).
He joined the United States Navy in 1936 and served for eight
years through World War II. Wallace served in the U.S. Pacific
Fleet, where he earned the title of light heavyweight champion.
Born: June 8, 1917 in New York City, New York
Died: July 22, 2005 (age 88) in Los Angeles, California
Tragedy Among the Stars
Midge Ware as Hanna Shaw
career spanned almost thirty years with thirty six credits,
including seventeen movies and nineteen TV Series. She was a
regular on two TV Series: The Phil Silvers Show as WAC
Corporal Mallory (1955-1957) and Gunslinger (1961) as
She is an actress, known for The Cincinnati Kid (1965) ―
Faces (1968) and Five Minutes to Live (1961).
She was once married to
Arthur was in Old Man Running
as Little Boy Sherman.
Birth Name: Midge Ware Bendelson
Birth: October 20, 1927 in The Bronx, New York
Rick Warick as one of the jurors in
Actor | Stunts
Rick started out as a Deputy in the1956 movie The Brass
Legend. He also appeared in Gun Battle at Monterey (1957)
― Rough Night in Jericho (1967) ― Airport (1970).
He appeared in several
TV Shows such as Marcus Welby, M.D. (1971) ― 1968 Dragnet (1967) ―
Temple Houston (1963-1964) ― Bonanza (1963) ― The Rebel (1961) ― The
Rifleman (1959) ― The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (1958).
Besides being and
actor Rick also was a stuntman ― The Buckskin Lady (1957) ― Temple
Born: April 9, 1915 in New York
Died: May 2, 1986 (age 71) in Riverside, California
*Thanks to Phillip
Arnold for giving this Cowboy his credit due!
Steven Warren as Joe in
His acting career spanned
eight years and twenty-four credits. His first acting role was
in Top of the World as Captain Williams (1955).
Steve Warren is an actor, known for
Beginning of the End
(1957) ― Gunfire at Indian Gap (1957) and Rumble on the Docks
Some of the TV Series he appeared in were: Laramie ― Death
Valley Days ― Tales Wells Fargo ― Gunsmoke ― Have Gun - Will
Travel ― Mister Ed ― Bat Masterson and West Point.
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