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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 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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Christine White ― Richard Whorf
Frank Wilcox ― Robert B. Williams
Dick Wilson ― Stephen Wootton
Dale Wright ― Than Wyenn
Gary Walberg ― Steven Warren
Robert Webber ― Brad Weston
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Christine White as Ann Dodd in The Visitor

Christine appeared in more than 50 Hollywood movies and television shows during her 25 year acting career including: Vice Squad (1953) ― Man Crazy (1953) ― Father Knows Best (1957) ― Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1958) ― Perry Mason (1958 - 1959) ― The Untouchables (1959) ― The Fugitive (1964)― Have Gun Will Travel (1958) ― Bonanza (1960) ― General Electric (1958 - 1960). She is best remembered by television audiences for playing William Shatner's flying companion in the 1963 episode of The Twilight Zone (1961 -1963) titled Nightmare at 20,000 Feet.

In 1961-1962 she appeared as a regular in the TV Series Ichabod and Me as Abigail Adams.

A few of her movies were: Magnum Force (1973) ― Macabre (1958) ― Man Crazy (1953) and The Legend of Josiah Blow (1952).
She and James Dean were friends. Her last appearance was a made-for-TV movie about Dean in which she played a secretary (1976). She appeared for a 1973 documentary called James Dean: The First American Teenager.

Born: May 4, 1926 in Washington, District of Columbia
Died: April 14, 2013 (age 86) in Washington, District of Columbia



Bob Whitney as the Diner Proprietor in
Seven
Seven Prisoners

His first appearance was in the movie A Night in Casablanca (1946) as a Passerby. His career spanned over twenty-five years with ninety-three credits.

He is known for his work on Hand of Death (1962) ― Rio Bravo (1959) and The War of the Worlds (1953).

His first TV Series was in The Lone Wolf
(1954) as a Police Officer. A few of his recurring roles on television were: I Led 3 Lives (1956) ― M Squad (1957) ― Bat Masterson (1959 -1960) ― The Lawless Years (1959) ― Bourbon Street Beat (1959 -1960) ― Peter Gunn (1960 -1961) ― The Untouchables (1960 -1963) ― Perry Mason (1962) ― The Twilight Zone (1962) ― Dr. Kildare (1961) ― Rawhide (1959 -1965) ― The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964 - 1965) ― Batman (1966) ― Get Smart (1966 - 1967) ― The Big Valley (1965 - 1968) ― The Virginian (1963 -1969) ― Bonanza (1962 -1971).

Born: July 13, 1912 in New York City, New York
Died: April 10, 2007 (age 94) in Murrieta Springs, California

*Thanks to Phillip Arnold for giving this cowboy his credit due!



Grace Lee Whitney as Rose in
Tin Horn

She also appeared with Chuck in Arrest and Trial (1964).

Grace Lee Whitney was an American actress and singer. She was known for her role as Janice Rand on the original Star Trek (1966) television series and subsequent Star Trek television series and films, as well as for her appearances at Star Trek events. Star Trek: Of Gods and Men (Video / 2007) ― Star Trek New Voyages: Phase II (2007)
Star Trek: Voyager (1996) Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991) Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)  Star Trek III: The earch for Spock (1984)  Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979) Star Trek: TV Series (1966).

Whitney was cast as a member of the all-female band in Billy Wilder's comedy Some Like It Hot (1959). She appeared in House of Wax (1953) ― Top Banana (1954)
The Naked and the Dead (1958) and Pocketful of Miracles (1961).

Whitney made more than a hundred television appearances following her television dramatic debut in Cowboy G-Men (1953). She appeared on episodes of Death Valley Days
(1962 - 1969) ― The Virginian (1963 - 1968) ― The Real McCoys (1961) ― Wagon Train (1964) ― The Islanders (1961) ― Hennesey (1961) ― The Roaring 20s (1961 - 1962) ― Gunsmoke (1962) ― Bat Masterson (1961) ― 77 Sunset Strip (1961 -1963) ― Surfside 6 (1961 -1963) ―  Hawaiian Eye (1962) ― Bewitched (1964) ― Mike Hammer (1958) ― Batman (1967) ― The Untouchables (1962 - 1963).

Mary Ann Chase
Born: April 1, 1930 in Ann Arbor, Missouri
Died: May 1, 2015 in Coarsegold, California



Richard Whorf as Jeremiah Crowley in
The Illustrator

Richard Whorf was an American actor, dancer, author, director, and designer and yes he was an artist.

His career spanned twenty-five years with forty-four credits. Behind the scenes he directed for film and television: Vacation Playhouse (1967) ― The Tammy Grimes
Show (1966) ― Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1966) ― Mona McCluskey (1965 - 1966) ― The Wild Wild West (1965) ― Branded in Survival (1965) ― Mickey (1964) ― The Beverly Hillbillies (1962 -1964) ― Petticoat Junction (1963) ― My Three Sons (1961 - 1963) ― Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1962) ― Gunsmoke (1957 - 1961) ― Father of the Bride (1961) ― The Ann Sothern Show (1960 - 1961)― The Barbara Stanwyck Show (1960 - 1961) ― Outlaws (1960) ―  Wagon Train (1960), along with many more.

His acting career spanned 1942 - 1967.
I can't help but wonder who was the artist for these sketches, Richard Whorf?
Richard Whorf the Artist

Actor: Tate
(1960) ― Four Star Playhouse (1952) ― The Groom Wore Spurs (1951) ― Chain Lightning (1950) ― Christmas Holiday (1944) ― Strange Confession (1944) ― For God and Country (1943) ― The Cross of Lorraine (1943) ― Assignment in Brittany (1943) ― Keeper of the Flame (1942) ― Juke Girl (1942) ― Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) ― Blues in the Night Midnight(1941).

Born: June 4, 1906, Winthrop, Maine
Died: December 14, 1966, Santa Monica, Californiia

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