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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.
He appeared with Chuck in
The Assassins: Part 1 (1966) as
career spanned twenty-five years with over one hundred credits. His
first acting role was in 1953 in Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok
(TV Series). His recurring appearances were in: Stories of
the Century (1954 - 1955) ― Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside
Theatre (1956) ― Hey, Jeannie! (1957) ―
The Loretta Young Show
(1956 - 1958) ―
Highway Patrol (1956 - 1959) ― Tombstone Territory
(1958 - 1959) ― The Real
McCoys (1959) ― Gunsmoke (1961 - 1962)― Hennesey
(1962) ― Tales of Wells
Fargo (1957 - 1962) ― Death Valley Days (1954 - 1966) ― Bonanza
(1961 - 1966).
He was an actor, known for The Spider (1958) ―
Happened to Aunt Alice? (1969) ― Louisiana Hussy (1959).
Born: September 30, 1896 in San Diego, California
Died: July 2, 1990 (age 93) in Los Angeles County, California
He also appeared with Chuck in Arrest and Trial
He served for 37 years as a
consultant to the Los Angeles Bureau of Jewish Affairs, and was a
founder of the city's Yiddish Kinder Theater.
Born to Jewish parents, he found his interest in acting at an early
age and was later mentored by Michael Chekhov and Lee Strasberg. He
gained experience as a member of a touring Shakespearean group.
He totaled more than one-hundred television credits during the
course of his career. Best known for Zorro as Licenciado Piña
(1957-1958). Than's credits include more than 120 television
appearances and 30 feature films.
Among his other film credits include
Black Sunday (1977) ― Being
There (1979) ― Splash (1984) and Imitation of Life (1959).
A proud member of Equity and SAG-AFTRA, he became a voting member of
the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1966.
Later in life, he and his wife Guy became world travelers,
documenting Jewish life throughout the world. As part of their
travels, he led tour groups to India, exploring Jewish communities
both historic and present. He received Israel's State Medal of Honor
for his photographs of Jewish subjects from the Museum of the
Diaspora in Tel Aviv where his collection has been donated. In his
senior years, he also became an accomplished painter.
Born: May 2, 1919 in New York City, New York
Died: January 30, 2015 (age 95) in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles,
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actors who have appeared on The Rifleman — one time only
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Have you ever been watching TV or a movie and
wondered who is that guy?
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