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This is a list of character actors whose last name ending in the letter C 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.

King Calder ― Olive Carey
Philip Carey ― Jimmy Carter
Penelope Sue Carver ― Bill Cerone
Robert Chadwick ― Kim Charney
Alden 'Stephen' Chase ― Jack Clinton
Pat Close ― John Collier
Al Collins ― Steve Conte
Robert Contreras ― Clancy Cooper
Dee Cooper ― Jerome Courtland
Kay Cousins ― John Craig
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King Calder as King Croxton, Vashti's father in 'The Assault'

He first performed on Broadway (1921- 1951). King Calder's television and film career spanned over fifteen years with sixty-six credits under his belt.
He has appeared in many TV classics such as Zane Grey Theatre ― Mr. Lucky
Lawman Perry Mason Rawhide. He had a starring role in Martin Kane, Private Eye as Lt. Grey (1952-1954)

Born: April 21, 1897 in Baltimore, Maryland
Died: June 28, 1964 in Los Angeles, California

Foxy Callahan as a Barfly in 'Shivaree'

Foxy's acting career spanned over forty-years with with one hundred and twenty-six credits under his belt.. He started acting in 1931 and has appeared in a large member of B Western Movies. Foxy was as a stuntman in 1936 to 1948. He later appeared in The Virginian — Wagon Train — The Slowest Gun in the West — The Parson and the Outlaw — The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp — The Adventures of Kit Carson — Hopalong Cassidy.
Callahan along with Chick Hannon were regular wagon drivers on Wagon Train.

Born: January 13, 1901, South Dakota
Died: April 14, 1976, Los Angeles, California

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

Jess Calvin as one of the Townsmen in 'Honest Abe'

In 1918, he was a tractor mechanic in Indianapolis.
Jess's career spanned over forty years with sixty-eight credits to his name, with fifty of them being westerns.

He appeared with Paul Fix in To Kill A Mocking Bird (1962) as a juror. This was his last appearance at the age of seventy-seven.

Born: May 5, 1885 in Sugar Creek, Indiana
Died: July 20, 1967 (age 82) in Los Angeles, California

Olive Carey as Ma Wilson in 'Shivaree'

Olive was 18 when she appeared in her first motion picture, a silent entitled, Tess of the Storm Country (1914).
She appeared in more than fifty films, mostly westerns, including Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, often playing tough tomboy parts.

In 1920, she wed actor Harry Carey, with whom she remained until his death in 1947. They had two children, a daughter Ellen and a son, actor Harry Carey, Jr. Her son Harry Carey Jr. appeared on The Rifleman twice and was married to Paul Fix's daughter, Marilyn.

She died at the age of ninety-two in Carpinteria, California. When her husband passed away she came our of retirement and started acting again.
I best remember Olive Carey, in John Ford's - The Searchers. Great movie and sooooo many great stars!

Born: January 31, 1896, New York City, New York
Died: March 13, 1988, Carpinteria, California

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