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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
of character actors is dedicated to each & everyone one of the
actors that appeared on
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 as King
Croxton, Vashti's father in
He first performed on
Broadway (1921- 1951).
King Calder's television and film
career spanned over fifteen years with sixty-six credits under
He has appeared in many TV classics such as
Zane Grey Theatre
― Mr. Lucky
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
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.
May 5, 1885 in Sugar Creek, Indiana
Died: July 20, 1967 (age 82) in Los Angeles, California
Olive Carey as Ma Wilson in
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,
She died at the age of
ninety-two in Carpinteria, California. When her husband
passed away she came our of retirement and started acting
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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