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This is a list of
character actors whose last name ending in the letter A 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.
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.
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Ed Ames played Lee Coyle in
He was the stranger, the wanted man
Actor | Soundtrack
Ed is best known for his television role as Mingo on the
Daniel Boone TV series. Which also starred Patricia
He and his three brothers had a singing quartet. They
were particularly famous in the 1950s for their
traditional pop music hits. They would tour army bases
when they were offered a job at the Foxes and Hounds
nightclub, one of the fanciest clubs in Boston. As a
solo recording artist for RCA Victor in the 1960s, he
had four top-twenty hits on the national charts, Try
to Remember and Time, Time, My Cup Runneth Over
and Who Will Answer?
Ed has sang title songs to three movies
― The War Wagon (1967)
― Man on Fire (1957) and Forever, Darling (1955).
9, 1927 (age 88), Malden, Massachusetts
Fancy is played by Robert Anacher in The Baby Sitter.
This was taken from the ABC Television Network Photo
Division - Press Information Sheet — Yes Fancy really
was a boy!
Anders as Lisabeth Bishop in Shivaree.
Actress | Writer |
Luana appeared in over 30 films, 300 TV shows.
Her nickname was Lu.
Jack Nicholson remembered her in his Academy Award
acceptance speech for best actor in As Good as It Gets.
In his book, Stephen King: On Writing, Stephen King
cited her as one of his movie matinee idols.
12, 1938, New York City, New York
Died: July 21, 1996, Mar Vista, Los Angeles, California
Keith Andes played
Renolds in The Debt.
He's the guy who saved Mark twice.
Actor | Soundtrack
His acting career spanned twenty five years with sixty-nine
credits to his name.
with Chuck in
Price of a Name.
Keith Andes was a strappingly handsome and virile mold
of a George Nader, Guy Madison, and Jeffrey Hunter in
the 1950s and 60s - a second lead actor. He had a career
on radio, stage, TV and films for over three decades.
He had his own TV Series:
This Man Dawson (1959 - 1960)
as Police Chief Col. Frank Dawson and in 1967 the TV Series Birdman as Birdman.
Born: July 12, 1920, Ocean City, New Jersey
Suffering from cancer, he
committed suicide in his home in Santa Clarita, Los Angeles,
California on November 11, 2005
James Anderson played
Johnny Denver in The
He was the bad guy who shot Nathaniel.
He is probably best known for his
role as Robert E. Lee "Bob" Ewell in To Kill a Mockingbird
(1962), which also starred Paul Fix.
James Anderson made over 120
appearances, mostly in television and several films between 1941 and
1969. He appeared in a number of westerns throughout his career,
often playing a gun for hire or outlaw. He would also occasionally
play bit parts as store keepers and a frontier scout. James died
before the release of his final two films, The Ballad of Cable
Hogue in 1970 and Little Big Man also in 1970.
Born: July 13, 1921 in
Died: September 14, 1969 (age 48) in Billings, Montana
of a heart attack.
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