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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.
Do you know who played
the little girl that died of anthrax in this episode?
My mom played in episode #15
The Pet and was the little girl
who died from Anthrax. Her real name then was Penelope Sue
Carver. You have a tiny picture on one of your pages where
someone is carrying her.
The picture to the right is of Penelope & her daughter Jamie.
Thanks Jamie for the information and the picture!
Al Cavens as one of the jurors in
The Mind Reader.
Actor | Stunts | Miscellaneous Crew
He was a fencing instructor for movies and Burgess
Meredith's stunt double on Batman. Worked with his
father, Fred Cavens, renowned Hollywood fencing
over one-hundred and sixteen credits to his name.
Between 1950 and 1969, he made a number of appearances
in film and television, everything from westerns,
mysteries, comedy, Thrillers and many others.
Born: October 1, 1906 in Brussels,
Died: December 17, 1985 (age 79) in Los Angeles County,
*Thanks to Phillip Arnold for giving this cowboy his credit due!
Malcolm Cassell as Joey Merrick
in The Spoiler, the boy who
Brud Evans killed.
He appeared in
to Loretta several times ― The Rebel
Room for One More
The Kid from Left Field
Life with Father
Andy Hardy Comes Home
The last thing he did was
Pirates of Tortuga in 1961. No record of him since
March 16, 1939 in Los
William (Bill) Catching as Tom Williamson
The Second Witness.
He was the first witness that was killed on his way
to Silver City to testify against Slade Burrows.
He is also is
credited as the stuntman for this episode.
He has been
an Actor ― Stuntman ― Second Unit Director ― Assistant
Director for almost thirty years.
He also has appeared as a
stuntman and a stunt coordinator with Chuck in Branded
and Ride Beyond Vengeance.
He appeared in
Branded twice ―
Cowards Die Many Times ―
The Greatest Coward on Earth.
He has doubled for such actors as Glenn Ford, Peter Lawford,
Robert Stack, Efrem Zimbalist, Jr., and Lee Majors.
He has acted and has appeared as a stuntman and a stunt
coordinator in just about everything imaginable.
Born: June 16, 1926 in Bexar
Died: August 24, 2007 (age 81) in Somerton, Arizona
Bill Cerone as Mortimer
He was the cowboy in the saloon at Stud City who
told Lucas about looking over his shoulder and the one
who took Normie's holster and gun off of him.
Born: September 20, 1937 in Rochester, New York
One Timer Only ― Index Page
This is a list of character
actors who have appeared on The Rifleman one time only
Have you ever been watching TV or a movie and wondered
who is that guy?
around The McCain Ranch