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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.

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

King Calder ― Olive Carey
Philip Carey ― Jimmy Carter
Penelope Sue Carver ― Bill Cerone

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Robert Chadwick as Eskaminza in
The Indian.
He was the son of Chief Hostay. He was the one originally accused of setting the fires, but found to be innocent because at the time he was in mourning for wife's father.

He has appeared in The Grandmother (Short) and several TV Series such as Star Trek ― Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea LassiePerry MasonThe Outer LimitsThe BeachcomberCheckmate Shotgun SladeRawhideGeneral Electric Theater

Born: October 2, 1933, Detroit, Missouri
Died: December 7, 1997, Los Angeles, California


Larry Chance as Lobo in The Mescalero Curse.
He's the one who carried Juan's body down from the gallows.

He is an actor and writer, known for Harum Scarum  — War Drums (with Joan Taylor)  —  Battles of Chief Pontiac.
He appeared in many of the TV Classic Westerns in the 50's & 60's. He has done many movies from Adventure — Western — Drama — Action — Crime —Musical & Comedy.

Born on April 18, 1933

John Davis Chandler as Brooks in
The Executioner, he was Sanchez's partner.
He and John Davis Chandler was known to have said that The Rifleman was one of the well organize sets he had worked on.

Chandler specialized in crazy and mean baddies, using his stocky build and whiny voice to portray neurotics in Sam Peckinpah’s Ride the High Country and The Young Savages.
Chandler’s other memorial villains were in The Shadow of Chikara and The Outlaw Josey Wales.

He and Cliff Osmond had mention how organized it was to work on the set of The Rifleman.

Born: January 28, 1935, Hinton, West Virginia
Died: February 16, 2010, Toluca Lake, Los Angeles

Lon Chaney Jr. as Charlie Gordo as Gunfire.
He was the outlaw that Micah had locked up in his jail.

Remember Lon in Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans as Chingachgook, Scout?
Of course we remember him and his father Lon Chaney for their presence in horror films. Lon Chaney, Jr., is the only person to have played all four of the classic movie monsters: The Wolf Man (1941) (Larry Talbot/Wolf Man) The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942) (The Frankenstein Monster) The Mummy's Tomb (1942) (Kharis, the mummy) Son of Dracula (1943) (Count Anthony Alucard, Dracula's son) How about Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein. Truly a great actor!
*As far as Lucas worst enemies, I'd say Charlie Gordo (Lon Chaney Jr.) is right up there with Dan Maury (Lee Van Cleef) in 'The Deadly Wait'. What say you?

Born: February 10, 1906, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Died: July 12, 1973, San Clemente, California


Kim Charney as Carey MacDonald in The Angry Man.

He was the young boy who got tangled up in the barb wire.

He has a re-occurring role as Terry in Leave It to Beaver. He also appeared in How the West Was Won and The Guns of Fort Petticoat. He was in Alcoa Premiere Lawman The Donna Reed Show Schlitz Playhouse of Stars ― Cheyenne Wagon Train Tales of the Texas Rangers Zane Grey Theater The Ford Television Theatre Dragnet Rough Riders Celebrity Playhouse The Millionaire. He is known for Suddenly (1954), The Werewolf (1956) and Man from God's Country (1958).

Kim Charney MD is a practicing Surgical Oncologist in Orange, California.. Dr. Charney graduated from University of California Davis School of Medicine in 1970 and has been in practice for 45 years. He completed a residency at Baylor Medical Center. Dr. Charney also specializes in Vascular Surgery. He currently is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Orange County Main Campus and University Of California Irvine Medical Center.

 Born: August 2, 1945 (age 71), San Diego, California

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