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

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Elyse Gordon  ― Michael Greene
Duane Grey ― Raymond Guth

Gary Gadson ― Kathy Garver
James Gavin ― Tom Gilson

Regina Gleason ― James Gonzalez
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Elyse Gordon as a schoolgirl in The Apprentice Sheriff.




Jack Gordon (aka: Gangy Cohen) as one of the townsmen in
Two Ounces of Tin.

He appeared with Chuck Connors in Support Your Local Gunfighter (1971).
He started acting in 1938 as a Villager in The Adventures of Robin Hood. His acting career spanned thirty-five years with one-hundred credits to his name.

From 1961 - 1970 he appeared on Bonanza fifty-eight times. He also was a stand-in for Dan Blocker on Bonanza. It is said that Loren Green had given Gordon a pocket watch when working on the set of Bonanza.
He appeared in Perry Mason twelve times, usually as a Courtroom Spectator.

Gangster associated with Murder Inc. before fleeing to Hollywood. Known prior to film career as Gangy Cohen.

A very interesrting story!
And so the story goes: He was on the run, wanted in New York. Real name Irving Cohen. Went to Hollywood and became a bit actor under the name of 'Jack Gordon'. Was spotted in a crowd scene on screen in Golden Boy and was arrested and returned to New York for trial. Was acquitted of the crime and went back to Los Angeles to continue his career as a bit actor.

'Big Gangy' Cohen found!
The Story of Irving 'Big' Gangy' Cohen

Born: December 5, 1906, Brooklyn, New York
Died: February 23, 1976, Los Angeles, California


Fred Graham as Hank the Drunk in
Outlaw's Inheritance.

In 1928, Fred Graham was working for the MGM sound department and playing semi-pro baseball. He was hired to tutor Robert Young and Nat Pendleton on how to play the game for a murder mystery called Death on the Diamond (1934), and this started him on a more than 40 year career as a stuntman and actor and two-hundred and seventy-two credits to his name.

A semi-professional baseball player, Graham appeared mainly in Westerns, performing stunts and playing opposite John Wayne, among others. Fred was considered one of the best fight men in the business, and he doubled for stars including John Wayne, Clark Gable, and Gregory Peck.

Renowned action director William Witney once called Graham--a stuntman legendary for his fisticuffs--"the best screen brawler I've ever used".

Born: October 26, 1908, Springer, New Mexico
Died: October 10, 1979, Scottsdale, Arizona



Michael Greene as George Vale in
Outlaw Shoes.

Michael Greene has over one hundred credits to his name and still counting.

He is known for To Live and Die in L.A. (1985) ― Nice Guys Sleep Alone (1999)
*batteries not included (1987).
He appeared as a regular on the TV Western, The Dakotas (1962 - 1963) as Deputy Vance Porter.

Birth: November4, 1933, San Francisco, California

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