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This is a list of character actors whose last name ending in the letter K 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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Dave Kashner ― Ray Kellogg
Bill Kendis ― Sandy Kenyon
Richard Kiel  ― Jack Kirkwood
Robert Knapp  ― Fred Krone

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Dave Kashner as a Townsman in Dead Cold Cash.

Actor | Miscellaneous Crew
A former cattleman, he was so skillful in handling whips, he was often employed in flogging scenes. He could cut cigarettes out of actors' mouths, fire a gun by lashing the trigger, and snap objects out of their mid-air flight. He made his own leather-braided whips, ranging from 6 to 25 feet, which often took months to complete.

He has over thirty credits to his name, mostly movies. Besides The Rifleman he did appear in The Adventures of Jim Bowie.

He appeared in The Man of A Thousand Faces, the story about Lon Chaney as the Flogger of Hunchback in which he went uncredited and also appeared in Nevada Smith as a prisoner in 1966.

Date of Birth: March 4, 1896, Jaffa, Palestine
Date of Death: February 4, 1985, Los Angeles, California

*Thanks to Phillip Arnold fro giving this Cowboy this credit due!


Beatrice Kay as Goldie Drain in Which Way'd They Go?

Beatrice started out in vaudeville, radio, motion pictures, sound recordings, night clubs, and television. Her career began at the age of six as Little Lord Fauntleroy in stock theatre.

She was a Burlesque type singer, a very popular vaudeville performer and American actress. She was a headliner with the original 'Billy Rose Diamond Horseshoe' revue. Had own radio show entitled 'the Beatrice Kay Show'. Most remembered for her rendition of famous burlesque song "Ta-ra-ra Boom-de-ay".

. She has appeared with Chuck Connors in 1964, Arrest and Trial.
She also appeared in 77 Sunset Strip Bonanza Hawaiian Eye Ironside Katie Night Gallery   The Alaskans The Alfred Hitchcock Hour The Colgate Comedy Hour.

Born: April 21, 1907, New York City, New York
Died: November 8, 1986, North Hollywood, California



Dick Keene was Mr. Jethroe in The Hero.
He was the old timer in the beginning of the episode.

Richard Keene first started out in 1929 as a song and dance man. His career spans over thirty years with sixty-six credits to his name.

He has appeared in several TV Series as Gunsmoke ― Tallahassee 7000 Wanted: Dead or Alive Wichita Town Father Knows Best Perry Mason

Birth: September 16, 1899, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Death: March 11, 1971, Los Angeles County, California

 


Mike Kellin played Len Sommers in The Surveyors.
He's the one who killed Elliott.

After serving in the US Navy during World War II, he enrolled in the Yale School of Drama. He appeared in more than 50 plays and made his big screen debut in a supporting role as Sergeant McVey in comical film At War with the Army. Often cast as a tough cop, gangster or soldier.

Mike Kellin on the stage, screen and television career spanned 35 years,

His work in television began in the early 1950's and included roles in such shows as Studio One ― Philco Playhouse ― Gunsmoke ― Kraft Television Theater.
I especially liked him in 'The Moonstone.' An episode from Gunsmoke. Tom Skerritt plays his slow witted brother. Very good episode, sad ending.

His film credits include Hell Is for Heroes ― The Wonderful Country The Great ImposterThe Boston Strangler On the Yard Next Stop Greenwich Village Midnight Express.

Born: April 26, 1922, Hartford, Conneticut
Died: August 26, 1983, Nyack, New York
 


Ray Kellogg played Vale Croton in Incident at Line Shack Six.
He was the one who shot Gangling.

His career spanned thirty years with one-hundred and fifteen credits to his name.

As an actor, Ray Kellogg has been seen in movies such as Raymie (1960) ― Apache Warrior (1957)  ― Hold On! ― Chandler(1971) ― The Court Jester (1955) ― I Passed for White.
He had a appeared on The Red Skelton Show forty-three times playing many different characters.

Ray Kellogg was also a movie director and has worked on movies such as The Green Berets (1968) My Dog, Buddy (1960)The Giant Gila Monster (1959)The Killer Shrews (1959).
Ray Kellogg has written the story of The Giant Gila Monster (1959).

Besides being an actor Ray had done a lot of other things such as Special Effects, Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Director, Producer, Miscellaneous Crew, Writer, Visual Effects, Notable TV Guest Appearances. This guy sure was busy!

Born: November 12, 1919
Died: September 26, 1981 (age 61) in Olympia, Washington

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