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This is a list of character actors whose last name ending in the letter N 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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Tommy Nolan ― Daniel Núñez
Jo Carol Nash ― Jay Nelson
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Tommy Nolan as Hab Carraway in Guilty Conscience.

Tommy appeared as Jody in the TV western Buckskin (1958). Set in the frontier town of Buckskin, Montana, the show was seen from his young perspective, narrating each episode sitting on his corral fence and playing his harmonica. Although it only played for one full season, Tommy had comic books out with his character and his autograph was well in demand at parades, conventions and other public outings.
After the series, Tommy continued on other shows, many of them westerns such as Rawhide ― Gunsmoke
― Riverboat ― The Rebel ― Rawhide.
He had recurring roles on Lassie ― Captain Midnight ― The Dennis O'Keefe Show.― The General Electric Theatre ― Thriller ― Wagon Train ― Jesse ― Out of this World.
He also was in the classic All Mine to Give (1957). Have you seen this? What a great movie, but I must warn you it is a tear-jerker.
He lost the series title role of Circus Boy (1956) to Micky Dolenz of The Monkees (1966).

Tom Nolan later had minor roles in Up the Creek (1984) ― School Spirit (1985) ― Pretty Woman (1990) ― The Thing Called Love (1993) ― This Thing Called Love (1993) ― White Man's Burden (1995) ― Indictment: The McMartin Trial (1995) ― Batman Begins (2005) ― Ministry of Secrets: Delivery Boy (Short) (2012).

He retired and became a high school principal/writer.
He has written articles for Playboy, The Los Angeles Times, and the Village Voice.

Born: Bernard Girouard
January 15, 1948 in Montréal, Québec, Canada



Valora Noland as Clare in The High Country.
She was the one who helped Lucas.

Valora Noland is an actress, known for her 1960s movie and television work.

It looks like Valor got her start on The Rifleman (1961), and from there she appeared on other TV Shows: Laramie ― The DuPont Show of the Week
Dr. Kildare Wagon Train The Donna Reed Show Burke's Law The Man from U.N.C.L.E. The Virginian Mannix Star Trek.

Her movies Include: Up Your Teddy Bear (1970
The War Wagon (1967) The Passionate Strangers (1966) Summer Children (1965) Sex and the College Girl (1964) Muscle Beach (1964) Party Beach Party (1963).

Some people consider her: The forgotten hottie: Valora Noland.

Born: December 8, 1941 (age 74), Seattle, Washington



Henry Norell as C. Henry Whitmore in
The Decision.
He was the attorney who tried to bribe Lucas.

His first appearance was in a TV Show: Captain Video and His Video Rangers (1949). Later he appeared in New York Confidential ― The Tall Man ― Pete and Gladys ― Mister Ed ― Oh, Those Bells ― Dennis the Menace ― Perry Mason― Lassie.

His list of Movie credits are: The Incredible Mr. Limpet (1964) ― The Young Savages (1961) ― Underworld U.S.A. (1961) ― The Absent Minded Professor (1961) ― One Foot in Hell (1960) ― The Man Who Understood Women (1959).

April 6, 1906 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Died: June 24, 1990 (age 84) in Los Angeles, California


Daniel Núñez in Vaqueros as the guy with the mustache bringing in Lucas.

Daniel's career spanned thirty years. His first appearance was in the 1952 in the movie, Viva Zapata.

He appeared in several movies: Around the World in Eighty Days (1955) as an extra ― Seven Cities of Gold (1956) as a Spanish Soldier ― Rio Bravo as a Barfly (1959) ― The Young Savages (1961) ― All Fall Down in a Bit Role (1962) ― The Great Adventure (1964) ― More Dead Than Alive (1969) ― Blume in Love (1973) ― Blazing Saddles (1974) ― Marathon Man (1976) ― Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) ― The Howling as a Liquor Cashier ― The Lone Ranger Movie (The 1981).

His TV appearances include: CHiPs (1980) ― The Blue Knight (1976) ― Chico and the Man (1974) ― Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1974) ― Kung Fu (1973) ― The Flying Nun (1970) ― Night Gallery (1968 - 1969) ― Mannix (1969) ― Gunsmoke (1966-1968) ― The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1967) ― The Wild Wild West (1967) ― The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (1966) ― Rawhide (1963) ― The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (1962) ―Have Gun ― Will Travel (1962)  ― The Rifleman (1961) ― Bonanza (1961) ― The Twilight Zone (1961) ― The Tall Man (1960) ― Perry Mason (1960) ― The Rebel (1960) ― Zane Grey Theater (1959) ― Rio Bravo (1959) ― Playhouse 90 (1958).

Born: May 27, 1920, Los Angeles, California
Death: June 6, 1985, Los Angeles, California

*Thanks to Phillip Arnold for giving this Cowboy his credit due! 

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