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This is a list of character actors whose last name ending in the letter P 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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Marilee Phelps ― Noam Pitlik
Edward Platt ― Preston Price

James Parnell ― Lee Patrick
Steve Pendleton ― Jack Perrin
Vic Perrin ― Michael Petit
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Marilee Phelps as Miss Adams in Eight Hours to Die.
Marilee was married to Adam Williams
 
Marilee's career spanned eleven years beginning in 1951 in Benjy. In 1952 she appeared with her then hubby, Adam Williams in Without Warning!.
She appeared in several TV Shows: City Detective (1953) ― Chevron Theatre (1952) ― Rawhide (1962) ― My Three Sons (1961) ― Sea Hunt (1960) ―  Screen Directors Playhouse and Climax! (1956).
She appeared in several movies: Without Warning! (1952) ― Carbine Williams (1952) ― Benjy (Short - 1951) ― The Eddie Cantor Story (1953) and Arena (1953).

Mary Lee Kukuck
Born: August 19, 1926 in Los Angeles, California
Died: July 17, 2000 in Los Angeles, California


 
William Phipps as Asa Manning in The Money Gun.

Gee.....I wonder what this guy hasn't appeared in?

William Phipps is a retired actor and producer, perhaps best known for his roles in dozens of classic sci-fi and westerns, both in films and on television. His career spans over fifty years. He broke into acting in 1947 in the movie Pastoral. His last appearance was in 2000 in the Movie Sordid Lives which he co- produced.

He appeared with Chuck Connors in Branded in The Golden Fleece (1966) ― He also appeared with Chuck in Arrest and Trial (1964).


He attended Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois, where he majored in accounting, was elected freshman class president and served as head cheerleader. After two years of college, he moved to Hollywood, to pursue a career in acting .
During that same year, the United States entered into World War II, and Phipps enlisted in the United States Navy, serving as a radio operator on several ships all across the Pacific. He served three years, then settled in Los Angeles to begin his career.

Phipps' career highlights include the speaking voice of Prince Charming in Disney's Cinderella (1950) ― Five (1951) (his only leading role) ― The War of the Worlds (1953) ― narrating the television version of Dune (1984), and Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993).
In 1949, Phipps auditioned for the speaking voice of Prince Charming for the upcoming Disney film Cinderella. The studio was pleased with his performance and Phipps was offered the part by Walt Disney himself.

William Edward Phipps
February 4, 1922 in Vincennes, Indiana



John Pickard as Stacey in Death Trap.
 He's the one who peeked in the Doc's window to see if Stark was still alive.

Gee.....I wonder what this guy hasn't appeared in?

He was in Branded (1965 - 1966) several times with Chuck Connors:  He played a Sergeant in The Vindicator ― General Phil Sheridan In the three part Call to Glory ― Rand in The First KillSalute the Soldier Briefly as Lt. Shanley.

John Pickard was an American actor who appeared primarily in television westerns.
A character actor who worked in movies and television shows from 1948 till 1985. His on-screen credits run into the hundreds. In 1957 he starred in his own TV western series, Boots and Saddles (1957 - 1958), in which he played Captain Shank Adams.

Appeared in the unsold pilot for a western series to be called Cavalry Patrol (1956).

From 1957 to 1958, Pickard guest starred in many more westerns including the role of the gunfighter on The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1957 - 1959) ― Tales of the Texas Rangers (1957 - 1959) ― Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater (1957 - 1961)― Yancy Derringer (1958) ― Wagon Train (1959) ― Johnny Ringo (1960) ― Tales of Wells Fargo (1957 - 1959) ― The Texan (1959 - 1960) ― The Rebel (1960) ― Laramie (1959 - 1963) ― Empire  (1962) ― Rawhide (1959 - 1965) ― The Wild Wild West (1966 - 1969) The Virginian (1965 - 1969).
From 1960 to 1975, he appeared in twelve episodes of the long-running CBS western, Gunsmoke, with James Arness.
John was almost cast as Marshal Dillon when Gunsmoke (1955) was under development for television in 1955. Charles Marquis Warren (who produced the first year of the show) said his tests were going very well until he "...floundered in a love scene with Kitty. I don't think he ever knew how close he came to immortality!"

John M. "Jack" Pickard
Born: June 25, 1913 in Lascassas, Tennesse
Died: August 4, 1993 in Rutherford County, Tennessee

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Noam Pitlik as Trooper Daft in The Assailants.

He was the one who Lieutenant Price told to go after Nils.

Gee.....I wonder what this guy hasn't done or even appeared in?

Noam Pitlik, Emmy Award-winning television director and a
character actor appeared in numerous series. He first acting job was in the TV Series Cain's Hundred (1961).

He directed 100 episodes of the Barney Miller TV Series, which ran from 1975 to 1982. His work on Barney Miller earned him Emmy ― Peabody and Directors Guild of America awards. He also directed more than 200
episodes of other prime-time TV series, including Barney Miller (1974) ―Taxi (1981-1983) ― Mr. Belvedere (1985) ― Wings (1990) ― One Day at a Time (1975-1984).
Before going behind the camera, he had been a character actor on TV and film. He appeared in 18 films, including The Graduate and the 1974 remake of The Front Page ― The Bait (1973) ― The Fortune Cookie (1966) ― The Big Bounce (1969) and  Fade-In (1968).

Born: November 4, 1932 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: February 18, 1999 (age 66) in Los Angeles, California

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