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This is a list of character actors whose last name
ending in the letter R 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
This section of character actors is dedicated to each & everyone one of
character actors that
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.
David M. Rodman as Merar in
He's the one who
thought Nils had forgot about picking up his horse
and decided to bring the horse into town himself.
Rooney is the son of the late great Mickey Rooney and Martha
He first apppeared on television on Playhouse 90 in
1957. In 1958 he appeared with his father in the movie
Andy Hardy Comes Home, he play young Andy Hardy. He also
appeared in It Happened to Jane (1959) ― Seven
Ways from Sundown (1960) and the made for TV Movie,
The Ransom of Red Chief.
Besides The Rifleman he appeared on several TV
Series: The Rebel ― Shirley Temple's Storybook ― The
Dianh Shore ― Chevy Show ― Wagon Train ― Lassie and McHale's
He appeared in two sitcoms which were never picked up:
He co-starred with his mother Martha Vickers in Man in the
House (1960) and Our Gang in 1962.
Born: April 12, 1950 (age 66) in Los Angeles, California
appeared with Chuck in Support Your Local Gunfighter
first appeared in the 1942 movie Grand Central Murder. His
career spanned twenty-five years with over seventy movie credits
to his name.
Rifleman, he also appeared in several TV shows such as
Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1975) ― Kojak (1973) ― Gunsmoke
(1962-1973) ― Hawkins (1973) ― The Magician (1973) ― The Doris
Day Show (1970 - 1973) ― Kung Fu (1973) ― Bonanza
(1963-1972) ― Columbo (1971-1972) ― Search (1972) ― The Delphi
Bureau (1972) ― Alias Smith and Jones (1972) ― Medical Center
(1969-1971) ― McMillan & Wife (1971) ― Bewitched (1968-1971) ―
Mod Squad (1969 - 1971) ― Mission: Impossible (1967 - 1970) ―
The Flying Nun (1969 - 1970) ― That Girl (1967 - 1970) ― The
Wild Wild West (1966-1969) ― Here's Lucy ( 1968-1969) ― Mayberry
R.F.D. (1968) ― It Takes a Thief (1968) ― The Invaders (1967) ―
The Big Valley (1967) ― The Green Hornet (1967) ― Batman
(1966-1967) ― The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1965-1967) ― The
Monkees (1967) ― I Dream of Jeannie (1966) ― Honey West
(1965-1966) ― The Rogues (1964-1965) ― The Virginian (1964) ―
Wagon Train (1963) ― Dr. Kildare ( 1963 ) ― The Untouchables
(1959 - 1963) ― The Dakotas (1963) ― Have Gun - Will
Travel (1961-1962) ― The Twilight Zone (1960 -1962) ― Cain's
Hundred (1962) ― The Rebel (1960 - 1961) ― Bat Masterson (1960)
― Hawaiian Eye (1959 - 1960) ― Wanted: Dead or Alive
(1960) ― The Betty Hutton Show (1960).
August 2, 1913 in New York
Died: September 24, 1987 (age 74) in Wilmington, North
Henry Rowland as Nels
in The Baby Sitter as
Was it Nils or was
it Niles or Nels? Was it Swenson or was it Svenson?
was an American actor and a stuntman. He appeared in more than
175 films and television shows. He appeared in fourteen movies
between 1940 - 1966 as a stuntman. He made his first acting
appearance in the TV Series, Dick Tracy (1951-1952) with
recurring appearances. He frequented many of the great TV
Western Classics, with recurring roles.
Honestly, I don't think there's anything he hasn't done. What a
list of credits this Cowboy has!
Wolfram Von Bock
Born: September 24, 1913 in Omaha, Nebraska
Died: April 26, 1984, Northridge in Los Angeles, California
Herman Rudin as Morgan Bailey in
The Retired Gun.
Hermin Rudin's career
spanned over twenty years with forty-nine credits to his
name, appearing in many different types of roles from Drama
to Comedy to Sci-Fi.
He started acting in the
1955 Movie, Kismet as a Silk Merchant. Later he
appeared in films like: The Hard Ride (1971) ― Run,
Simon, Run (1970) ― Noon Till Three (1976) ― Stakeout on
Dope Street (1958) ― I Want to Live! (1958) and Beauty and
the Beast (1962).
Some of the TV Series he appeared in were: Westinghouse
Desilu Playhouse ― Perry Mason ― The Lawless
Years ― The FBI Story (1959) ― The Roaring
20's ― The Rebel ― Route 66 ― The
Untouchables ― The Outer Limits ― McHale's
― Navy F Troop ― Death Valley Days ― The
Man from U.N.C.L.E. and The New Dick Van Dyke Show.
Born: December 26, 1912 in Brooklyn, New York
Died: December 12, 2000 (age 87) in Ventura, California
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