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This is a list of character actors whose last name
ending in the letter T 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.
Akim Tamiroff as Tiffauges in New
Tamiroff was born
in Tiflis, Russian Empire (now Tbilisi, Georgia), of Armenian
ancestry. He trained at the Moscow Art Theatre drama school. He
arrived in the U.S. in 1923 on a tour with a troupe of actors and
decided to stay.
He won the first Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor, was
nominated twice for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, and
appeared in at least 80 American motion pictures in a career
spanning thirty-seven years.
He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Motion
Pictures at 1634 Vine Street in Hollywood, California.
He appeared in
several TV Series as: Climas! ― Four Star Playhouse ― Matinee
Theatre ― The DuPont Show of the Month ― Producers' Showcase ― Tales
of Wells Fargo ― Johnny Ringo ― The Naked City ― Breaking Point ―
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. and Then Came Bronson.
Born: October 29, 1899 in Tiflis, Russian Empire [now Tbilisi,
Republic of Georgia]
Died: September 17, 1972 (age 72) in Palm Springs, California
Ray Teal as Albie in
I'm sure you would
remember him best as the no-nonsense Sheriff Roy Coffee on Bonanza. He was on
Bonanza for 12 years. (1960-1972). Ray
Teal was an American actor who appeared in more than 250 films and
some 90 television programs in his 37-year career.
Some of the TV Series that Ray had recurring role
in was: Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color ― Lassie ― 77
Sunset Strip ― Rawhide ― Wide Country ― Cheyenne ― Everglades ―
Maverick ― Wagon Train ― 87th Precinct ― Alfred Hitchcock Presents ―
Colt .45 ― The Alaskans ― Bronco ― Westinghouse ― Desilu
Playhouse ― The Texan ― Wanted: Dead or Alive and Trackdown.
He appeared in
several films The Men (1950) ― Winchester '73 (1950) ― The
Asphalt Jungle ― The Wild One (1953) and a bartender in One-Eyed
Born: January 12,
1902 in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Died: April 2, 1976 (age 74) in Santa Monica, California
Be sure and checkout
Robert Wise: The Motion Pictures
by Joe Jordan.
Robert Earl Wise (September 10, 1914 – September 14, 2005)
was an American film director, producer and editor.
What a great book about Robert Wise's movies career and the
legacy he left behind.
Also included in this book is Ray Teal and many other
Pick Temple in
Pick Temple was the guitar player who played Jimmy Crack Corn.
Pick Temple, starred in The Pick Temple Giant Ranch television show
from 1948 through 1961.
Pick was scheduled to appear in Hollywood as a featured player in
this episode. Shooting of this episode was delayed when Johnny
Crawford, came down with a cold. So Pick had gone to visit some of
his friends. Then more bad news came. Johnny's cold developed into
pneumonia and all filming had to be put on hold indefinitely. Pick
had no sooner returned to Washington when he got the news that Chuck
Connors was himself making a swing east for a personal appearance
tour. Naturally, Pick invited him to Washington to guest on his own
junior-size "Western" series. Meanwhile, Johnny made a complete
recovery and Pick returned to Hollywood where he filmed his part in
Born: January 20,
1911 in Washington, District of Columbia
Died: December 21, 1991 (age 80) in Sun City, Arizona
She appeared with Chuck in the movie The Lady Takes a Flyer,
before The Rifleman.
Dee J. Thompson is an
actress, known for The Glass Bottom Boat (1966) ― The Killer
Is Loose (1956) and Love in a Goldfish Bowl (1961).
Some of the TV Series she appeared in are:
Dragnet ― Gunsmoke
― Rawhide ― The Big Valley ― That Girl ― The Farmer's Daughter ―
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour ― Grindl ― Burke's Law ― My Three Sons
― Stoney Burke and Hazel.
One Timer Only ― Index Page
This is a list of character
actors who have appeared on The Rifleman — one time only
Actors Index Page
Have you ever been watching TV or a movie and
wondered who is that guy?
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