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This is a list of character actors whose last name ending in the letter W 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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Robert Webber ― Brad Weston
Christine White ― Richard Whorf
Frank Wilcox ― Robert B. Williams
Dick Wilson ― Stephen Wootton
Dale Wright ― Than Wyenn
Gary Walberg ― Steven Warren
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Robert Webber as Wes Carney in The Retired Gun

He also appeared with Chuck in Arrest and Trial (1963).

He served in the Marine Corps during World War II, and in 1946 hitchhiked to New York City to become an actor. After more than two years in summer stock, he made his debut on Broadway in 1948 with a nine-line part in Two Blind Mice. His Broadway appearances included roles in The Royal Family ― Goodbye, My Fancy ― No Time for Sergeants ― Orpheus Descending ― Teahouse of the August Moon ― Period of Adjustment.

His acting career spanned almost forty years with one hundred and forty-five credits. His first acting role was in the TV Series The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (1950). Later that year he appeared in his first movie Highway 301 (1950) as a gangster.

He is known for his appearance for The Dirty Dozen (1967) ― Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978) ― Private Benjamin (1980) ― The Great White Hope (1970) ― Casey's Shadow (1978) and "10" (1979).
He has appeared in hundreds of television shows, listing only some of his most recent recurring roles: Ironside (1973-1974) ― Cannon (1971-1974) ―  McCloud (1971-1975) ― S.W.A.T. (1975)
 ― Barnaby Jones (1975-1978) ― The Rockford Files (1975-1979) ― Bret Maverick (1982).

He also was in Moonlighting (1986 - 1988) as Cybil Shepherd's father.

Born: October 14, in 1924, Santa Ana, California
Died: May 19, in 1989, Malibu, California


Jack Wells Mr. Carpenter in Closer than a Brother

Jack was a newscaster for channel 13 in Baltimore, Maryland. Thanks Pete!

In 1957 Jack left the show to start The Jack Wells Show, Baltimore's first morning TV show. Stu Kerr replaced him as Mr. Fortune. In the 60's,
Jack had his own talk show on KABC Radio, in addition to a show he created and hosted on KHJ-TV, The Age of Aquarius.

He regularly worked in voice overs and guest starred on shows such as Days of Our Lives (1965) ― Bewitched (1971) ― The Streets of San Francisco (1977) ― One Day at a Time (1978) ― Charlie's Angels (1981) ― The Twilight Zone (1985) ― Night Court (1986) ― Remington Steele (1986) ― L.A. Law (1986).

Jack was overseas in WWII as a corporal and a radio operator.

Birth: August 12, 1923 in Baltimore, Maryland
Death: June 27, 2010 in Los Angeles, California

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Adam West as Christopher Rolf/Ryan in  Stopover


Adam West is known as an American film, television, character, voice and stage actor whose career spans six decades. His acting career began in films in 1959.

Adam West went to Whitman College, earning a degree in literature and psychology. While still a student, West worked as a radio disc jockey and helped launch a military television station.

In 1955, West was offered the role as a sidekick on a Hawaiian children's program, The Kini Popo Show. Accepting the offer, he moved to Hawaii, where he became a local celebrity among children and adults.

He adopted the stage name Adam West before making his feature film debut in a small but memorable part in the 1959 drama The Young Philadelphians.

Besides The Rifleman, West appeared with Chuck Connors in Geronimo (1962) as Lt. John Delahay.

In 1961, he landed a recurring role as Sergeant Steve Nelson on the hit TV series The Detectives (1961 -1962). His most notable film project was as the straight man to the Western spoof - Three Stooges: The Outlaws is Coming (1965). Later that year, he starred in the spaghetti Western The Relentless Four (1965).

In the summer of 1966, West starred in the full-length feature Batman beat out two other actors, Lyle Waggoner and Ty Hardin, for the title role on Batman (1966).

After Batman was cancelled in 1968, West was type cast as Batman and found it hard to find work.

Today West is lending his voice to many cartoon series: Jake and the Never Land Pirates (2011 - 2011) ― Family Guy (2012) ― Moonbeam City (2015) ― The Super Hero Squad Show (2010 ) ― Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2010 ― SpongeBob SquarePants (2010), to name only a few.

West also did the voice in several Video Games ― Batman vs. Two-Face (2017) ― Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff (2014) ― Grand Theft Auto V (2013) ― Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse (2012) ― Meet the Robinsons (2007) ― Chicken Little: Ace in Action (2005) ― Family Guy (2006) ― Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure (2006) ― Scooby-Doo! Unmasked (2005) ― XIII (2003) ― Goosebumps: Attack of the Mutant (1997).

William West Anderson
Born: September 19, 1928 (age 87), Walla Walla, Washington



Brad Weston as big Mark in  The Silent Knife

Brad Weston is an actor, known for Hot Lead and Cold Feet (1978) ― Rough Night in Jericho (1967) ― Savage Sam (1963) and Stagecoach (1966).

His acting career spanned for twenty years, with thirty-seven credits. His first appearance was on the TV Series Panic! (1958)

Brad Weston is the actor who played Ed Appel in a first season episode of Star Trek: The Original Series (1967).

Weston also appeared with Chuck Connors in Branded - Rules of the Game (1965).

He did most television and mostly westerns. Some of his television appearances were: The Oregon Trail (1977) ― The Outsider (1968) ―  The Virginian (1963 - 1967) ― Gunsmoke (1966)  ― Destry (1964) ― The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (1964) ― Redigo (1963) ― Temple Houston (1963) ― 77 Sunset Strip (1958 - 1963) ― Wide Country (1963) ― Combat! (1962) ― Cheyenne (1961 - 1962) ― Laramie (1960 - 1962) ― Surfside 6 (1960 - 1962) ― Tales of Wells Fargo (1962) ― 87th Precinct (1962) ― Have Gun - Will Travel (1960 - 1961) ― The Americans (1961) ― Checkmate (1961) ― Maverick (1961) ― Riverboat (1960) ― Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1959 - 1960) ― Shotgun Slade (1959 - 1960) ― Sugarfoot (1960) ― Lawman (1960) ― Wanted: Dead or Alive (1959) ― The Deputy (1959).

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