"Welcome to The McCain Ranch"
Actor | Miscellaneous Crew
appeared in two episodes of
The Rifleman ―
Hostages to fortune
as Mr. Russell/old rancher,
he's the one who invited the boys in for donuts
― The Brother in-law
as one of the cowboys on the trail.
This Cowboy has done so many things!
He was offered the part of
Sam the Bartender on Gunsmoke (1955). He didn't want it, so he told his
best friend Glenn Strange to apply for it. The rest is history. Daniel and Glenn
played in at least 18 movies together during their long friendship.
He was also in Radio, creating the role of Red Ryder and was honored for
this work in 1974 by the Golden Radio Buffs Of MD, Inc.
He was born March 23, 1906
He died May 7, 1980 in Tampa, Florida
*Thanks to Phillip Arnold for giving this character his credit due!
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Have you ever been watching TV or a movie and wondered who is that guy?
around The McCain Ranch