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Nelson appeared in three episodes of The Rifleman ―
Dead Cold Cash as Stacey Beldon,
the gunslinger hired by Sarah Caruthers to kill Lucas ―
as Ben Travis, the cowboy who murdered Sam, the tailor
― First Wages as
Ben Vargas, he
was the cowboy who
took Mark's horse.
In 1964, after The Rifleman, he
appeared in an episode of Arrest and Trial with Chuck
Ed had intended on a legal career, but in his second year of college
he went to New York City, where he studied direction and production
at the School of Radio Technique. He later switched to TV and
movies where he was in Attack of the Crab Monsters, where he
played the crab.
He later became one of TV's hottest stars
nighttime soap opera Peyton Place as Dr. Michael Rossi.
He wrote a 2008 book, Beyond Peyton Place:
My Fifty Years on Stage, Screen, and Television.
Ed Nelson appeared many television
programs, more than fifty motion pictures, and hundreds of
Until 2005, he had been teaching acting
and screenwriting in New Orleans at two local universities.
Edwin Stafford Nelson
December 21, 1928 in New Orleans, Louisiana
Died: August 9, 2014 (age 85) in Greensboro, North Carolina
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