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A Walk Down Memory Lane with Ralph Moratz
Ralph was accepted by Central Casting in November 1953 and
was a very active background actor/extra for the next 10 years.
His growing family forced him to seek more reliable work and
went to work for Pacific Airmotive Corp in Burbank in 1963. Even
though he flourished as a computer programmer analyst, his
connection with the studios did not weaken; on every vacation
he'd stole back on the sets to reconnect with his fellow extras
bathing in the ambience of a major studio stage. When he
retired in the mid 1990s He returned to his first love and was
instantly re-welcomed by the Hollywood community.
Ralph did appear on "The Rifleman" several
times, but this is the only episode he remembers by name.
You might be able to spot him as one of the cowboys crossing the
street or walking
along the wooden sidewalk at the far end of the street from the
To read more about Ralph you can
checkout these other links
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Thank you Ralph for sharing a piece
of your 'Walk Down Memory Lane' and all of these great photos!
Sadly, Ralph passed away on March 10,
2016, he was 84. You will be missed here at the ranch!
Born: October 10, 1931 in Berlin, Germany
Died: March 10, 2016 in Hermiston, Oregon
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