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Richard Alexander

Richard "Dick" Alexander played Nels the Blacksmith in four episodes of The Rifleman.
Smoke Screen The Martinet

The Deserter Meeting at Midnight 

How many actors played Nils or was it Niles or Nels? Was it Swenson or was it Svenson?

What does The Rifleman and Wanted Dead or Alive have in common?

Richard started acting in 1921. His career spanned almost fifty years and he has over three hundred credits to his name and still counting. His last appearance was in the 1979 movie, The Cheyenne Social Club.

For more information on Alexander please go to Villains & Supporting Player at the Old Corral.

Richard Alexander was born November 19, 1902 in Dallas, Texas
He died August 9, 1989 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California of pulmonary disease

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