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Russell Thorson appeared
twice in The Rifleman ―
The Wyoming Story
2 as Marshal Burks.
He has played a sheriff/marshal in other TV
shows such as The Dakotas ― The Virginian ― Rawhide ― Maverick ― The Invaders.
He's even played a Pinkerton Agent in Gunsmoke. He played
a Sgt. in the movie I Want to Live! Remember this movie with Susan
He appeared in the TV series The Detectives as Lt. Otto
One of three actors to portray Capt. Bart Friday on the syndicated
radio show Adventures by Morse (1944).
He was the only
significant cast member of the radio soap opera One Man's
Family to make the transition to the television version.
Even though the storyline started over from the beginning as
heard in the 1930s, the much older Thorson played his same
Always like this dude. He has done oodles of stuff!
Russell Thorson was born October 14, 1906 Wisconsin
Birth name: Delos
He died July 6, 1982 in Van Nuys, California
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Have you ever been watching TV or a movie and wondered who is that guy?
around The McCain Ranch