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Troy Melton
Actor | Stunts

Troy Melton appeared in The Rifleman twice ― First Wages as Wally Pierson, he was Ben Vargas' partner, the one Ben killed and took back his share of the money ― Deadly Image as Ab, Len Richard's brother, the cowboy Earl Bantry killed.

This cowboy has done a lot of stuff..... from stuntman and occasional supporting actor, he spent most of his career on television and appeared on numerous series, from the 1950s through the mid-'70s. Melton also worked on numerous films of the 1960s and 1970s, beginning with Davy Crockett and the River Pirate.  He preformed stunts for Robert Conrad, Roy Rogers, Duncan Renaldo, Kent Taylor & Jan Merlin plus many others.

Troy was one of the founding members of the Stuntmenís Association of Motion Pictures. He was in the Army Air Corps during WWII.
He was an avid golfer and restaurateur. He owned the Playboy Restaurant on Melrose Avenue in Hollywood, located right next door to Paramount. After 26 year, Troy sold the land to Paramount in 1988.

Born on March 2 1921 in Jackson, Tennessee
Died November 15, 1995 in Los Angeles, California

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