TV Directors List of The Rifleman Directors

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List of every famous television director who has directed at least one episode of The Rifleman, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list includes anyone who was or is on the directors staff for The Rifleman. Regular directors as well as guest directors for The Rifleman are included, along with information such as when they were born and what episodes they directed. Some of these famous The Rifleman directors may also be actors or producers.

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Arthur H. Nadel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of The Rifleman Directors
Died at 69 (1921-1990) Arthur H.Nadel was a film producer.

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Arthur Hiller is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of The Rifleman Directors
age 95 Arthur Hiller, OC is a Canadian television and film director, having directed over 33 major films during his 50-year career. He began his career directing television in Canada and later in the ...more

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Bernard Louis Kowalski is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of The Rifleman Directors
Died at 78 (1929-2007) Bernard L. Kowalski was an American film and television director, nominated for two Primetime Emmys, and the uncle of producer Brian Grazer.

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Budd Boetticher is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of The Rifleman Directors
Died at 85 (1916-2001) Oscar "Budd" Boetticher, Jr. was a film director during the classical period in Hollywood most famous for the series of low-budget Westerns he made in the late 1950s starring Randolph

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David Friedkin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of The Rifleman Directors
Died at 64 (1912-1976) David Friedkin was a film producer, screenwriter and film director.

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David Swift is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of The Rifleman Directors
Died at 82 (1919-2001) David Swift is a film animator.

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Don Medford is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of The Rifleman Directors
Died at 95 (1917-2012) Donald Muller, known professionally as Don Medford, was an American television director who directed over 75 TV series between 1951 and 1989, and who also directed three movies. Medford directed ...more

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Don Taylor is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of The Rifleman Directors
Died at 78 (1920-1998) Don Taylor was an American actor and film director. He co-starred in 1950s classics, including Stalag 17, Father of the Bride, and the 1948 film noir The Naked City. He later turned to directing ...more

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Don Taylor is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of The Rifleman Directors
Died at 67 (1936-2003) Donald Victor Taylor was an English writer, director and producer, active across theatre, radio and television for over forty years. He is most noted for his television work, particularly his ...more

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Gene Nelson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of The Rifleman Directors
Died at 76 (1920-1996) Gene Nelson is a composer.

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Ida Lupino is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of The Rifleman Directors
Died at 77 (1918-1995) Ida Lupino was an English-American film actress and director, and a pioneer among women filmmakers. In her forty-eight-year career, she appeared in fifty-nine films and directed seven others, ...more

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James Clavell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of The Rifleman Directors
Died at 73 (1921-1994) James Clavell, born Charles Edmund Dumaresq Clavell, was an Australian-born British novelist, screenwriter, director, and World War II veteran and prisoner of war. Clavell is best known for his ...more

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Jerry Hopper is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of The Rifleman Directors
Died at 81 (1907-1988) Jerry Hopper was an American film and television director, active from the mid-1940s through the early 1970s. He was an editor at Paramount Pictures before moving to the directors' chair for ...more

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Jesse Hibbs is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of The Rifleman Directors
Died at 79 (1906-1985) Jesse John Hibbs was an American film and television director and assistant director. He was previously an All-American tackle for the University of Southern California football team in 1927 and

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John English is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of The Rifleman Directors
Died at 66 (1903-1969) John English was a British film editor and film director. He is most famous for the film serials he co-directed with William Witney for Republic Pictures such as Zorro's Fighting Legion and ...more

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John Rich is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of The Rifleman Directors
Died at 87 (1925-2012) John Rich was an American film and television director. He directed such television shows as Colonel Humphrey Flack, I Married Joan, Gunsmoke, Bonanza, Where's Raymond?, Mister Ed, The Dick Van ...more

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Joseph H. Lewis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of The Rifleman Directors
Died at 93 (1907-2000) Joseph H. Lewis was an American B-movie film director whose stylish flourishes came to be appreciated by auteur theory-espousing film critics in the years following his retirement in 1966. In a ...more

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Lamont Johnson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of The Rifleman Directors
Died at 88 (1922-2010) Lamont Johnson was an American actor and film director who has appeared in and directed many television shows and movies. He won two Emmy Awards.

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Lawrence Dobkin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of The Rifleman Directors
Died at 83 (1919-2002) Lawrence Dobkin was an American television director, actor and screenwriter whose career spanned seven decades. Dobkin was a prolific performer during the Golden Age of Radio. His voice was used ...more

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Lewis Allen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of The Rifleman Directors
Died at 95 (1905-2000) Lewis Allen was an English film and television director. Allen worked mainly in the United States, directing 18 feature films between 1944 and 1959. From the mid-1950s he moved increasingly into ...more

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Montgomery Pittman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of The Rifleman Directors
Died at 45 (1917-1962) Montgomery "Monty" Pittman was a television writer, director, and actor. Pittman was born in Louisiana and reared in Arkansas. He left home and joined a carnival as a snake oil ...more

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Otto Lang is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of The Rifleman Directors
Died at 98 (1908-2006) Otto Lang was a skier and pioneer ski instructor from Bosnia and Herzegovina, who lived and worked in the United States. He founded ski schools on Mount Rainier, Mount Baker and Mount Hood ...more

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Richard Donner is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of The Rifleman Directors
age 88 Richard Donner is an American film director, comic book writer and film producer. After directing the horror film The Omen, Donner became famous for the hailed creation of the first modern ...more

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Robert Butler is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of The Rifleman Directors
age 91 Robert Butler is an American film director and Emmy award-winning television director. He is best known for his work in television, where he directed the pilots for a number of influential ...more

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Sam Peckinpah is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of The Rifleman Directors
Died at 59 (1925-1984) David Samuel "Sam" Peckinpah was an American film director and screenwriter who achieved prominence following the release of the Western epic The Wild Bunch. He was known for the ...more

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Ted Post is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of The Rifleman Directors
Died at 95 (1918-2013) Ted Post was an American television and film director.

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William Claxton is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of The Rifleman Directors

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William Conrad is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of The Rifleman Directors
Died at 74 (1920-1994) William Conrad was an American actor, producer and director whose career spanned five decades in radio, film and television. A radio writer and actor, he moved to Hollywood, California, after ...more