TV Writers List of The Rifleman Writers

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List of every famous television writer who has written for The Rifleman, listed alphabetically with photos when available. List includes anyone who was or is on the writing staff for The Rifleman. Staff writers as well as guest writers for The Rifleman are included when available, along with more information about each The Rifleman writer. If you're an aspiring writer and a fan of The Rifleman, then this writing staff from The Rifleman should be studied closely.

Writers include everyone from Paul Mazursky to Sam Peckinpah.

This list helps answer the question, “Who wrote for The Rifleman?”

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Bruce Geller is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of The Rifleman Writers
Bruce Geller Died at 48 (1930-1978) Bruce Bernard Geller was an American lyricist, screenwriter, director, and television producer.

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Calvin Clements Sr. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of The Rifleman Writers
Calvin Clements Sr. Died at 82 (1915-1997)

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Clair Huffaker is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of The Rifleman Writers
Clair Huffaker Died at 64 (1926-1990) Clair Huffaker was a U.S. screenwriter and author of westerns and other fiction, many of which were turned into films. He served in the United States Navy in World War II and then studied in ...more

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Cyril Hume is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of The Rifleman Writers
Cyril Hume Died at 66 (1900-1966) Cyril Hume was an American novelist and screenwriter. He was a descendent of philosopher David Hume. Hume was a graduate of Yale University, where he edited campus humor magazine The Yale ...more

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Dale Eunson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of The Rifleman Writers
Dale Eunson Died at 98 (1904-2002) Dale Eunson was a screenwriter.

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David Lane is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of The Rifleman Writers
David Lane age 77 David Lane is a British television and film director, best known for his association with series produced by Gerry Anderson's AP Films. Lane directed several episodes of Thunderbirds, including ...more

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David Swift is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of The Rifleman Writers
David Swift Died at 82 (1919-2001) David Swift is a film animator.

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Ed Adamson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of The Rifleman Writers

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Frank D. Gilroy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of The Rifleman Writers
Frank D. Gilroy age 93 Frank Daniel Gilroy is an American playwright, screenwriter, and film producer and director. He received the Tony Award for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his play The Subject ...more

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George W. George is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of The Rifleman Writers
George W. George Died at 87 (1920-2007) George W. George was an American theater, Broadway and film producer. His credits included the 1981 film My Dinner With Andre and several hit Broadway productions.

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Herman Groves is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of The Rifleman Writers

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Lawrence Dobkin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of The Rifleman Writers
Lawrence Dobkin 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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Luci Ward is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of The Rifleman Writers
Luci Ward Died at 62 (1907-1969) Luci Ward was a screenwriter and writer.

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Montgomery Pittman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of The Rifleman Writers
Montgomery Pittman 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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Oliver Crawford is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of The Rifleman Writers
Oliver Crawford Died at 91 (1917-2008) Oliver Crawford was an American screenwriter and author who overcame the Hollywood blacklist during the McCarthy Era of the 1950s to become one of the entertainment industry's most successful ...more

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Paul Mazursky is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of The Rifleman Writers
Paul Mazursky Died at 84 (1930-2014) Irwin "Paul" Mazursky was an American film director, screenwriter, and actor. Known for his dramatic comedies that often dealt with modern social issues, he was nominated for five ...more

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Peter B. Germano is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of The Rifleman Writers
Peter B. Germano Died at 70 (1913-1983) Peter B. Germano was an American author of short stories, novels, and television scripts. He began his career with short stories. He wrote articles documenting the Marines in World War II as a ...more

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Robert C. Dennis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of The Rifleman Writers
Robert C. Dennis Died at 68 (1915-1983) Robert C. Dennis was a screenwriter.

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Robert Culp is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of The Rifleman Writers
Robert Culp Died at 80 (1930-2010) Robert Martin Culp was an American actor, screenwriter, voice actor and director, widely known for his work in television. Culp earned an international reputation for his role as Kelly Robinson ...more

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Robert Lewin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of The Rifleman Writers
Robert Lewin Died at 84 (1920-2004) Robert Lewin was a screenwriter.

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Sam Peckinpah is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of The Rifleman Writers
Sam Peckinpah 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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Samuel A. Peeples is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of The Rifleman Writers
Samuel A. Peeples Died at 80 (1917-1997) Samuel A. Peeples was a writer and a screenwriter.

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Tom Gries is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of The Rifleman Writers
Tom Gries Died at 55 (1922-1977) Thomas Stephen "Tom" Gries was an American TV and film director, writer, and producer.