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List of The Rifleman Writers

Updated June 8, 2017 1.7k views23 items

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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  • 1

    Bruce Geller

    Dec. at 48 (1930-1978)
    Bruce Bernard Geller (October 13, 1930 – May 21, 1978) was an American lyricist, screenwriter,...  more
  • 2

    Calvin Clements Sr.

    Dec. at 82 (1915-1997)
  • 3

    Clair Huffaker

    Dec. at 64 (1926-1990)
    Clair Huffaker (September 26, 1926 – April 3, 1990) was a U.S. screenwriter and author of...  more
  • 4

    Cyril Hume

    Dec. at 66 (1900-1966)
    Cyril Hume (March 16, 1900 – March 26, 1966) was an American novelist and screenwriter. Hume...  more
  • 5

    Dale Eunson

    Dec. at 98 (1904-2002)
    Dale Eunson was a screenwriter....  more
  • 6

    David Lane

    Age: 78
    David William Lane (born 4 February 1940) is a British television and film director, best...  more
  • 7

    David Swift

    Dec. at 82 (1919-2001)
    David "Dave" Swift (July 27, 1919 – December 31, 2001) was an American screenwriter, animator,...  more
  • 8
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    Frank Daniel Gilroy (October 13, 1925 – September 12, 2015) was an American playwright,...  more
  • 10

    George W. George

    Dec. at 87 (1920-2007)
    George W. George (born George Warren Goldberg, February 8, 1920 – November 7, 2007) was an...  more
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    Lawrence Dobkin

    Dec. at 83 (1919-2002)
    Lawrence "Larry" Dobkin (September 16, 1919 – October 28, 2002) was an American television...  more
  • 13

    Luci Ward

    Dec. at 62 (1907-1969)
    Luci Ward was a screenwriter and writer....
  • 14

    Montgomery Pittman

    Dec. at 45 (1917-1962)
    Montgomery Pittman (March 1, 1917 – June 26, 1962) was a television writer, director, and...  more
  • 15

    Oliver Crawford

    Dec. at 91 (1917-2008)
    Oliver Crawford (August 12, 1917 – September 24, 2008) was an American screenwriter and author...  more
  • 16

    Paul Mazursky

    Dec. at 84 (1930-2014)
    Irwin Lawrence "Paul" Mazursky (April 25, 1930 – June 30, 2014) was an American film director,...  more

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    #90 of 120 The Best Comedy Directors in Film History#647 of 745 The Greatest Directors In Movie History

  • 17

    Peter B. Germano

    Dec. at 70 (1913-1983)
    Peter B. Germano (New Bedford, Massachusetts, May 17, 1913 - Wildwood, California, September...  more
  • 18

    Robert C. Dennis

    Dec. at 68 (1915-1983)
    Robert C. Dennis was a screenwriter....  more
  • 19

    Robert Culp

    Dec. at 80 (1930-2010)
    Robert Martin Culp (August 16, 1930 – March 24, 2010) was an American actor, screenwriter,...  more

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    #459 of 1,017 The Best Actors In Film History#177 of 452 The Best TV Actors And Actresses Of All Time

  • 20

    Robert Lewin

    Dec. at 84 (1920-2004)
    Robert Lewin was a screenwriter....  more
  • 21

    Sam Peckinpah

    Dec. at 59 (1925-1984)
    David Samuel Peckinpah (; February 21, 1925 – December 28, 1984) was an American film director...  more

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    #20 of 64 The Best Directors Never Nominated for Oscars#14 of 62 The Best Action Directors in Film History

  • 22

    Samuel A. Peeples

    Dec. at 80 (1917-1997)
    Samuel Anthony Peeples (September 22, 1917 – August 27, 1997) was an American writer. He...  more
  • 23

    Tom Gries

    Dec. at 55 (1922-1977)
    Thomas Stephen Gries (December 20, 1922 – January 3, 1977) was an American TV and film...  more