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Ethics And “The Rifleman”
Chuck Connors gay or straight?
What sort of preparation did you have to do to make that work? When we got together to do The Rifleman , we just hit it off. He was very easy to work with. And we had such wonderful scripts.
But it does have some curiosity value thanks to its title character. The reclusive novelist William Forrester, played by Sean Connery , has a secret that is never mentioned on screen. I discovered it by accident when I met Van Sant in while he was editing Milk , his film about the openly gay politician Harvey Milk.
He is one of only 12 athletes in the history of American professional sports to have played both Major League Baseball and in the National Basketball Association. With a year film and television career, he is best known for his five-year role as Lucas McCain in the highly rated ABC series The Rifleman — His mother had also attained her U. Connors was a devoted, avid fan of the Brooklyn Dodgers despite their losing record during the s, and he hoped to join the team one day.