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Chris Alcaide

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Birth nameChristopher Alcaide
Birth dateOctober 22, 1923
Place of birthYoungstown, Ohio, U.S.
Date of deathJune 30, 2004(age 80)
Death placePalm Springs, California, U.S.
SpousePeri Hatman Alcaide (1923-2008; married 1956-his death)

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Christopher "Chris" Alcaide (October 22, 1923 June 30, 2004) was an American actor particularly known for his role in television westerns. He surfaced to national attention as Deputy Joshua Tate in the 1956 film Gunslinger, co-starring Beverly Garland as a woman marshal.

In 2003, Alcaide was among recipients, including the Sons of the Pioneers, Tommy Lee Jones, Kris Kristofferson, and Kelo Henderson, of the 21st annual Golden Boot Awards for his extensive work in westerns.

Alcaide appeared ten times on ABC's The Rifleman with Chuck Connors.John Anderson guest starred eleven times on The Rifleman and hence topped Alcaide's appearances by one episode. Alcaide's The Rifleman episodes aired between 1959 and 1962 and included the roles of:

*Hamp Ferris in "The Trade"

*Panama Billings in "The Obituary"

*Lon Perry in "A Case of Identity"

*Spence in "A Time for Singing"

*Schroeder in "Meeting at Midnight"

*Ben Casper in "Dead Cold Cash"

*Ross in the two-part "The Wyoming Story"

*Will Carney in "The Journey Back"

*Dave Rankin in "Squeeze Play"

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