For the biography of Rod Serling, see the 1960 post on The Twilight Zone.
Notable Guest StarsThe Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp) plays his former Army commander Col. Hawthorne. Gage Clarke (see the biography section for the 1961 post on Gunsmoke) plays his former minister Rev. Hughes. The Virginian) plays his wife Rachel. Orville Sherman (Mr. Feeney on Buckskin, Wib Smith on Gunsmoke, and Tupper on Daniel Boone) plays neighbor Tillman Miller. Charles Seel (Otis the Bartender on Tombstone Territory, Mr. Krinkie on Dennis the Menace, and Tom Pride on The Road West) plays local minister Rev. Wood. Robert Foulk (Ed Davis on Father Knows Best, Sheriff Miller on Lassie, Joe Kingston on Wichita Town, Mr. Wheeler on Green Acres, and Phillip Toomey on The Rifleman) plays a roadside gatekeeper. Gunsmoke) plays rest home resident Carlson. Marjorie Bennett (see the biography section for the 1960 post on The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis) plays rest home resident Mrs. Summers. Burt Mustin (see the biography section for the 1961 post on Leave It to Beaver) plays rest home resident Carlson. Anne O'Neal (appeared in In Old California, The Sombrero Kid, Open Secret, and Runaway Daughters and played Nana on Professional Father) plays rest home resident Mrs. Wister. Eve McVeagh (starred in High Noon, The Glass Web, and Tight Spot and played Miss Hammond on Petticoat Junction) plays the rest home night nurse. The Defenders) plays his wife Esther. Philip Coolidge (appeared in I Want to Live!, North by Northwest, The Tingler, Because They're Young, and Inherit the Wind and played Chester Cooper on The Farmer's Daughter) plays junk shop proprietor Throckmorton. Cyril Delevanti (Lucious Coin on Jefferson Drum) plays the Fortunes' butler Marvin. Don Durant (Johnny Ringo on Johnny Ringo) plays playwright Gregory Walker. Muriel Landers (appeared in Pillow Talk and Doctor Doolittle and played Rosa on Life With Luigi and Mildred Cosgrove on The Joey Bishop Show) plays party guest Marge Moore. The Rifleman) plays his father. Sherry Jackson (shown on the right, played Terry Williams on Make Room for Daddy) plays his fiance Comfort Gatewood. Edgar Buchanan (Uncle Joe Carson on The Beverly Hillbillies, Green Acres, and Petticoat Junction, Red Connors on Hopalong Cassidy, Judge Roy Bean on Judge Roy Bean, Doc Burrage on The Rifleman, and J.J. Jackson on Cade's County) plays the town physician Doc Bolton. Dub Taylor (starred in You Can't Take It With You, Bonnie & Clyde, and The Wild Bunch, played Cannonball in 53 western films, and played Wallie Simms on Casey Jones, Mitch Brady on Hazel, and Ed Hewley on Please Don't Eat the Daisies) plays suspicious town resident Peters. Jon Lormer (Harry Tate on Lawman, Sam Watkins on The Real McCoys, the autopsy surgeon on Perry Mason, Simon Benjamin on The Young Marrieds, and Judge Irwin A. Chester on Peyton Place) plays suspicious resident Strauss. Frontier Circus) plays old man Ben. Susan Gordon (appeared in Attack of the Puppet People, Tormented, The Five Pennies, and Picture Mommy Dead) plays his apartment building neighbor Jenny. Nancy Kulp (see the biography section for the 1962 post on The Beverly Hillbillies) plays her aunt Agnes Gann. Stephen Talbot (shown on the right, see the biography section for the 1961 post on Leave It to Beaver) plays Jenny's friend Howie Gutliff. Johnny Eimen (Monk on McKeever and the Colonel) plays another friend pitching in a baseball game. Wesley Lau (see the biography section for the 1961 post on Perry Mason) plays a man looking for Ben. Paul Tripp (host of children's shows Mr. I. Magination and On the Carousel and co-creator of Tubby the Tuba) plays his partner. The Rifleman) plays bank security guard Jim. Frank Silvera (Don Sebastian Montoya on The High Chaparral) plays psychiatrist Dr. Koslenko. John Newton (Bill Paley on Search for Tomorrow and Judge Eric Caffey on Law & Order) plays bank employee Cooper. Harry Swoger (see "Dead Man's Shoes" above) plays bartender Sam. John Brahm (directed The Lodger, The Brasher Doubloon, The Mad Magician, and Hot Rods to Hell as well as multiple episodes of Medic, M Squad, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Thriller, Naked City, The Twilight Zone, Dr. Kildare, and The Man From U.N.C.L.E.) plays a mental patient who thinks he is Winston Churchill. Robert McCord (Capt. Amos Fry on Yancy Derringer) plays a delivery van driver. Gunsmoke) plays customer and friend Scanlan. Howard McNear (see the biography section for the 1961 post on The Andy Griffith Show) plays customer and friend Mitchell. Clem Bevans (appeared in Sergeant York, Saboteur, The Yearling, Mourning Becomes Electra, and Harvey) plays customer and friend Pete. Milton Selzer (Parker on Get Smart, Jake Winkelman on The Harvey Korman Show, Abe Werkfinder on The Famous Teddy Z, and Manny Henry on Valley of the Dolls) plays a visiting stranger driving a car. Peter Brocco (appeared in The Prisoner of Zenda, , Spartacus, Our Man Flint, and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and played Peter the waiter on The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show and Mr. Spencer on The Young Marrieds) plays one of the aliens on the spaceship. The Flintstones, Jonny Quest, The Atom Ant Show, The Banana Splits Adventure Hour and Return to the Planet of the Apes) plays small Mexican town police officer Sanchez. Vito Scotti (Jose on The Deputy, Capt. Gaspar Fomento on The Flying Nun, Gino on To Rome With Love, and Mr. Velasquez on Barefoot in the Park) plays telegrapher Rodolpho. Geoffrey Horne (appeared in The Strange One, The Bridge on the River Kwai, and Bonjour Tristesse and played Dr. Frankel on The Doctors and Rick Meade on The Edge of Night) plays alien visitor Williams. Cliff Osmond (appeared in The Raiders, Kiss Me, Stupid, The Fortune Cookie, and The Front Page) plays bar owner Manolo. Paul Mazursky (5-times Oscar nominee, co-wrote and directed Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, Harry and Tonto, and Enemies, A Love Story, wrote and directed An Unmarried Woman, directed Next Stop, Greenwich Village, Moscow on the Hudson, Down and Out in Beverly Hills, and Scenes From a Mall, co-created The Monkees, appeared in Blackboard Jungle, Deathwatch, A Star Is Born (1976), and Carlito's Way, and played Phil Brooks on Once and Again and Norm on Curb Your Enthusiasm) plays an army captain. The Rifleman) plays nightclub owner Georgie. Ralph Manza (Al Bonacorsi on The D.A.'s Man, Mike Costello on General Hospital, Jay Drury on Banacek, Ambulance Aide Stanke on A.E.S. Hudson, Padre Guardiano on Mama Malone, Bud on Newhart, and Father Lewis on Days of Our Lives) plays nightclub doorman Ralph. Sandra Warner (iconic cover model on 12 Martin Denny exotica LPs and played Pat Smith on Mr. Smith Goes to Washington) plays showgirl Noreen. George Murdock (Capt. Krupnick on No Time for Sergeants, Fred Devon on It Takes a Thief, Cavanaugh on Banacek, Dr. Salik on Battlestar Gallactica, Lt. Ben Scanlon on Barney Miller, Laslo Gabov on What a Country, and Judge Andrew Walker on Days of Our Lives) plays dummy turned human Willie. The Donna Reed Show, Peter McCauley on Men Into Space, and Rickey Selby on The Clear Horizon) plays his son Tom. Doris Packer (see the biography section for the 1960 post on The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis) plays their Aunt Nedra. Vaughn Taylor (starred in Jailhouse Rock, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Psycho, and In Cold Blood and played Ernest P. Duckweather on Johnny Jupiter) plays a robot salesman. Josephine Hutchinson (appeared in The Story of Louis Pasteur, Son of Frankenstein, Tom Brown's Schooldays, and North by Northwest) plays the children's robot "grandmother." Judee Morton (appeared in Zotz! and The Slime People and played Dr. Smithson on General Hospital) plays Rogers' college-age daughter Karen. Hazel) plays Cavender's superior angel Polk. John Fiedler (appeared in 12 Angry Men, That Touch of Mink, The World of Henry Orient, Kiss Me, Stupid, Girl Happy, The Odd Couple, and True Grit and played Emil Peterson on The Bob Newhart Show and Woody on Buffalo Bill) plays Polk's assistant angel. Sandra Gould (Mildred Webster on I Married Joan and Gladys Kravitz on Bewitched) plays Agnes' neighbor. Frank Behrens (husband of actor Amzie Strickland) plays theater manager Stout. Donna Douglas (see the biography section for the 1962 post on The Beverly Hillbillies) plays a party guest. Maurice Dallimore (Willie Shorthouse on Fair Exchange) plays a party guest. Albert Carrier (appeared in Tender Is the Night, Fitzwilly, and Scarface) plays a French masher party guest. Barbara Morrison (appeared in From Here to Eternity, Don't Knock the Twist, and Papillon) plays a matronly party guest. Lowell (appeared in That Darn Cat!, The Gnome-Mobile, and The Boatniks and played Billy Nelson on Combat!) plays former student Artie Beechcroft. Russell Horton (Junior Hocker on Petticoat Junction and voiced Kat's Father on Kenny the Shark and the Trix rabbit in Trix cereal commercials) plays former student Bartlett. Buddy Joe Hooker (Chester Anderson on Leave It to Beaver and was stunt coordinator on Dexter, Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior, Common Law, Lauren, Rake, and TURN: Washington's Spies) plays former student Dickie Weiss. Darryl Richard (see the biography section for the 1962 post on The Donna Reed Show) plays former student Thompson. Jimmy Baird (Pee Wee on Fury) plays a current student.