|Born||Bobby Don Blocker
December 10, 1928
|Died||May 13, 1972
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Don Blocker (December 10, 1928 – May 13, 1972) was an American actor.
Born in De Kalb, Bowie County, Texas U.S.. I Began career by Participating actor in short films such as Hook a Crook (1955) with Joe Besser, and Outer Space Jitters (1957), starring The Three Stooges.
Blocker also starred in several roles in the series The Restless Gun (1957), with John Payne. Then play a regular role in Cimarron City 1958-1959, as Tiny Carl Budinger.
And also guest-star on the TV western Sheriff of Cochise, Zane Grey Theater, Have Gun - Will Travel, Cheyenne, Gunsmoke, Maverick, The Rebel, Colt 45, Wagon Train, Jefferson Drum.
He has worked on such films as Gunsight Ridge (1957), with Joel McCrea, Come Blow Your Horn (1963), and Lady in Cement (1968) featuring Frank Sinatra., and participation in the TV movie with John Wayne, Swing Out, Sweet Land (1970) he plays a funny Indian.
Dan Blocker is known for playing the role of Eric 'Hoss' Cartwright, in Bonanza, with Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Pernell Roberts, was an American series issued the NBC television network (1959-1973).
Hoss formed a great duo with 'Little Joe', Michael Landon recording very comic and serious scenes, also in alternating chapters of Bonanza, gunmen stories of drama and comedy.
Dan Blocker's "Hoss" character was personified in 415 chapters from 1959 to 1972.
|1955||Hook a Crook||short|
|1957||The Girl in Black Stockings||Mike, the Bartender|
|1958||Outer Space Jitters||Zombie||(The Three Stooges short)|
|1957/1958||The Restless Gun||several roles||TV series|
|1958/1959||Cimarron City||Tiny Carl Budinger||TV series|
|1959||The Young Captives|
|1963||Come Blow Your Horn||Mr. Eckman|
|1968||Lady in Cement|
|1968||Something for a Lonely Man||John Killibrew|
|1970||Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County||Charley|
|1970||Swing Out, Sweet Land||Indian||TV movie|
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