|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.
Career[change | change source]
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.
He was also a 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 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.
Bonanza[change | change source]
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.
Filmography[change | change source]
|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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