Obituary of Amanda Blake

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Amanda Blake

Amanda Blake (born February 20th, 1929 in Buffalo, New York) was an TV Actress who was best known for playing "Miss Kitty Russell" on the American TV series "Gunsmoke". Amanda died on August 16th, 1989 and her death was because of complications related to AIDS. She was 60.

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Amanda Blake Biography Wiki:

    • Is She Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Blake, Amanda
    • Common Name: Amanda Blake
    • Gender: Female
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: she/her
    • Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
    • Birth Date: February 20, 1929
    • Age: 60 (at death)
    • Also Known As: The Young Greer Garson, Kitty
    • Occupation: TV Actress
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Lamb Chops
    • Favorite Color: Burgandy (See all her faves at Hot-Forum)

    Amanda's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Beverly Louise Neill
    • Father: Jesse Neill
    • Mother: Louise Neill (née Puckett)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Mark Spaeth (married 28 April 1984-divorced 1985)
      • Frank Gilbert (30 June 1967-1982, divorced)
      • Jason Day (15 August 1964-28 June 1967, divorced)
      • Don Whitman (married 1954-divorced 1955)

Death Notice:

  • Date: August 16 1989 at age 60
  • Place: Sacramento, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Liver failure (due to viral hepatitis)

Category Tags:

TV ActressAmerican Born on February 20th Born in 1929 Born in New York Died in 1989 Died at age 60 Died from Liver failure

Quotable Quotes:

"It's not whether you get knocked down; it's whether you get up."

"The basis of optimism is sheer terror."

"I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love."

"Just keep going. Everybody gets better if they keep at it."

"Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present."

"The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning."

"[1974, on leaving Gunsmoke (1955) after 19 seasons]: Nineteen years is a hell of a long time for someone to be stuck behind a bar." (IMDB)

"The road to Easy Street goes through the sewer."

"Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get."

"If you knew what I know about the power of giving you would not let a single meal pass without sharing it in some way."

"We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it."

" Beacon Hills was shaken by the news that Amanda Blake had passed away. (V)"

"She died young, age 20, due to a heroin overdose. Amanda Blake was an amazing person with a bright future. (V)"

"My mother always said, "If there's one thing I know, it's that good things will happen in the end." And I believe her. Just when I was thinking my future couldn't get any worse, Amanda Blake comes into it. (V)"

Is Ms. Amanda Blake still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, she has passed away.

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Amanda Blake on Wikipedia.org
Amanda Blake at IMDB

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Wiki Page Updated: 2023-02-28 00:33:05
Author: Stan
Confirmation: Amanda Blake on Wikipedia


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