Dan Blocker (born December 10th, 1928 in De Kalb, Texas) was a TV Actor who was best known for portraying Eric "Hoss" Cartwright in the American TV series "Bonanza". Dan died on May 13th, 1972 and his death was reportedly because of a pulmonary embolism (bad heart). He was only 43.
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TV ActorAmerican Born on December 10th Born in 1928 Born in TexasDied in 1972Died at age 43Died from Pulmonary embolism
"Say "hello" to my little friend!"
"Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced."
"The principle is competing against yourself. It's about self-improvement, about being better than you were the day before."
"No matter what you do - guns, no guns - it doesn't matter. You have people that are mentally ill. And they're gonna come through the cracks."
"And, I hate it. I am a traditionalist. I have so many fabulous friends who happen to be gay, but I am a traditionalist."
"If a man's thoughts are muddy, If he is reckless and full of deceit, How can he wear the yellow robe? Whoever is master of his own nature, Bright, clear and true, He may indeed wear the yellow robe."
"[advice his father gave him] "Son, the rate you're growing you're going to be one helluva big fella. If you use your size and strength properly it can be a wonderful thing for you. If you don't, Heaven help you. One day you'll start pushing some little guy around and he'll pull a gun and blow your brains out." (IMDB)"
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