Obituary of Dan Blocker

Dan Blocker

Dan Blocker (born on 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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Dan Blocker Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Blocker, Dan
    • Common Name: Dan Blocker
    • Birth Name: Bobby Dan Davis Blocker
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him/his
    • Birthplace: De Kalb, Texas, U.S.
    • Birth Date: December 10, 1928
    • Age: 43 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Bobby Blocker
    • Category/Genre: TV Actor

    • Nationality: American
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Dolphia Lee Parker Blocker (married 25 August 1952-13 May 1972, his death)
    • Father: Ora Shack Blocker (1895–1960)
    • Mother: Mary Davis Blocker (1901–1998)
    • Sons:
      • Dirk Blocker (born July 31, 1957)
      • David Blocker (born May 4, 1955)
    • Daughters:
      • Debra Lee Blocker
      • Danna Lynn Blocker

Death Notice:

  • Date: May 13, 1972
  • Place: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Cause of Death: Pulmonary embolism (following gall bladder surgery)
  • Interment: Burried in a family plot in Woodmen Cemetery, in De Kalb, Texas

Category Tags:

TV Actor American Born on December 10th Born in 1928 Born in TexasDied in 1972Died from Pulmonary embolism

Quotable Quotes:

"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."

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