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Dan Blocker

Dan BlockerAKA Dan Davis Blocker

Born: 10-Dec-1928
Birthplace: Bowie County, TX
Died: 13-May-1972
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: Complications of Surgery
Remains: Buried, DeKalb Cemetery, DeKalb, TX

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Hoss on Bonanza

Founder of the Bonanza restaurant chain.

Father: Ora Shack
Mother: Mary Davis Blocker
Wife: Dolphia Lee Parker Blocker (m. 25-Aug-1952, until his death)
Daughter: Debra Lee (identical twin)
Daughter: Danna Lynn (identical twin)
Son: David Blocker (producer)
Son: Dirk Blocker (actor, b. 31-Jul-1957)

    University: Hardin-Simmons University (one year)
    University: Bachelor, Sul Ross State College
    University: Master, Sul Ross State College

    Cholecystectomy 1-May-1972

    Bonanza Eric "Hoss" Cartwright (1959-72)
    Cimarron City Tiny Carl Budinger (1958-59)

    Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County (1-May-1970) · Charley
    Something for a Lonely Man (26-Nov-1968)
    Lady in Cement (20-Nov-1968) · Gronsky
    Come Blow Your Horn (5-Jun-1963) · Mr. Eckman
    The Girl in Black Stockings (24-Sep-1957) · Bartender

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