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Jon Blake (I) (1958–2011)

Jon Blake was driving home late on December 1, 1986, after the final day's filming of The Lighthorsemen (1987) when his station wagon, swerving to avoid a car stopped on the wrong side of the road with its lights off, struck another vehicle. He sustained permanent brain damage and existed in a locked-in state until his death. Blake's mother (as his... See full bio »

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 1985-2003 Anzacs (TV Mini-Series)
Capt. Flanagan / Lt. Flanagan / Sgt. Flanagan / ...
- Now, There Was a Day... (1985) ... Capt. Flanagan
- Fields of Fire (1985) ... Lt. Flanagan
- The Devil's Arithmetic (1985) ... Sgt. Flanagan
- The Big Push (1985) ... L / Cpl. Flanagan
 1987 Running from the Guns
 1987 The Lighthorsemen
 1986 Cool Change
Steve Mitchell
 1982-1984 A Country Practice (TV Series)
Steve Vargas / Jim
- All in the Line of Duty: Part 2 (1984) ... Steve Vargas
- All in the Line of Duty: Part 1 (1984) ... Steve Vargas
- Rituals: Part 2 (1984) ... Steve Vargas
- Rituals: Part 1 (1984) ... Steve Vargas
- Out of Bounds: Part 2 (1984) ... Steve Vargas
 1984 The Slim Dusty Movie (Documentary)
The Young Slim Dusty
 1984 Five Mile Creek (TV Series)
Trooper Wilson
- Home and Away (1984) ... Trooper Wilson
 1984 Boy in the Bush (TV Mini-Series)
Tom Ellis
 1979-1983 Patrol Boat (TV Series)
Letich / Mawson
- Hands to Bathe (1983) ... Letich
- Follow the Leader (1979) ... Mawson (as Sonny Blake)
 1982 Early Frost
Peter Meadows
 1982 Freedom
 1980 Slippery Slide (TV Movie)
 1977 The Restless Years (TV Series)
Alan Archer (as Sonny Blake)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Sonny Blake

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Personal Quote:

I would rather be the first Jon Blake than a second Mel Gibson. (1985)


Seriously injured in an auto accident on the final day of shooting of "The Lighthorsemen". This resulted in severe brain damage. See more »

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