Eric 'Hoss' Cartwright / Big Jack Slade
The Restless Gun
/ Jub Buckstar
/ John 'El Bruto'
... Ike Burnett
Hognose M. Hughes
1 Interview |
24 Articles |
23 Magazine Cover Photos |
Dan Davis Blocker | Don Blocker
6' 4" (1.93 m)
Did You Know?
[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."
The Long Goodbye
(1973) is dedicated to him. Robert Altman
, who had directed many early episodes of Bonanza
(1959), and had become friends with him, had originally cast him in the role of Roger Wade. However, Blocker died before filming commenced, so the role was subsequently filled by Sterling Hayden