Dan Blocker

Dan Blocker

Born Dec 10, 1928
  • Actor
Dan Blocker was an American television actor and Korean War veteran. He is best remembered for his role as Eric "Hoss" Cartwright in the NBC western television series Bonanza.

Dan Blocker Stats


: Dan Davis Blocker, Bobby Don Blocker, Don Blocker, Bobby Dan Davis Blocker


: Actor


: 6 ft 3 in (1.93 m)


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: Dec 10, 1928 - May 13, 1972 (43 years old)

Place of Birth

: De Kalb

Date of Death

: May 13, 1972

Place of Death

: Los Angeles

Cause of Death

: Pulmonary embolism

Dan Blocker Film Roles

  1. Outer Space Jitters
  2. Come Blow Your Horn
    Mr. Eckman
  3. Lady in Cement
  4. Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County
  5. The Errand Boy
    Eric 'Hoss' Cartwright
  6. Something for a Lonely Man
    Something for a Lonely Man

Dan Blocker TV Starring Roles

  1. Bonanza
    Eric 'Hoss' Cartwright
  2. Cimarron City
  3. The Restless Gun

Dan Blocker TV Guest Roles

  1. The Senorita Makes a Choice
  2. Sizeman and Son
  3. Ray Charles, Dan Blocker, Clara Ward
  4. Season 1, Episode 2
  5. Chez Rouge
  6. A Time To Die
  7. Underground Ambush
    Mule Conklin
  8. Gun Shy
  9. The Man Who Discovered O. Henry
    guest star
  10. Natchez