Amanda Blake (February 20, 1929 – August 16, 1989) was an American actress best known for the role of the red-haired saloon proprietress "Miss Kitty Russell" on the television western Gunsmoke. She and her third husband Frank Gilbert ran one of ...the first successful programs for breeding cheetahs in captivity.
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Gunsmoke couldn`t have picked any better actors for one show. Miss Kitty was one of the best. Beautiful and talented
IF THERE EVER WAS AN ACTRESS, THAT FITTED PERECTLY INTO A CHARACTER ROLE,IT WAS AMANDA BLAKE,AS KITTY.THOSE EYES,THAT FACE,AND THAT FIRM VOICE - LET A REAL MAN KNOW,THAT SHE,WAS A REAL WOMAN.LOVE FOREVER,AND REST IN PEACE.
It`s always been saidthat "you can count on one hand your "true friends" and I feel truely Blessed to be able to include Amanda as a part of My group. This world was cheated of a wonderful Lady and beautiful Soul..much to soon...And I will always treasure , the memories..I have of the short time we shared...Amanda,My friend..I Love you And Will Miss you always.Your Memory Lives On ...Dee
What a wonderful memorial to Miss Kitty that her love of animals and her financial support have created a wildlife refuge in California for African animals. More information is available at pawsweb.org, Performing Animals Welfare Society. What a lasting tribute to a classy lady.