Amanda Blake

Amanda Blake
1929 - 1989

Amanda Blake  American Actress

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2481
Age
60
Zodiac

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 ...

Confirmed Relationships4
Longest Relationship14 yrs, 9 mths
Shortest Relationship1 yr, 9 mths
Average Relationship Length6 yrs, 1 mth
First Name Amanda
Middle Name Louise
Last Name Blake
Maiden Name Neill
Full Name at Birth Beverly Louise Neill
Alternative Name Kitty, Beverly Louise Neill, Amanda Blake, Miss Amanda Blake
Age 60 (age at death) years
Birthday 20th February, 1929
Birthplace Buffalo, New York
Died 16th August, 1989
Place of Death Sacramento, California
Cause of Death Liver Failure brought on by Viral Hepatitis, which was AIDS-related.
Height 5' 6" (168 cm)
Weight W
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Dyed Red
Distinctive Feature Natural Breasts
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Gunsmoke
Year(s) Active 1950–1989
Bust (inches) 37
Cup Size C
Waist (inches) 25
Hips (inches) 37
Clothes Size 8
Shoe Size 8
Father Jesse Neill
Mother Louise Puckett Neill
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Dating History

Partner Comparison

NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Amanda Blake60 PiscesActress
American
Mark Spaeth45
American
Frank Gilbert-
Jason Day28 ScorpioGolf
Australian
Don Whitman-

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
Dragnet1989Mrs. Sylvia WilsonTV Show
B.O.R.N.1988RosieMovie
The Boost1988BarbaraMovie
Gunsmoke: Return to Dodge1987KittyTV Movie
The Wildest West Show of the Stars1986Award PresenterTV Movie
Brothers1984CarlottaTV Show
Hart to Hart1979Big SamTV Show
The Love Boat1977Nora KnoxTV Show
The Quest1976Miss SallyTV Show
Betrayal1974Helen MercerTV Movie
Clown Alley1966Pickpocket ClownTV Movie
Steve Canyon1958Molly McIntyreTV Show
State Trooper1956Betty LavonTV Show
The Edge of Night1956Dr. Julianna Stanhower (1984)TV Show
High Society1955Clarissa JonesMovie
The Glass Slipper1955BirdenaMovie
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1955Carol ArlingtonTV Show
Gunsmoke1955KittyTV Show
A Star Is Born1954Susan EttingerMovie
About Mrs. Leslie1954GillyMovie
The Adventures of Hajji Baba1954BanahMovie
Miss Robin Crusoe1954Miss Robin CrusoeMovie
Lili1953Peach LipsMovie
G.E. True Theater1953RitaTV Show
Sabre Jet1953Helen DanielMovie
Scarlet Angel1952Susan BradleyMovie
Cavalcade of America1952Nancy HartTV Show
Four Star Playhouse1952SusanTV Show
Cattle Town1952Marian HastingsMovie
Schlitz Playhouse1951TV Show
The Red Skelton Hour1951Ruby, the Widder Jenkins, NurseTV Show
China Corsair1951Jane RichardsMovie
Criminal Lawyer1951Receptionist (uncredited)Movie
Sunny Side of the Street1951Susie ManningMovie
The Family Secret1951Telephone Girl (uncredited)Movie
Never Trust a Gambler1951The Redhead at Police Station (uncredited)Movie
Smuggler's Gold1951Susan HodgesMovie
Duchess of Idaho1950Linda KinstonMovie
Stars in My Crown1950Faith Radmore SamuelsMovie
Lux Video Theatre1950TV Show
Counterspy Meets Scotland Yard1950Karen MichelleMovie
Fireside Theatre1949Louise Connor, KathyTV Show
Studio One in Hollywood1948Joan RobertsTV Show
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    passin thruMar 26, 2010

    Gunsmoke couldn`t have picked any better actors for one show. Miss Kitty was one of the best. Beautiful and talented

    sweetkittymanMay 16, 2009

    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.

    redzatdbarNov 7, 2008

    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

    LizApr 2, 2008

    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.


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