Robert Blake Overview:

Actor, Robert Blake, was born Michael James Vincenzo Gubitosi on Sep 18, 1933 in Nutley, NJ. As of December 2020, Robert Blake was 87 years old.

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New From Warner Archive: 8-year-old in Mokey (1942)

By KC on Nov 19, 2014 From Classic Movies

is one of those actors who has experienced so much drama in real life, that it tends to cast a shadow on his film and television work. We know too much about the real man to separate him from the roles he plays. I suppose that's why I had an uneasy feeling watching him play Mokey, a boy... Read full article


Videos of the Week: “Revolt in the Big House” and

By Marisa on Nov 6, 2014 From The Timothy Carey Experience

D’OH! I was so busy yesterday I never got around to posting our regular Wednesday video. My apologies! So, to attempt to make up for my negligence, today you’re getting not one but two videos! Let’s start off with the one I should have posted last week but it hadn’t quite bee... Read full article


Videos of the Week: “Rumble on the Docks” and

By Marisa on Nov 6, 2014 From The Timothy Carey Experience

D’OH! I was so busy yesterday I never got around to posting our regular Wednesday video. My apologies! So, to attempt to make up for my negligence, today you’re getting not one but two videos! Let’s start off with the one I should have posted last week but it hadn’t quite bee... Read full article


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Robert Blake Quotes:

Willie Boy: Indian's don't last in prison. They weren't born for it like the whites.


Perry: When you hit the end of the rope... your muscles lose control. I'm afraid I'll mess myself.
Prison Guard: It's nothing to be ashamed of. They all do it.


Willie Boy: Run! Run! The road leads right to them. Tell them Willie Boy is here!


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Robert Blake Facts
Passed on Ratzo Ritzo in Midnight Cowboy (1969), and lost out on a role in The Godfather (1972) (presumably in the role of Michael or Sonny). He also turned down the role of Angel in The Wild Bunch (1969).

Although he is of Italian descent, for many years he specialised in playing either Latino characters or Native Americans.

Brother of Joan Blake and James Gubitosi.

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