Robert Blake Overview:

Actor, Robert Blake, was born Michael James Vincenzo Gubitosi on Sep 18, 1933 in Nutley, NJ. As of December 2021, Robert Blake was 88 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:

[first lines]
Tom: Did you see that crazy Calvert go by?
Willie Boy: Ate his dust.
Tom: When did you get back to Banning, Willie Boy?
Willie Boy: Five o'clock freight.
Tom: Goin' to the fiesta?
Willie Boy: Is that where you're goin', Tom?
Tom: Trailin' Mr. Calvert with a tow just in case he breaks down - or breaks his neck.
Willie Boy: Well, I guess that's where I'm goin'.


Willie Boy: Don't feel sad. I didn't hate him. One way of the other you die in the end. They won't catch us, Lola. They won't even try. Nobody gives a damn what Indians do. Nobody.


Lola: It's Charlie Newcomb.
Willie Boy: Maybe they put a few dollars on my head and he needs a new guitar.


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Robert Blake Facts
To prepare for the role of Hannibal Lecter, Anthony Hopkins had watched Blake's performance in In Cold Blood (1967) several times (Hopkins said this having visited Blake, whom he didn't know personally, in prison after being accused of murdering his wife).

Walked away from his career 1986-93.

Brother of Joan Blake and James Gubitosi.

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