Robert Blake Overview:

Actor, Robert Blake, was born Michael James Vincenzo Gubitosi on Sep 18, 1933 in Nutley, NJ. Blake died at the age of 89 on Mar 9, 2023 in Los Angeles, CA .

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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:

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


Tom: Mr. Calvert said you been a foreman on a ranch in Victorville for a while.
Willie Boy: Yep.
Tom: I hear a white woman owned it.
Willie Boy: You heard right.
Tom: And you left?
Willie Boy: Husband come home.


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Robert Blake Facts
Almost had the role of Jim Rockford on "The Rockford Files" (1974), but Stephen J. Cannell thought that, since Rockford didn't like to fight, the diminuitive Blake would have seemed too cowardly in the role.

Walked away from his career 1986-93.

Blake's wife, Bonnie Lee Bakley, was shot in the head and killed while sitting in her car waiting for her husband outside of a restaurant. [4 May 2001]

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