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actor

Dan Blocker, American actor. Served with 45th Division Army of the United States, 1950-1952.

Background

Blocker, Dan was born in 1929 in Bowie County, Texas, United States. Son of Shack and Mary Blocker.

Education

Educated Texas Military Institute, Hardin-Simmons U. Master of Arts, Sul Ross State College. Postgraduate University of California at Los Angeles.

Career

Formerly school teacher in Sonora, Texas, Carlsbad, New Mexico. Later substitute teacher Glendale (California) High School. Actor NBC-television weekly series, Bonanza, 1959-1972.

Membership

Served with 45th Division Army of the United States, 1950-1952.

Connections

Married Dolphia Parker, 1952. Children: Danna and Debra (twins), David, Dennis.

father:
Shack Blocker

mother:
Mary Blocker

spouse:
Dolphia Parker

children:
Danna and Debra Blocker (twins)

David Blocker

Dennis Blocker