Amanda Blake

Amanda Blake biography

Amanda Blake is an American actress perhaps best known for her portrayal of Miss Kitty Russell on the television western series Gunsmoke. There were more than six hundred episodes of the television series Gunsmoke, which ran for twenty seasons, from 1955 to 1975. Gunsmoke depicted tales from in and around Dodge City, Kansas, during the days of the western settlement in America. Amanda Blake was born Beverly Louise Neill, on February 20, 1929, in Buffalo, New York. Amanda played the role of Miss Kitty, saloon-keeper, for nineteen years. Her film credits include Smuggler’s Gold (1951), Cattle Town (1952), Miss Robin Crusoe (1954), and The Glass Slipper (1955). Amanda Blake was married four times; her first marriage to Don Whitman lasted less than two years and ended in divorce, her second marriage, to Jason Seymour Day Jr. , was also short lived, ending in divorce after less than three years.

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Her longest marriage, to Frank Gilbert, lasted fifteen years, but also ended in divorce. Amanda Blake was married to Mark Edward Spaeth for just over a year before his death in 1985. After Gunsmoke, Amanda devoted much of her time to the care of animals and, in 1971, joined with others to form the Arizona Animal Welfare League which has become one of the largest “no kill” animal shelters in the state.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 20 Feb, 1929
Age: 91 yrs
Occupations: Film actor
Television actor
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Buffalo
Gender: Female
Description: American actress
Net Worth 2021: 500 million
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Last Modified: Jun 28 2020
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