Amanda Blake Bio, Education, Relationships, Height, Death

Quick Facts of Amanda Blake

Net Worth$5 million
Salary$500 thousand per year
Height5 ft 6 in
Date of Birth20 February, 1929
ProfessionActresses

Amanda Blake was a popular American Actress who was best recognized for playing the role of Miss Kitty Russell in the TV series ‘Gunsmoke’.

What happened to Amanda Blake?

Amanda Blake died on August 16, 1989, at Mercy General Hospital at the age of 60. Later it was reported that Blake died of a communicable disease named AIDS.

Amanda Blake’s Bio, Early Life, Education

Amanda Blake was born on February 20, 1929, in  Buffalo, New York, USA. Her parent’s name was Jesse and Louise Neill.  Many people don’t know that her birth name was Beverly Louise Neill. She is American by nationality

She was interested in acting since her childhood as she thinks to become a great actress in the future. Blake completed her education at Claremont High School and Pomona College.  It has revealed that one of her ancestors was the heroine of the American Revolutionary War.

Amanda Blake’s Career

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Amanda Blake first appeared onscreen in the 1950 movie named  ‘Stars In My Crown. In the same year, she did the movies ‘Duchess of Idaho’ and ‘Counterspy Meets Scotland Yard’.
After this, she got a chance to be featured in the drama ‘Schlitz Playhouse of Stars. In 1953, Amanda got the opportunity to act in the films Lili’ and ‘Sabre Jet’.
After that she did a few movies, namely ‘Miss Robin Crusoe’, ‘About Mrs. Leslie’, ‘A Star Is Born, and ‘The Adventures of Hajji Baba’.
Soon after this, Blake was cast as Kitty Russell in the drama series ‘Gunsmoke’ which makes her so much famous.
From 1957 to 1963, she was selected for the role of Ruby in ‘The Red Skelton Show. Then she did the TV film ‘Clown Alley’. After that, she hosted the game show ‘Tattletales’.
  Then the actress appeared in the TV Movie Documentary ‘The Best Little Special in Texas’ In the year 1982. Two years later, that means in the year 1984 Blake played Dr. Juliana Stanhower in the drama ‘The Edge of Night. After that in the year 1988, she did the film ‘The Boost’.

Why was Amanda Blake Famous?

Amanda Blake was famous for her role of red-haired saloon proprietress “Miss Kitty Russell”.

Amanda Blake’s Relationships

Amanda Blake has married a total of four times in her career. She first married Don Whitman in August 1954. The relationship continues for only 2 years and in the year 1956, they divorced.

After that Amanda Blake and Jason Day got married in 1964, and again two years later in the year 1967 they divorced.  Amanda Blake again married a guy named Frank Gilbert in the same year 1967 and in the year 1982 they divorced.

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This couple remains for 14 years which was the longest for this actress. Again in the year 1984, Amanda Blake was again married to Mark Spaeth.

This marriage did not survive even one year and they divorced after eight months in 1985.  Though she married four guys she didn’t give birth to a single child in her life.

Amanda Blake’s Net worth, Social Media

Amanda Blake’s net worth was $500,000 at the time of her death. She earns a lot of money by acting in so many films, series, and so on. There is no social media found related to Amanda Blake.

Amanda Blake’s Height, Weight

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Amanda Blake was 5 feet 6 inches tall and had a decent weight. Her hair color was dark brown and her eyes color are red.

Amanda Blake’s Death

Amanda Blake died on August 16, 1989, at Mercy General Hospital at the age of 60. Later it was reported that Blake died of a communicable disease named AIDS.

Amanda Blake’s Rumour And Controversy

Blake was not involved in any types of controversy in her career but her death however was controversial after the fact revealed that she died of AIDS.

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