Appeared (Broadway debut) in "King Lear" on Broadway.
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Dan Davis Blocker | Don Blocker
6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Being big has its advantages, especially when you're doing the rounds of the agents' offices. They don't forget you in a hurry. But it has its disadvantages, too. You've got to have a bed special made . . . mine is 7 feet long. You've got to be careful when you sit down. I used to wreck a couple of chairs a week in the studio. Weight is a problem with me. If I don't watch it, it shoots up to ...
The Long Goodbye
(1973) is dedicated to him. Robert Altman
, who had directed many early episodes of Bonanza
(1959), and had become friends with him, had originally cast him in the role of Roger Wade. However, Blocker died before filming commenced, so the role was subsequently filled by Sterling Hayden