How Tall Was Dan Blocker?


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Dan Blocker was 6 feet 4 inches tall. He was a popular television actor in the Western genre, and he was a Korean War veteran. He is famous for playing Hoss Cartwright on the show "Bonanza."

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Dan Blocker played Hoss Cartwright on "Bonanza" for 13 seasons until his death at the age of 43. "Bonanza" was a very popular show during the 1960s, and it ranked first for three seasons straight. Dan Blocker's height solidified his character's role as a gentle giant, and he brought warmth and empathy to the role that helped popularize the show. Personal accounts say that Blocker was friendly and upbeat like his character Hoss.

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