, After Gunsmoke, Blake went into semi-retirement at her home in Phoenix, Arizona, and took on few film or television projects. Don Whitman and Amanda Blake were married for 1 year. They were some of the first to breed cheetahs successfully in captivity; they raised seven generations of cheetahs. Along with her third husband, Frank Gilbert, she ran one of the first successful programs for breeding cheetahs in captivity. Some other movies and television series that Blake had appeared in are ‘Dragnet’, ‘B.O.R.N.’, ‘The Boost’, ‘Gunsmoke: Return to Dodge’, ‘Brothers’, ‘Hart to Hart’, ‘The Love Boat’, ‘The Quest’, ‘Betrayal’, ‘The Edge of Night’, ‘Clown Alley’, ‘The Red Skelton Hour’, ‘General Electric Theater’, ‘Steve Canyon’, ‘Studio One in Hollywood’, ‘State Trooper’, ‘Alfred Hitchcock Presents’, ‘High Society’, ‘The Glass Slipper’, ‘Miss Robin Crusoe’, and ‘The Adventures of Hajji Baba’ among others. After the Gunsmoke reunion film, she made two feature-film appearances: in The Boost, a drug-addiction drama starring James Woods and Sean Young, and B.O.R.N, both in 1988. She is most remembered for Miss Kitty Russell, the proprietor of the Long Branch Saloon in Dodge City, on Gunsmoke. 1 year later they divorced on 21st Aug 1956. shared a link: https://www.triviatribute.com/amandablake.html, Gunsmoke couldn`t have picked any better actors for one show. Amanda Blake is a member of the following lists: Actors from New York, American film actors and American television actors. This world was cheated of a wonderful Lady and beautiful Soul..much to soon...And I will always treasure , the memories..I have of the short time we shared...Amanda,My friend..I Love you And Will Miss you always.Your Memory Lives On ...Dee. About. She was married to Mark Edward Spaeth from 28 April 1984 until Edward’s death on 27 May … photos, Because of her continuing role on television, Blake rarely had time for films. Additionally, she was interested in the world of acting since her childhood years. Later, it was reported that she had died of AIDS. Mark Spaeth and Amanda Blake were divorced in... Frank Gilbert and Amanda Blake were divorced ... Jason Day and Amanda Blake were divorced on 2... Don Whitman and Amanda Blake were divorced on... See Blake reportedly was a one-time board member of the Humane Society of the United States. It`s always been saidthat "you can count on one hand your "true friends" and I feel truely Blessed to be able to include Amanda as a part of My group. American Actress Amanda Blake was born Beverly Louise Neill on 20th February, 1929 in Buffalo, NY, USA and passed away on 16th Aug 1989 Sacramento, CA, USA aged 60. , In the late 1940s, Blake was signed to MGM as the studio saw her as its next Greer Garson. In 1968, Blake was inducted into the Hall of Great Western Performers at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City. Login to add information, pictures and relationships, join in discussions and get credit for your contributions. Also know more about Anne Hathaway, Kristen Dunst, and Tilda Swinton. Talking about her body measurement, Amanda Blake had a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m) and had a decent weight. Her zodiac sign is Pisces. Blake was not active on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. She did appear on a number of television shows, including a recurring comedy routine on The Red Skelton Show, as a panelist on the long-running Hollywood Squares, Tattletales, and the 1970s revival of Match Game, as well as comedy appearances on the Dean Martin Celebrity Roast. In 1957, she guest-starred as Betty Lavon-Coate in the episode titled "Coate of Many Colors" on Rod Cameron's crime drama, State Trooper. In 1997, the Amanda Blake Memorial Wildlife Refuge opened at Rancho Seco Park in Herald, California. Miss Kitty was one of the best.  She had been known for bringing her pet lion, Kemo, onto the Gunsmoke set. She became a supporter of the American Cancer Society and made fundraising appearances throughout the country. Help us build our profile of Amanda Blake! and more from FamousFix.com, Kitty, Beverly Louise Neill, Amanda Blake, Miss Amanda Blake, The Young Greer Garson, Liver Failure (brought on by AIDS-related Viral Hepatitis), Beauty mark on right cheek (as Miss Kitty), Miss Kitty Russell, the proprietor of the Long Branch Saloon in Dodge City, on Gunsmoke, www.findagrave.com/memorial/3691/amanda-blake, www.nndb.com/people/050/000091774/, alchetron.com/Amanda-Blake, Beverly 'Cuddles' Fairfield, Ruby, the Widder Jenkins, The Redhead at Police Station (uncredited).