Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Dan Blocker (Hoss Cartwright)
May 13th 1972
The world lost one its gentle giants in Dan Blocker, known to the world as Hoss Cartwright, died suddenly after gall bladder surgery.
An tremendously kind man, Dan would endear himself to millions over multiple generations in Bonanza, seen in reruns 40 years after his untimely passing.