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Gene Blakely
Gene Blakely
Role Dave
Biographical Information
Birth Name Eugene Blakely
Birthdate June 8, 1921
Birthplace Osceola, Iowa, United States
Death Date November 23, 1987 (age 66)
Death Place Creston, Iowa, United States

Gene Blakely played Dave, Darrin's best friend and drinking buddy. (1964-1968).


Eugene "Gene" Blakely was born on June 8, 1921, in Osceola, Iowa. He was an American actor who worked on and Off Broadway in the 1940's and 1950's. Mr. Blakely had roles in "The Desperate Hours," "Teahouse of the August Moon" and "The Male Animal," among other shows. In addition to his stage work, he also appeared in the movies "The Sand Pebbles" and "The Prisoner of Second Avenue," and in the television series "All in the Family," "Maude" and "The Mary Tyler Moore Show."

Blakely died of bone cancer on November 23, 1987, at the Greater Community Hospital of Creston, Iowa. He was 66 years old and lived in Phoenix. There were no immediate survivors.

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See Also[]

Gene Blakely on the Internet Broadway Database


Eugene Blakely obituary in The New York Times, November 25, 1987, via Retrieved on February 11, 2020.