Gene Blakely
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Gene Blakely




June 8, 1921


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).

Biography[edit | edit source]

Eugene "Gene" Blakely 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 in 1987 at the Greater Community Hospital of Creston, Iowa. He was 66 years old and lived in Phoenix. There were no immediate survivors.

Bewitched Credits[edit | edit source]

See Also[edit | edit source]

Gene Blakely on the Internet Broadway Database

Source[edit | edit source]

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

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