Robert Blake is an American actor who was born on September 18, 1933, in Nutley, New Jersey.
He began his career as a child actor in the 1930s and went on to appear in numerous films and television shows over the course of his career.
Some of his most notable roles include playing the title character in the 1960s television series “Baretta,” and appearing in films such as “In Cold Blood” (1967) and “Lost Highway” (1997).
In addition to his acting career, Robert Blake has also been involved in a number of controversies. He was famously acquitted of the murder of his wife, Bonny Lee Bakley, in 2005 after a highly publicized trial.
Blake has also been involved in a number of legal disputes over the years, including lawsuits related to his former bodyguard’s death and allegations of financial impropriety.
Blake died from heart disease in Los Angeles, on March 9, 2023, at the age of 89.
Robert Blake Siblings: Meet Joan Blake, James Gubitosi
Robert Blake had two siblings: Joan Blake, and James Gubitosi.
James Gubitosi: Robert’s older brother, James Gubitosi, was born on June 13, 1928, in New Jersey. He was also an actor and used the stage name James Blake. He appeared in several films and TV shows, including “The Jackie Robinson Story” (1950) and “Hopalong Cassidy” (1952).
Giovannina Gubitosi: Robert’s older sister, Giovannina Gubitosi, was born in 1926. She was also an actress and used the stage name “Sandy Stewart.” She appeared in a few films and TV shows in the 1950s and 1960s, including “The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet” and “The Roy Rogers Show.”