Amanda Blake

Biography: An only child, Beverly Neill moved with her family from Buffalo to Claremont, California. There she got the acting bug and was signed with MGM. After a few movie roles, she landed the role that would make her a household name for the next 20 years, Miss Kathleen "Kitty" Russell on Gunsmoke.
Married four times:
Jack Shea ? Don Whiteman 1953-1955 Jason Day 1964-1967 Frank Gilbert 1967-1982 Mark Spaeth 1984-1985 Frank and Amanda were the first successful breeders of cheetahs in captivity on their 4 acre ranch in Phoenix, Arizona. Their love for Africa and animals prompted many charitable events including the first Sato Mutt competition in Phoenix as an answer to the WKC purebred competition. Amanda spent the last years of her life living at PAWS with her dear friends Pat Derby who she met on the Gunsmoke set and her partner Ed Stewart. The Amanda Blake Museum and Wildlife Refuge is there at the Rancho Seco Park and it's home to native African deer, emu, and other
An only child, Beverly Neill moved with her family from Buffalo to Claremont, California. There she got the acting bug and was signed with MGM. After a few movie roles, she landed the role that would make her a household name for the next 20 years, Miss Kathleen "Kitty" Russell on Gunsmoke.
Married four times:
Jack Shea ?
Don Whiteman 1953-1955
Jason Day 1964-1967
Frank Gilbert 1967-1982
Mark Spaeth 1984-1985

Frank and Amanda were the first successful breeders of cheetahs in captivity on their 4 acre ranch in Phoenix, Arizona. Their love for Africa and animals prompted many charitable events including the first Sato Mutt competition in Phoenix as an answer to the WKC purebred competition. Amanda spent the last years of her life living at PAWS with her dear friends Pat Derby who she met on the Gunsmoke set and her partner Ed Stewart. The Amanda Blake Museum and Wildlife Refuge is there at the Rancho Seco Park and it's home to native African deer, emu, and other rare animals.

According to Pat Derby, "Amanda lived 120 years in the 60 she was here."
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Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 20 Sep 9, 1974 Kitty tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 19 Sep 10, 1973 Kitty tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 18 Sep 11, 1972 Kitty tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 17 Sep 13, 1971 Kitty tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 16 Sep 14, 1970 Kitty tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 15 Sep 22, 1969 Kitty tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 14 Sep 23, 1968 Kitty tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 13 Sep 11, 1967 Kitty tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 12 Sep 17, 1966 Kitty tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 11 Sep 18, 1965 Kitty tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 10 Sep 26, 1964 Kitty tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 9 Sep 28, 1963 Kitty tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 8 Sep 15, 1962 Kitty tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 7 Sep 30, 1961 Kitty tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 6 Sep 3, 1960 Kitty tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 5 Sep 5, 1959 Kitty tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 4 Sep 13, 1958 Kitty (Credits Only) tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 3 Sep 14, 1957 Kitty tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 2 Sep 8, 1956 Kitty tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 1 Sep 10, 1955 Kitty tbd