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Eugene "Gene" Blakely
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Birth: Jun. 8, 1921
Osceola
Clarke County
Iowa, USA
Death: Nov. 23, 1987
Creston
Union County
Iowa, USA

The New York Times
November 25, 1987

Gene Blakely, Actor, 66

Gene Blakely, an actor who worked on and Off Broadway in the 1940's and 50's, died of bone cancer Monday at the Greater Community Hospital of Creston, Iowa. He was 66 years old and lived in Phoenix.

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."

There are no immediate survivors.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Avon Albert Blakely (1899 - 1978)
  Gladys Weller Blakely (1897 - 1986)
 
Burial:
Woodburn Cemetery
Woodburn
Clarke County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Section 01, Row 06, Headstone 01
 
Created by: Karen Brewer
Record added: Jan 09, 2011
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Eugene Gene Blakely
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