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Died when: 60 years 177 days
Star Sign: Aquarius
ke | image = Amanda Blake Kitty Gunsmoke 1966.JPG| caption = As Miss Kitty Russell in Gunsmoke (1966)| birth_name = Beverly Louise Neill| birth_date = February 20, 1929| birth_place = Buffalo, New York, US| death_date = August 16, 1989 (aged 60)| death_place = Sacramento, California| occupation = Actress| years_active = 1950–1989 | spouse = Don Whitman(m. 1954; div. 1955) Jason Day(m. 1964; div. 1967) Frank Gilbert(m. 1967; div. 1982) Mark Spaeth(m. 1984; his death 1985) }} Amanda Blake (February 20, 1929 – August 16, 1989) was an American actress best known for the role of the red-haired saloon proprietress "Miss Kitty Russell" on the western television series Gunsmoke. Along with her third husband, Frank Gilbert, she ran one of the first successful programs for breeding cheetahs in captivity.