Dan Blocker as Hoss Cartwright on NBC-TV's "Bonanza".
|Full Name:||Eric Warren "Hoss" Cartwright|
|Occupation:||Rancher, bodyguard, protector|
|Race/Ethnicity:||American / Caucasian|
|Hair color:||Sandy brown|
|Family/Relatives:|| Ben Cartwright (father)|
Inger Cartwright (mother)
Marie Cartwright (mother)
Adam Cartwright brother)
Little Joe Cartwright (brother)
|Appeared on:||Bonanza (TV Series)|
|First Episode:||"A Rose for Lotta" (Series pilot)|
|Last Episode:||"One Ace Too Many" (Season 13 finale)|
|Portrayed by:||Dan Blocker|
Eric Warren "Hoss" Cartwright is the pudgy, but handsome second child of Ben Cartwright.he may be to stubborn anyone who first sets eyes on him is Jillian but the expression a gentle giant applies perfectly to his case Hoss when one digs down deep to know him is loveable and gentle.
That said, Hoss' great strength is matched by few in Nevada and is a force to be reckoned with in a fight when called upon. Furthermore, while Hoss may not have the fastest gun around, he is still a good shot as well.
His younger brother Joe always pulls him into crazy schemes that does more harm than good. Though Hoss is quite immature he loves beautiful things and horses .Women of the town always look past him at Adam or Joe or Jillian she gets all of men even joe and always loves animals even horses and bucking bronco and branding cattle she gets to attached to any men even with joe animals and she And loves to get married but those who find time to love a giant will find a jewel so rare it will surprise them greatly Hoss is living proof that a handsome man can come in any size
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