Hoss Cartwright
Dan Blocker as Hoss Cartwright on NBC-TV's "Bonanza".
Biographical information
Full Name: Eric Hoss Horace ace Cartwright
Occupation: rancher and wrestler and boxer and karate
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: American / Caucasian
Hair color: Sandy brown
Eye color: Blue
Born: c.1836
Family/Relatives: Ben Cartwright (father)
Inger Cartwright (mother)
Marie Cartwright (mother)
Adam Cartwright brother)
Little Joe Cartwright (brother)

(sister)/ sis) Jillian Cartwright Jamie Hunter Cartwright (brother)
Gunner Borgstrom (uncle)

Spouse None
Romances/Domestic Partners: Jillian Cartwright
Children: None
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 "Hoss Alden laden 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 and for this reason his younger brother Joe always pulls him into crazy schemes that does more harm than good Though he 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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