American actor Dennis Dirk Blocker was born on July 31, 1957. He played pilot Jerry Bragg on Baa Baa Black Sheep (1976–1988), which gave him his first regular TV role. He played Detective Michael Hitchcock on the Fox/NBC comedy series Brooklyn Nine-Nine from 2013 to 2021.
|Full name||Dennis Dirk Blocker|
|Date of birth||July 31, 1957|
|Place of birth||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Net worth||$4 million|
Early life and education
Dennis Dirk Blocker was born on July 31, 1957, in Hollywood to renowned actors Dan Blocker and Dolphia Lee Blocker. He is 66 years of age as of 2023. His parents had four other children, making him the youngest.He grew up alongside his brother David Blocker, his twin sisters Debra Lee and Danna Lynn, and their parents. David is a big time producer. When Dirk was in his early teens, his father passed away.
Growing up in California, Dirk and David made the decision to carry on their father’s legacy and a career in the film business. He studied at Santa Monica High.
Parents and family
Dan Blocker, an actor best known for the 1960s television series Goldmine, is the father of Dirk Blocker. On July 31, 1957, in Hollywood, California, he gave birth to Dirk Blocker while still married to Dolphia Lee Blocker. He had four children before his passing, Dirk Blocker came out as the youngest. Debra Lee and Danna Lynn, who are twins, are his two elder sisters, while his brother David Blocker is a producer of motion pictures.
Together, the two brothers grew up in California, where they made the decision to pursue careers in film similar to those of their father.
In a 1964 car ad, Career Blocker made his debut appearance on screen alongside his father. At the age of 16, he made his American television debut in a 1974 episode of Marcus Welby, M.D. In ER, Little House on the Prairie, The X-Files, Beverly Hills, 90210, Walker, Texas Ranger, Night Court, and Murder, he has appeared in guest spots.
He was cast as 1st Lt. Jerry Bragg in the military drama Baa Baa Black Sheep (1976–1988) at the age of 19. Before being chosen for Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013–2021), he had never played a regular part in a TV series. In 1995’s Bonanza: The Return and again in Bonanza: The Return, he took a supporting role as Walter Fester, a reporter.
Under Attack: NBC article claims that (at an undisclosed time) “Blocker went back to school to earn his bachelor of arts degree so he could teach K-12” and that he published his book Master and the Little Monk in 2017 about “a lonely young boy who is befriended by a unique ally and mentor.”
Midnight Madness (1980), Raise the Titanic (1980), The Border (1982), Poltergeist (1982), Starman (1984), Trouble in Mind (1985), Made in Heaven (1987), Prince of Darkness (1987), Pink Cadillac (1989), Cutting Class (1989), Equinox (1992), Short Cuts (1993), Night of the Scarecrow (1995), and Mad City (1997) are a few of the films to which he has contributed.
A long-lasting and happy marriage is something that wife Dirk Blocker accomplished, something many in Hollywood and throughout the world found challenging. Since November 3, 1990, the actor has been happily married to Danielle Aubuchon.
Danielle, his wife, is the child of renowned actor Jacques Aubuchon. The producer of the venerable TV programme is Remi Aubuchon, who is her brother.
He is thought to be worth $4million.
Dirk Blocker has a height of 6 feet 4 inches.