Whitney Blake Biography
Birthday: February 20, 1926 (Pisces)
Born In: Los Angeles, California, United States
Nancy Ann Whitney, more popularly known by her professional name Whitney Blake, was an American actress, writer, and showrunner. She gained fame for portraying Dorothy Baxter in the 1960s sitcom ‘Hazel’ and co-creating the sitcom ‘One Day at a Time’. A native of California, Blake became interested in performing very early in her life. She got her start as an actress in small theatre groups in Los Angeles. In 1956, she made her screen debut in an episode of ‘Medic’. A year later, she had her big screen debut in the crime drama ‘My Gun Is Quick’. Over the course of her 42-year-long career, she accumulated over 80 acting credits. Blake and her third husband, Allan Manings, were the co-creators and showrunners of ‘One Day at a Time’, which aired on CBS from 1975 to 1984. The show was remade for Netflix in 2017, with both Blake and Manings receiving due credits.