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It is the actuator, look this up on Blazer forum, someone will tell you step by step how to fix it!! You will have to loosen the inner panel and get your hand in there and find the proper linkage to pull on.

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Q: How do you open the rear tailgate of a 1996 Blazer to fix the assembly when the electric release is broken?
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