Dean Stockwell

(Robert Dean Stockwell)
actor
Born: 3/5/1936
Birthplace: North Hollywood, California

During the 1940s Stockwell was a popular child actor, appearing with Abbott and Costello in Hollywood (1945) and in The Secret Garden (1949). His success continued into adulthood. Together withJason Robards and Ralph Richardson, he won Best Actor at Cannes for playing in Long Day's Journey into Night (1962); he'd formerly won the award for his performance in Compulsion (1959), shared with Orson Welles and Bradford Dillman. Stockwell also appeared in Blue Velvet (1986), Air Force One (1997), and The Rainmaker (1997). He also co-starred in television's Quantum Leap (1989–93). He was nominated for an Oscar for playing a mafia don in Married to the Mob (1988).


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