Dean Stockwell was an American film and television actor know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Biography
|Birthdate ( Age)||5 March 1936|
|Died||7 November 2021|
|Place of Birth||North Hollywood, California, United States|
|Spouse/Partner||Joy Marchenko (m. 1981–2004), Millie Perkins (m. 1960–1962)|
|Children||Sophia Stockwell, Austin Stockwell|
|Parents||Harry Stockwell and Nina Olivette|
|Profession||American film actor|
|Net Worth||$5 Million|
|Last Update||Nonember 2021|
Robert Dean Stockwell was an American film and television actor with a career spanning over 70 years.As a child actor under contract to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, he first came to the public’s attention in films such as Anchors Aweigh (1945), The Green Years (1946), Gentleman’s Agreement (1947), and Kim (1950).
Robert Dean Stockwell with Family
His television roles include playing Rear Admiral Albert “Al” Calavicci in Quantum Leap (1989–1993) and Brother Cavil in the Sci Fi Channel revival of Battlestar Galactica (2004–2009).Following his roles on Quantum Leap and Battlestar Galactica, Stockwell appeared at numerous science fiction conventions.
Early Life and Family
Robert Dean Stockwell was born March 5, 1936,in the North Hollywood section of Los Angeles, California,and grew up between there and New York City.Stockwell was born into a family of entertainers. He was the younger son of Elizabeth “Betty” Stockwell and Harry Stockwell, an actor and lyric baritone singer in New York productions of Carousel and Oklahoma! as well as the voice of Prince Charming in Disney’s film Snow White.
His elder brother was television and film actor Guy Stockwell. His stepmother, Nina Olivette, was an actress, comedian, singer, and toe dancer in burlesque and theater in New York and throughout North America.Stockwell’s father was appearing on Broadway in Oklahoma!, when he heard about a play, Innocent Voyage by Paul Osborne, that was looking for child actors.
Dean Stockwell Wife
The actor got married twice in his life. Stockwell tied the knot with Millie Perkins in 1960 but they separated in 1962.Millie is a film and television actress who is known for starring as Anne Frank in the 1959 film The Diary of Anne Frank.He was then married to Joy Marchenko from 1981 to 2004, who worked as a textiles expert in Morocco.In recent years, Stockwell was said to have been in a relationship with Carol Belle but there is not enough information about her.
Dean Stockwell Net Worth
Robert Dean Stockwell was an American film and television actor has an estimated Net Worth around $5 Million in 2021.As a child actor under contract to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, he first came to the public’s attention in films such as Anchors.
The studio cast Stockwell in a small role in The Valley of Decision (1945), a popular melodrama. Producer Joe Pasternak gave him a bigger part in Anchors Aweigh (1945) alongside Frank Sinatra and Gene Kelly, in which Stockwell played the nephew of Kathryn Grayson.The film was popular, and MGM put him in a key role in The Green Years (1946), as Robert Shannon, an Irish Catholic orphan who grows up in a Scottish Presbyterian household. It was a huge hit.He also made a brief appearance in the MGM school room during the chase sequence of Abbott and Costello in Hollywood (1945).
He played an orphaned runaway longing to go to sea in Deep Waters (1948). He was then borrowed by RKO Pictures to play the title role in The Boy with Green Hair (1948) directed by Joseph Losey, a notorious flop for the Dore Schary regime. Stockwell said that “during the production, I did feel that I was part of something that meant something to me, it was important.”
In the mid-1960s, Stockwell dropped out of show business, becoming active in the Topanga Canyon hippie subculture as a close friend of visual artists George Herms and Wallace Berman, fellow child actor and “dropout” Russ Tamblyn, and musician Neil Young.”I did some drugs and went to some love-ins,” he later said. “The experience of those days provided me with a huge, panoramic view of my existence that I didn’t have before. I have no regrets.”
Stockwell returned to acting with a supporting role in Psych-Out (1968) co-starring Susan Strasberg and Jack Nicholson. He guest starred on Thirty-Minute Theatre in Britain, The FBI, and Bonanza, and played the lead in AIP’s The Dunwich Horror (1970) with Sandra Dee.
He also had a key part in Dennis Hopper’s The Last Movie (1971). In 1985 Stockwell said this film “is a great picture. It was ahead of its time then—and it still is … it will gain respect over the years. Dennis Hopper is a marvelous director.”Stockwell guest starred on Mannix, The FBI (again), Night Gallery, Orson Welles’ Great Mysteries, and Mission: Impossible and had the lead in some TV movies, Paper Man (1971) and The Failing of Raymond (1971) as well as a support part in Adventures of Nick Carter (1972).
In 1989 Stockwell appeared as second lead in the show Quantum Leap, which ended up running for five seasons. During the series’ run, Stockwell appeared in Catchfire (1990) directed by Hopper, Citizen Soldier (1990, originally shot in 1976), Sandino (1991), Son of the Morning Star (1992), The Player (1992), Shame (1992), Captain Planet and the Planeteers, Friends and Enemies (1992), and Fatal Memories (1992).
Stockwell’s performances in the 2000s included They Nest (2000), In Pursuit (2000), Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (2000), The Flunky (2000), Italian Ties (2001), CQ (2001) directed by Coppola’s son Roman, The Quickie (2001), Buffalo Soldiers (2001), Inferno (2002), The Manchurian Candidate (2004), The Deal (2007), and The Nanny Express (2008).
Also an visual artist, Stockwell exhibited collage and sculpture in Taos in 2009.He guest starred on First Monday, Star Trek: Enterprise (reunited with Scott Bakula from Quantum Leap), Stargate SG-1, JAG, and Crash with Hopper. He had a semi-regular part on Battlestar Galactica from 2008 as John Cavil.
He made a minor appearance in a new 2009 adaptation of The Dunwich Horror, followed by roles in the films C.O.G. (2013), Max Rose (2013), Deep in the Darkness (2014), and Persecuted (2014). As of 2015, Stockwell remained a resident of Taos.He reunited with Bakula in a 2014 episode of NCIS: New Orleans, titled “Chasing Ghosts,” and the following year appeared in the film Entertainment (2015).It was reported in January 2017 by his ex-wife Joy, that he had suffered and recovered from a stroke in 2015 and was retired from acting.