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Dean Stockwell

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Biography

Stockwell in 2005

Source: Wikipedia

Dean Stockwell (born Robert Dean Stockwell, March 5, 1936) is an American actor of film and television, with a career spanning over 65 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 and The Green Years; as a young adult, he played a lead role in the 1957 Broadway and 1959 screen adaptations of Meyer Levin's Compulsion, a novel based on the true-life story of Leopold and Loeb.

Fact file

  • Born: Robert Dean Stockwell March 5, 1936 (age 79) North Hollywood, California, U.S.
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Years active: 1945–present
  • Spouse(s): Millie Perkins (m. 1960–62) Joy Marchenko (m. 1981–2004)
  • Children: 2
  • Parent(s): Harry Stockwell (father) Nina Olivette (mother)
  • Relatives: Guy Stockwell (brother)

Read more about Dean Stockwell at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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