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Dean Stockwell

Photogenic American child actor of the 1940s, popular due in no small measure to his air of innocence and his beautiful, cherubic face with its dimples and his sparkling eyes, topped with a crown of curls. Still an actor in demand while well into his middle years, he is one of the few juvenile performers to succeed lifelong in films. Considering ... See full bio »
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 2015 Entertainment
The Celebrity's Henchman
 2014 NCIS: New Orleans (TV Series)
Tom Hamilton
 2014 Rusty Steel (Video)
 2014/I Persecuted
Dave Wilson
 2014 Deep in the Darkness
Phil Deighton
 2014 Enlisted (TV Series)
- Vets (2014) ... Dan
 2013 Max Rose
Ben Tracey
 2013 C.O.G.
 2008 Crash (TV Series)
Frankie Navajo
- Los Muertos (2008) ... Frankie Navajo
 2008 The Nanny Express (TV Movie)
Jerry Hewitt
 2008 Al's Beef (Short)
The Sheriff
 2007/II The Deal
Agent Tremayne
 2005 American Black Beauty (TV Movie)
Tim Lane
 2002 Stargate SG-1 (TV Series)
Doctor Kieran
- Shadow Play (2002) ... Doctor Kieran
 2002 Star Trek: Enterprise (TV Series)
Colonel Grat
- Detained (2002) ... Colonel Grat
 2002/I Inferno
Mayor Bill Klinger
 2001 Buffalo Soldiers
General Lancaster
 2001 The Quickie
 2001 CQ
Dr. Ballard
 2001 Italian Ties
 2000 The Flunky
 2000 In Pursuit (Video)
Charles Welz
 2000 They Nest (TV Movie)
Sheriff Hobbs
 1999 Rites of Passage
Del Farraday
 1999 The Drew Carey Show (TV Series)
- Y2K, You're Okay (1999) ... Hal
 1999 The Venice Project
Sen. Campbell
 1999 Water Damage
Det. Frank Skoufaris
 1999 Restraining Order
Charlie Mason
 1999 What Katy Did (TV Movie)
 1998 It's True! (TV Series)
Mac Murphy
- The Rats of Rumfordton (Pilot) (1998) ... Mac Murphy
 1997 Popular Science (TV Series)
 1997 The Shadow Men
Stan Mills
 1997 Living in Peril
 1997 Ink (TV Series)
Cy Tannon
- The Debutante (1997) ... Cy Tannon
 1997 Midnight Blue
 1997 Close to Danger (TV Movie)
Dr. Ames
 1996 Last Resort
Grey Wolf
 1996 Unabomber: The True Story (TV Movie)
Ben Jeffries
 1996 Twilight Man (TV Movie)
Hollis Deitz
 1996 Naked Souls
 1996 Can't Hurry Love (TV Series)
 1996 Mr. Wrong
Jack Tramonte
 1995 The Commish (TV Series)
Robert Allardyce
- In the Shadows of the Gallows (1995) ... Robert Allardyce
 1995 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Robert St. Clair
- Songs from the Cuckoo Birds (1995) ... Robert St. Clair
 1995 The Langoliers (TV Mini-Series)
Bob Jenkins
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... Bob Jenkins
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Bob Jenkins
 1994 Madonna: Innocence Lost (TV Movie)
Tony Ciccone
 1994 The Innocent (TV Movie)
Capt. Jason Flaboe
 1994 Justice in a Small Town (TV Movie)
Commissioner Sam Caldwell
 1994 Vanishing Son II (TV Movie)
Mickey Jo
 1994 Chasers
Salesman Stig
 1994 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Preston Carpenter
- The Rival (1994) ... Preston Carpenter
 1994 Burke's Law (TV Series)
 1994 In the Line of Duty: The Price of Vengeance (TV Movie)
Jack Lowe
 1993/II Caught in the Act (TV Movie)
 1993 Bonanza: The Return (TV Movie)
Augustus Brandenburg
 1992 Fatal Memories (TV Movie)
Det. Robert Morse
 1992 Friends and Enemies
 1992 Picket Fences (TV Series)
Phil Banks
- Pilot (1992) ... Phil Banks (uncredited)
 1992 Shame (TV Movie)
Tim Curtis
 1992 The Player
Andy Civella
 1990 Sandino
Capitain Hatfield
 1990 Citizen Soldier (Video)
 1989 Limit Up
Peter Oak
 1989 Buying Time
Detective Novak
 1989 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Martin Decker
- Room 2426 (1989) ... Martin Decker
 1988 The Long Haul
 1988 Smokescreen
Michael Dattalico
 1988 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Eliot Easterbrook
- Deadpan (1988) ... Eliot Easterbrook
 1988 The Blue Iguana
Detective Carl Strick
 1987 Banzai Runner
Billy Baxter
 1987 The Time Guardian
 1987 To Kill a Stranger
John Carver
 1987 Gardens of Stone
Homer Thomas
 1987 Hunter (TV Series)
Brother Harold Hobarts
- Bad Company (1987) ... Brother Harold Hobarts
 1986 Blue Velvet
 1985 Papa Was a Preacher
 1985 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Jack Gretsky
- Bushido (1985) ... Jack Gretsky
 1984 Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense (TV Series)
Greg Denver
- The Sweet Scent of Death (1984) ... Greg Denver
 1983 The A-Team (TV Series)
Police Officer Collins
- A Small and Deadly War (1983) ... Police Officer Collins
 1982 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
James Francis
- Hart's Desire (1982) ... James Francis
 1982 Human Highway
Otto Quartz
 1982 Wrong Is Right
 1982 Alsino and the Condor
 1981 Born to Be Sold (TV Movie)
Marty Helick
 1979 She Came to the Valley
Pat Westall
 1978 Greatest Heroes of the Bible (TV Series)
- Daniel in the Lions' Den (1978) ... Hissar
 1977 A Killing Affair (TV Movie)
Kenneth Switzer
 1977 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Mini-Series)
Richard Ayres
- No Way Out (1977) ... Richard Ayres
 1977 Tracks
 1976 One Away
Pete Bass
 1976 McCloud (TV Series)
Pete Lancaster
- 'Twas the Fight Before Christmas... (1976) ... Pete Lancaster
 1973-1976 Police Story (TV Series)
Bennett / Callan / Detective Giacino / ...
- Eamon Kinsella Royce (1976) ... Bennett
- The Return of Joe Forrester (1975) ... Callan
- Love, Mabel (1974) ... Detective Giacino
- Collision Course (1973) ... Ott
 1975 Ellery Queen (TV Series)
Cliff Waddell
- The Adventure of the Blunt Instrument (1975) ... Cliff Waddell
 1975 Cannon (TV Series)
Tom Longman
- The Hero (1975) ... Tom Longman
 1975 Three for the Road (TV Series)
Ethan Crawford
- The Trail of Bigfoot (1975) ... Ethan Crawford
 1975 Cop on the Beat (TV Movie)
Det. Callan
 1975 Joe Forrester (TV Series)
Detective Callan
- The Return of Joe Forrester (1975) ... Detective Callan
 1972-1975 Columbo (TV Series)
Lloyd Harrington / Eric Wagner
- The Most Crucial Game (1972) ... Eric Wagner
 1973-1975 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Charlie Blake / Paul Thomas / Paul Cullen
- The Programming of Charlie Blake (1975) ... Charlie Blake
- Legion of the Lost (1973) ... Paul Thomas / Paul Cullen
 1974 Win, Place or Steal
 1974 The Pacific Connection
 1974 Police Surgeon (TV Series)
Counselor Paul Madden
- Deadly Exchange (1974) ... Counselor Paul Madden
 1973 Great Mysteries (TV Series)
- Unseen Alibi (1973) ... Jerry
 1973 The Werewolf of Washington
Jack Whittier
 1973 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Charlie Evans
- Whisper (1973) ... Charlie Evans
 1973 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Gunnar Malstrom
- The Pendulum (1973) ... Gunnar Malstrom
 1968-1972 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Darryl Ryder / Michael Vincent Riley
- End of a Nightmare (1972) ... Darryl Ryder
- The Quarry (1968) ... Michael Vincent Riley
 1972 The Loners
 1972 Adventures of Nick Carter (TV Movie)
Freddy Duncan
 1971 The Failing of Raymond (TV Movie)
 1971 Paper Man (TV Movie)
Avery Jensen
 1971 Mannix (TV Series)
Chris Townsend
- A Step in Time (1971) ... Chris Townsend
 1969 Bonanza (TV Series)
Matthew Rush
- The Medal (1969) ... Matthew Rush
 1968 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
The Man
- Before Breakfast (1968) ... The Man
 1968 Psych-Out
 1968 The Danny Thomas Hour (TV Series)
- The Cage (1968) ... Bruno
 1965 Rapture
 1964 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Jay Boy Calhoun
- Who Killed Lenore Wingfield? (1964) ... Jay Boy Calhoun
 1964 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
Martin Rosetti
- Their Own Executioners (1964) ... Martin Rosetti
 1964 The Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
David Farnham
- To Love Is to Live (1964) ... David Farnham
 1963 The Defenders (TV Series)
Arnold Foster
- Climate of Evil (1963) ... Arnold Foster
 1963 The Greatest Show on Earth (TV Series)
Harley Brydell
- The Wrecker (1963) ... Harley Brydell
 1963 Combat! (TV Series)
Rob Lawson
- High Named Today (1963) ... Rob Lawson
 1961-1962 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
Gary Harper / Joe Geary
- In Search of a Son (1962) ... Gary Harper
- The Geetas Box (1961) ... Joe Geary
 1962 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
David H. Kelsey / William Newmaster
- Annabel (1962) ... David H. Kelsey / William Newmaster
 1962 Alcoa Premiere (TV Series)
Clay Bannon
- A Place to Hide (1962) ... Clay Bannon
 1959-1961 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Lt. Katell / Lt. Yamuri / Daniel Wise
- The Sixteen-Millimeter Shrine (1959) ... Daniel Wise (uncredited)
 1961 Bus Stop (TV Series)
Buzz Shelby
- Afternoon of a Cowboy (1961) ... Buzz Shelby
 1961 The Joke and the Valley (TV Movie)
Davis Tucker
 1957-1961 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Will Santee / Rodney Lawrence / Juan Ortega / ...
- The Will Santee Story (1961) ... Will Santee
- The Rodney Lawrence Story (1959) ... Rodney Lawrence
- The Juan Ortega Story (1958) ... Juan Ortega
- The Ruth Owens Story (1957) ... Jimmy Drew
 1961 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Billy Weaver
- The Landlady (1961) ... Billy Weaver
 1961 Outlaws (TV Series)
Billy Joe Minden
- Assassin (1961) ... Billy Joe Minden
 1960 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series)
Johnny Perry
- The Dance Man (1960) ... Johnny Perry
 1960 Checkmate (TV Series)
Roddy Stevenson
- The Cyanide Touch (1960) ... Roddy Stevenson
 1959 Buick-Electra Playhouse (TV Series)
Nick Adams
- The Killers (1959) ... Nick Adams
 1959 Johnny Staccato (TV Series)
- Nature of the Night (1959) ... Dave
 1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Roy Riverlee
- Made in Japan (1959) ... Roy Riverlee
 1958-1959 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Clete / Private First Class John Townsend
- The Family Man (1959) ... Clete
- God Is My Judge (1958) ... Private First Class John Townsend
 1958 Cimarron City (TV Series)
Bud Tatum
- Kid on a Calico Horse (1958) ... Bud Tatum
 1957 The Careless Years
Jerry Vernon
 1957 Climax! (TV Series)
Les Marshall
- Murder Is a Witch (1957) ... Les Marshall
 1957 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
- Victim (1957)
 1957 Gun for a Coward
Hade Keough
 1957 Men of Annapolis (TV Series)
- Ship's Log (1957) ... Midshipman
 1956 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
 1956 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
- Julie (1956)
- Horsepower (1956)
- Class of '58 (1956)
 1956 Front Row Center (TV Series)
- Innocent Witness (1956) ... David
 1951 Cattle Drive
Chester Graham, Jr.
 1950 Kim
 1949 Down to the Sea in Ships
Jed Joy
 1948 The Boy with Green Hair
'The Boy' / Peter
 1948 Deep Waters
Donny Mitchell
 1947 Gentleman's Agreement
Tommy Green
 1947 The Romance of Rosy Ridge
Andrew MacBean
 1947 The Arnelo Affair
Ricky Parkson
 1947 A Really Important Person (Short)
Billy Reilly
 1947 The Mighty McGurk
 1946 Home, Sweet Homicide
Archie Carstairs
 1946 The Green Years
Robert Shannon as a Child
 1945 Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood
Dean (uncredited)
 1945 The Valley of Decision
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Stage: Appeared (as "Judd Steiner [1924]") in "Compulsion" on Broadway. Drama. Dramatization (Producer's Version) by: Meyer Levin. Original Music by Cy Coleman. Musical Director: Cy Coleman. Scenic Design by Peter Larkin. Costume Design by John Boxer. Lighting Design by Charles Elson. Directed by Alex Segal. Ambassador Theatre: 24 Oct... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Robert Dean Stockwell


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[In a 1984 interview] Dick Widmark... I remember him with such fondness. He and Errol had something in common. They didn't have a condescending attitude. Being human and honest in a relationship seemed to mean more to them than anything else. It meant a great deal to me. I don't know if Widmark is aware of that. They were straight with me - like, I would imagine, a father would be to a son... if ... See more »


Stockwell is an accomplished artist. He creates both digitally enhanced photographs and original collages in the style of his friend and fellow artist, Wallace Berman. He is also a friend of musician Neil Young and designed the album cover art for "American Stars'n'Bars". His art is known under his full name, Robert Dean Stockwell. He first made art for exhibition in 2003. He had a show at the ... See more »

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