Dean Stockwell

Stockwell in 2012 Robert Dean Stockwell (born March 5, 1936) is a retired American actor of film and television, 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). He earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in ''Married to the Mob'' (1988).

As a young adult, he played a lead role in the 1957 Broadway and 1959 screen adaptations of ''Compulsion'' and in 1962, Stockwell played Edmund Tyrone in the film version of ''Long Day's Journey into Night''. He appeared in supporting roles in such films as ''Paris, Texas'' (1984), ''To Live and Die in L.A.'' (1985), ''Blue Velvet'' (1986), ''Beverly Hills Cop II'' (1987), ''The Player'' (1992), and ''Air Force One'' (1997).

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. Provided by Wikipedia
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Published in 1991
doi: 10.2973/odp.proc.sr.119.156.1991
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