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Dean Stockwell

Mostly Credited As: Dean Stockwell
Sometimes Credited As: Robert Dean Stockwell

Birth Name: Robert Dean Stockwell
Date Of Birth: March 05, 1936 (Age 78)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Hollywood, California
Height: 5' 6" (1.67 m)

Dean Stockwell


Dean Stockwell came from an acting family as both of his parents were Broadway stars throughout the 1930s and 1940s. He started acting when he was nine years old in 1945, specialising in the "sensitive child" roles, such as Colin Craven in The Secret Garden. He then dropped out for a five year trip around the country, but returned in 1957. Subsequently, he re-invented himself as an adult actor with a very successful and varied career, culminating in an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor in 1988 for his performance as Tony "The Tiger" Russo in Married to the Mob. He is one of only eight former child actors to be nominated for an Oscar. He is best known, however, for his role as Rear Admiral Albert "Al" Calavicci in Quantum Leap from 1989 to 1993. Now in his 70th year, he predominantly works in television. He played the recurring role of Senator/Secretary of the Navy Edward Sheffield in both First Monday and JAG. Most recently, he has earned himself another recurring role, as Brother Cavil in Battlestar Galactica.

Dean Stockwell
TV Appearances

Main cast 
The Tony Danza Show (1997) (1997)As: Frank DiMeo
Quantum Leap (1989)As: Rear Admiral Albert "Al" Calavicci
Episode Cast Credits 

Enlisted (2014) 
  Vets 01x08: (Mar/14/2014) As Dan, [Special Guest Stars]

Battlestar Galactica (2003) 
  The Plan (Jan/10/2010) As Number One, [Starring Roles]
  Daybreak (2) 04x20: (Mar/20/2009) As Number One 
  Battlestar Galactica: The Last Frakkin' Special (Mar/16/2009) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Daybreak (1) 04x19: (Mar/13/2009) As Number One 

JAG (1995) 
  Whole New Ball Game 10x04: (Oct/29/2004) As Secretary of the Navy Edward Sheffield 
  Retrial 10x03: (Oct/15/2004) As Secretary of the Navy Edward Sheffield 
  Fighting Words 09x20: (Apr/30/2004) As Secretary of the Navy Edward Sheffield 
  People vs. SecNav 09x14: (Feb/06/2004) As Secretary of the Navy Edward Sheffield 

Stargate SG-1 (1997) 
  Shadow Play 06x07: (Jul/26/2002) As Doctor Kieran 

Star Trek: Enterprise (2001) 
  Detained 01x21: (Apr/24/2002) As Colonel Grat 

First Monday (2002) 
  Showdown 01x12: (Apr/22/2002) As Senator Edward Sheffield 
  Right To Die 01x07: (Mar/08/2002) As Senator Edward Sheffield 
  Family Affairs 01x05: (Feb/08/2002) As Senator Edward Sheffield 

Batman Beyond (1999) 
  Batman Beyond: Return of The Joker (Dec/12/2000) Voiced  Tim Drake 

The Commish (1991) 
  In the Shadow of the Gallows 05x01: (Nov/30/1995) As Robert Aladyce 

Nowhere Man (1995) 
  You Really Got A Hold On Me 01x09: (Nov/06/1995) As Gus Shepard 

MADtv (1995) 
  Episode #102 01x02: (Oct/21/1995) As Himself 

Chicago Hope (1994) 
  Songs from the Cuckoo Birds 01x22: (May/22/1995) As Robert St. Clair 

Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993) 
  The Rival 01x18: (Feb/27/1994) As Preston Carpenter, [Special Guest Stars]

Jeopardy! (1964) 
  Celebrity Jeopardy! 2 09x37: (Oct/27/1992) As Himself 

Captain Planet and the Planeteers (1990) 
  The Deadly Glow 03x03: (Sep/26/1992) Voiced  Duke Nukem, [Featuring]
  Radiant Amazon 02x22: (Mar/28/1992) Voiced  Duke Nukem, [Featuring]
  Summit to Save Earth (2) 02x18: (Feb/15/1992) Voiced  Duke Nukem, [Featuring]
  Summit to Save Earth (1) 02x17: (Feb/08/1992) Voiced  Duke Nukem, [Featuring]

The Golden Globes (1944) 
  The 47th Annual Golden Globe Awards 47x01: (Jan/20/1990) As Winner: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture made for Television (for 'Quantum Leap') 

The Twilight Zone (1985) (1985) 
  Room 2426 03x22: (Feb/11/1989) As Martin Decker 

Murder, She Wrote (1984) 
  Deadpan 04x21: (May/01/1988) As Eliot Easterbrook 

Hunter (1984) (1984) 
  Bad Company 03x11: (Jan/10/1987) As Brother Harold Hobarts 

Hammer House of Mystery & Suspense (1984) 
  The Sweet Scent of Death 01x08: (Apr/04/1986) As Greg Denver 

Miami Vice (1984) 
  Bushido 02x08: (Nov/22/1985) As Jack Gretsky 

Simon & Simon (1981) 
  The Skeleton Who Came Out of the Closet 02x23: (Mar/31/1983) As Dr. Griss 

The A-Team (1983) 
  A Small and Deadly War 01x05: (Feb/15/1983) As Collins 

Hart to Hart (1979) 
  Harts' Desire 04x06: (Nov/16/1982) As James Francis 

McCloud (1970) 
  'Twas the Fight Before Christmas... 07x02: (Dec/26/1976) As Pete Lancaster 

Police Story (1973) (1973) 
  Eamon Kinsella Royce 03x20: (Feb/20/1976) As Bennett 
  The Return of Joe Forrester 02x22: (May/06/1975) As Callan 
  Love, Mabel 02x09: (Nov/26/1974) As Detective Giacino 
  Collision Course 01x06: (Nov/20/1973) As Ott 

Ellery Queen (1975) 
  The Adventure of the Blunt Instrument 01x11: (Dec/18/1975) As Cliff Waddell 

Cannon (1971) 
  The Hero 05x12: (Nov/26/1975) As Tom Longman 

Three for the Road (1975) 
  The Trail of Bigfoot 01x10: (Nov/09/1975) As Ethan Crawford 

The Streets of San Francisco (1972) 
  The Programming of Charlie Blake 03x19: (Feb/06/1975) As Charlie Bake 
  The Unicorn 01x26: (Apr/05/1973) As Paul Cullen 

Orson Welles' Great Mysteries (1974) 
  Unseen Alibi 01x08: (Aug/24/1974) As Jerry Norton 

Night Gallery (1970) 
  Whisper 03x14: (May/13/1973) As Charlie 

Mission: Impossible (1966) (1966) 
  The Pendulum 07x20: (Feb/23/1973) As Gunnar Malstrom 

Columbo (1971) 
  The Most Crucial Game 02x03: (Nov/05/1972) As Eric Wagner, [Special Guest Stars]

The F.B.I. (1965) 
  End of a Nightmare 08x06: (Oct/22/1972) As Darryl Ryder 
  The Quarry 04x03: (Oct/06/1968) As Mike Riley 

Mannix (1967) 
  A Step in Time 05x03: (Sep/29/1971) As Charles Townsend 

Bonanza (1959) 
  The Medal 11x07: (Oct/26/1969) As Matthew Rush 

Thirty-Minute Theatre (1965) 
  Before Breakfast 01x122: (Dec/09/1968) As The Man 

Dr. Kildare (1961) 
  A Pyrotechnic Display (6) 05x10: (Oct/18/1965) As Rudy Devereux 
  Now: the Mummy (5) 05x09: (Oct/12/1965) As Rudy Devereux 
  Enough La Boheme for Everybody (4) 05x08: (Oct/11/1965) As Rudy Devereux 
  Some Doors are Slamming (3) 05x07: (Oct/05/1965) As Rudy Devereux 

Burke's Law (1963) (1963) 
  Who Killed Lenore Wingfield? 02x08: (Nov/04/1964) As Jay Boy Calhoun 

Kraft Suspense Theatre (1963) 
  Their Own Executioners 01x23: (Apr/23/1964) As Martin Roselli 

The Greatest Show on Earth (1963) 
  The Wrecker 01x12: (Dec/03/1963) As Harley Brydell 

Combat! (1962) 
  High Named Today 01x31: (May/07/1963) As Rob Lawson, [Special Guest Stars]

The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962) 
  Annabelle 01x07: (Nov/01/1962) As David Kelsey 

The Twilight Zone (1959) 
  A Quality of Mercy 03x15: (Dec/29/1961) As Lt. Katell/Lt. Yamuri 

Bus Stop (US) (1961) 
  Afternoon of a Cowboy 01x01: (Oct/01/1961) As Buzz Shelby 

Hallmark Hall Of Fame (1951) 
  The Joke and the Valley 10x06: (May/05/1961) As Davis Tucker 

Wagon Train (1957) 
  The Will Santee Story 04x31: (May/03/1961) As Will Santee 
  The Rodney Lawrence Story 02x36: (Jun/10/1959) As Rodney Lawrence, [Special Guest Stars]
  The Juan Ortega Story 02x02: (Oct/08/1958) As Juan Ortega, [Special Guest Stars]
  The Ruth Owens Story 01x04: (Oct/09/1957) As Jimmy Drew 

Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955) (1955) 
  The Landlady 06x19: (Feb/21/1961) As Billy Weaver 

Outlaws (1960) (1960) 
  Assassin 01x14: (Feb/09/1961) As Billy Joe Minden 

The DuPont Show With June Allyson (1959) 
  The Dance Man 02x02: (Oct/06/1960) As Johnny Perry 

Johnny Staccato (1959) 
  The Nature of the Night 01x05: (Oct/15/1959) As Dave 

Playhouse 90 (1956) 
  Made in Japan 03x22: (Mar/05/1959) As Roy Riverlee 

General Electric Theater (1953) 
  The Family Man 07x21: (Feb/22/1959) As Clete 
  God is My Judge 06x28: (Apr/20/1958) As John Townsend 

Climax! (1954) 
  Murder is a Witch 03x44: (Aug/15/1957) As Les Marshall 

Matinee Theater (1955) 
  Julie 02x51: (Nov/26/1956) As guest star 
  Horse Power 02x34: (Oct/30/1956) As guest star 
  Class of '58 01x177: (Jul/09/1956) As guest star 
  Fight the Whole World 01x155: (Jun/07/1956) As guest star 
Featured Songs

Quantum Leap Songs:
The Color of Truth - August 8, 1955 + We Shall Overcome 
+ We Shall Overcome 
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Trivia

He is the son of Harry Stockwell.

He is the younger brother of Guy Stockwell.

He is a very close friend of Dennis Hopper and Russ Tamblyn.

He is the godfather of Amber Tamblyn.

His father, Harry Stockwell, provided the singing voice of Prince Charming in "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs".

He is frequently cast in series created by Donald Bellisario.

His career began in 1945.

He is 5'6".

His son, Austin, was born on November 5, 1983.

He is the only actor to win two awards at the Cannes Film Festival.

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