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Dean Stockwell

1936 - 2021

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Robert Dean Stockwell (March 5, 1936 – November 7, 2021) was an American actor with a career spanning seven decades. As a child actor under contract to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, he first came to the public's attention in films including Anchors Aweigh (1945), Song of the Thin Man (1947), The Green Years (1946), Gentleman's Agreement (1947), The Boy with Green Hair (1948), and Kim (1950). As a young adult, he had a lead role in the 1957 Broadway and 1959 screen adaptation of Compulsion; and in 1962 he played Edmund Tyrone in the film version of Long Day's Journey into Night, for which he won two Best Actor Awards at the Cannes Film Festival. He was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his starring role in the 1960 film version of D. H. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dean Stockwell has received more than 5,419,677 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Dean Stockwell is the 576th most popular actor (up from 1,314th in 2019), the 1,064th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,389th in 2019) and the 284th most popular American Actor.

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  • 61.73

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  • 35

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  • 3.31

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  • 3.87

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Among actors, Dean Stockwell ranks 576 out of 9,996Before him are Benedict Cumberbatch, Mary Pickford, Emma, Lady Hamilton, Powers Boothe, Alida Valli, and Michèle Morgan. After him are Courteney Cox, Vincent Price, Jane Russell, Joanne Woodward, Pat Hitchcock, and Guy Williams.

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Among people born in 1936, Dean Stockwell ranks 49Before him are Kris Kristofferson, Ferid Murad, Benedict Anderson, Uwe Seeler, Don Cherry, and Engelbert Humperdinck. After him are Yasuo Fukuda, Anna German, Choummaly Sayasone, Günter Blobel, Denny Hulme, and Bruce Dern. Among people deceased in 2021, Dean Stockwell ranks 65Before him are Idriss Déby, Nawal El Saadawi, John McAfee, Larry King, Edward de Bono, and Noah Gordon. After him are Pat Hitchcock, Norodom Ranariddh, Kåre Willoch, Bernard Tapie, Jean-Claude Carrière, and Hal Holbrook.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dean Stockwell ranks 1,064 out of 18,182Before him are Daniel Goleman (1946), Noah Gordon (1926), Paul Lauterbur (1929), Stanley Miller (1930), Joseph Murray (1919), and Paul Flory (1910). After him are Courteney Cox (1964), Butch Cassidy (1866), Vincent Price (1911), Jane Russell (1921), Jerry Lee Lewis (1935), and Joanne Woodward (1930).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Dean Stockwell ranks 284Before him are Renée Zellweger (1969), Sarah Jessica Parker (1965), Gary Sinise (1955), Anjelica Huston (1951), Burt Young (1940), and Powers Boothe (1948). After him are Courteney Cox (1964), Vincent Price (1911), Jane Russell (1921), Joanne Woodward (1930), Guy Williams (1924), and Ernie Hudson (1945).

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