Dean Stockwell

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Robert Dean Stockwell (March 5, 1936 – November 7, 2021) was an American film, television and stage actor 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 including Anchors Aweigh (1945), 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 3,999,016 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Dean Stockwell is the 1,315th most popular actor (up from 1,452nd in 2019), the 2,390th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,634th in 2019) and the 654th most popular American Actor.

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  • 65.86

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  • 30

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  • 2.75

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  • 4.05

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Among actors, Dean Stockwell ranks 1,315 out of 10,030Before him are Melissa McBride, Lin Shaye, Bill Paxton, Melvyn Douglas, Pat Hingle, and Michael Emerson. After him are Krister Henriksson, Geraldine McEwan, Pam Grier, Basil Rathbone, Alyssa Milano, and Jacques Charrier.

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Among people born in 1936, Dean Stockwell ranks 129Before him are Ken Mattingly, Andrew Grove, Costas Simitis, Glenda Jackson, Carol Gilligan, and Jacob Rothschild, 4th Baron Rothschild. After him are Jacques Charrier, Claude Brasseur, Christiane Martel, Horst Mahler, Louis Gossett Jr., and Georgina Spelvin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dean Stockwell ranks 2,390 out of 15,968Before him are Van Cliburn (1934), Charles M. Schulz (1922), Melvyn Douglas (1901), George Phillips Bond (1825), Pat Hingle (1924), and Michael Emerson (1954). After him are Pam Grier (1949), Alyssa Milano (1972), Margaux Hemingway (1954), Cindy Sherman (1954), Alfred Worden (1932), and Jamie Foxx (1967).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Dean Stockwell ranks 654Before him are Melissa McBride (1965), Lin Shaye (1943), Bill Paxton (1955), Melvyn Douglas (1901), Pat Hingle (1924), and Michael Emerson (1954). After him are Pam Grier (1949), Alyssa Milano (1972), Margaux Hemingway (1954), Jamie Foxx (1967), Brittany Murphy (1977), and Louis Gossett Jr. (1936).

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