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|Born:||March 5, 1936||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||North Hollywood, California, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
RATE AND COMMENT
Broadway debut in "The Innocent Voyage" (with brother Guy Stockwell)
Featured on radio programs, "Death Valley Days" and "Dr. Christian", in the mid-1940s
Signed to an exclusive contact by MGM; film acting debut, "Valley of Decision"
Had appeared in almost 20 films by age of 15
Left Hollywood at age 16 and spent five years traveling across country, working as a railroad-spike driver and a prune inspector
Returned to acting on live TV (e.g., "Climax", "Playhouse 90" and "Matinee Theatre")
Co-starred with Roddy McDowall in the Broadway production of "Compulsion"
Recreated his stage role in film version of "Compulsion"
Played Edmund Tyrone in Sidney Lumet's film version of Eugene O'Neill's "Long Day's Journey Into Night"
Dropped out of acting to live a hippie lifestyle in the early 1960s
Directed first short film, "Crazy Horse" (about Bruce Conner's filming of "Breakaway") in early 1970s
Made TV-movie debut, "Paper Man" (CBS)
Retired from acting and worked as a licensed real estate broker; moved to Santa Fe, NM
Debut as feature director and writer, "Human Highway"
Received career boost in David Lynch's "Blue Velvet"
Received Academy Award nomination as Best Supporting Actor for "Married to the Mob"
Co-starred in the series "Quantum Leap"
Provided voice for animated "The New Adventures of Captain Planet"
Starred in ABC miniseries "Stephen King's 'The Langoliers'"
Hosted "Popular Science" on The Learning Channel
Co-starred in feature version of "McHale's Navy"
Returned to series TV as co-star of "The Tony Danza Show" (NBC); played Danza's father
Cast as Senator Campbell in the "The Venice Project"
Appeared opposite Joaquin Phoenix and Ed Harris in "Buffalo Soldiers"
Appeared in the remake of the 1962 thriller "The Manchurian Candidate"
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