Christopher Stone (actor)

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Christopher Stone- born Thomas Bourassa
Born (1942-10-04)October 4, 1942
Manchester, New Hampshire, U.S.
Died October 20, 1995(1995-10-20) (aged 53)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1968-1994
Spouse(s) Dee Wallace (m. 1980–95)(his death); 1 child


Christopher Stone (October 4, 1942 – October 20, 1995) was an American actor.

Career[edit]

Stone appeared on film and television from the early 1970s to his death in 1995. Stone and his wife, Dee Wallace both appeared together in a number of films including the classic horror films The Howling (1981) and Cujo (1983).[1][2] They also shared top billing in the family series The New Lassie (1989), in which he sometimes served as director.[3]

In the 1970-1971 season, Stone co-starred with Broderick Crawford, Mike Farrell, and Skip Homeier in the CBS medical drama The Interns, based on a film of the same title. Stone played Dr. Jim "Pooch" Hardin; Crawford was cast as the crusty hospital administrator; Farrell was Dr. Sam Marsh, and Homeier portrayed Dr. Hugh Jacoby. The Interns aired for one season of 24 episodes. [4] In 1983, he guest-starred in The Dukes Of Hazzard sixth season episode, Brotherly Love, as crooked gambler Tex Tompkins.[5]

In 1975, Stone guest starred in an episode of the CBS family drama Three for the Road. He co-starred as Cass Garrett in the CBS series Spencer's Pilots, which aired only six episodes from September 17 to November 19, 1976. Gene Evans starred as Spencer Parish, the owner of Spencer Aviation, a charter pilot service.[6] He also guest-starred in the Galactica 1980 episode "Galactica Discovers Earth", and in the Buck Rogers in the 25th Century episode "Space Vampire". [7]


He played Vietnam rogue veteran Col. Martin (Marty) James Vidor, alias "Bo-Dai Thung", in the 1984 Airwolf episode "And They Are Us".[8]

Other television credits include guest roles in shows such as Riptide (second season episode "Catch of the Day" (1984)) and The A-Team (third season episode "Incident at Crystal Lake" (1985)). [9]He also was a guest star on the original The Bionic Woman series in a 1st season episode: Fly Jaime; and then became Jaime Sommers' love interest in 4 episodes: The Pyramid, The Antidote, Sanctuary Earth and On the Run; in the 3rd season.[10]


In 1994 Stone and his wife Dee Wallace both appeared together in Runaway Daughters, a made-for-TV movie that was a remake of the 1950s B movie.[11]

Personal life and death[edit]

Stone married actress Dee Wallace in 1980; they worked on several projects together before their daughter Gabrielle Stone was born in 1988. Stone died of a heart attack on October 20, 1995.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Manchester New Hampshire Actor". Janice Brown. Retrieved 2014-08-11. 
  2. ^ "AT THE MOVIES". Chris Chase. Retrieved 2014-08-11. 
  3. ^ "Lassie' Comes Home". Sylivia Lawler. Retrieved 2014-08-11. 
  4. ^ "The Interns cast". TV.com. Retrieved 2014-08-11. 
  5. ^ "Brotherly Love". IMDB. Retrieved 2014-08-11. 
  6. ^ Alex McNeil, Total Television, New York: Penguin Books, 1996, 4th ed., p. 779
  7. ^ "Buck Rogers in the 25th Century cast". IMDB. Retrieved 2014-08-11. 
  8. ^ "AirWolf". Universal Studios. Retrieved 2014-08-11. 
  9. ^ "Catch of the Day". TV Guide. Retrieved 2014-08-11. 
  10. ^ "On the Run". Msn Entertainment. Retrieved 2014-08-11. 
  11. ^ "Runaway Daughters 1994". Rottentomatoes. Retrieved 2014-08-11. 
  12. ^ "Days of Our Lives Memorial Tributes". Jason 47. Retrieved 2014-08-11. 

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