Guy Stockwell

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Guy Stockwell
Guy Stockwell.jpg
Screenshot of Guy Stockwell in episode of Adventures in Paradise (1961)
Born (1934-11-16)November 16, 1934
Hollywood, California, U.S.
Died February 6, 2002(2002-02-06) (aged 67)
Prescott, Arizona, U.S.
Cause of death
Years active 1946-1990
Spouse(s) Susan (divorced)
Sandy (divorced)
Olga (divorced)
Children Douglas Stockwell
Victoria Stockwell
Kerry Stockwell (adopted with Sandy)
Parent(s) Harry Stockwell (father)
Nina Olivette (mother)
Relatives Dean Stockwell (brother)

Guy Harry Stockwell (November 16, 1934 – February 6, 2002) was an American actor who appeared in nearly 30 movies and 250 television series episodes.

Stockwell was born in Hollywood, California, the son of Nina Olivette (née Elizabeth Margaret Veronica), an actress and dancer, and Harry Bayless Stockwell, or Harry Stockwell, an actor and singer.[1] His younger brother is the actor Dean Stockwell.

Stockwell began his acting career on the stage, working in the Broadway productions, Innocent Voyage and Chicken Every Sunday. That affinity for the stage would later inspire him to become a co-founder in the Los Angeles Art Theater. He then went on to hold the recurring role of Chris Parker from 1961 to 1962 in twenty-six episodes of the ABC series, Adventures in Paradise, starring Gardner McKay as the skipper of a sailing vessel set in the South Pacific.

Stockwell also was cast in episodes of The Roaring 20s, Quincy, M.E., Simon & Simon, Knight Rider, Tales of the Gold Monkey, Magnum, P.I., Murder, She Wrote, Columbo, Quantum Leap, Bonanza, Tombstone Territory, Combat! The Richard Boone Show, Gunsmoke, and Return to Peyton Place, He had important roles in several major motion pictures including The War Lord (1965), Blindfold (1965), Beau Geste (1966), Tobruk (1967), The Monitors (1969), and Santa Sangre (1989).

Guy suffered from diabetes in later years and died of its complications. He was married and divorced three times and was survived by his three children Kerry, Doug, and Victoria, his brother Dean, and his nephew and niece, Austin and Sophia.



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