Guy Stockwell

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Guy Stockwell
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Guy Stockwell in Adventures in Paradise, 1961
Born(1933-11-16)November 16, 1933
DiedFebruary 6, 2002(2002-02-06) (aged 68)
Years active1946–1990
Spouse(s)Suzanne (divorced)
Sandy (divorced)
Olga (divorced)
Children3
Parent(s)Harry Stockwell (father)
Elizabeth "Betty" Stockwell[1][better source needed] (mother)
RelativesDean Stockwell (brother)

Guy Harry Stockwell (November 16, 1933 – February 6, 2002) was an American actor who appeared in nearly 30 movies and 250 television series episodes.[2][3]

Stockwell was born in New York City, the stepson of Elizabeth Margaret Veronica, son of Elizabeth "Betty" Stockwell[4] and Harry Stockwell, an actor and singer.[5] His younger brother is 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 of 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 was also cast in episodes of The Roaring 20s, Perry Mason (Season 8, Episode 5), Quincy, M.E., Simon & Simon, Knight Rider, Tales of the Gold Monkey, The Eddie Capra Mysteries, Magnum, P.I., Murder, She Wrote, Columbo, Quantum Leap, Bonanza, Land of the Giants, Tombstone Territory, Combat!, The Richard Boone Show, Gunsmoke, The Virginian and Return to Peyton Place, He had important roles in several major motion pictures including The War Lord, The Plainsman, Beau Geste, Tobruk, The Monitors, It's Alive and Santa Sangre.

Stockwell suffered from diabetes in later years and died of its complications. He was married and divorced three times and had three children.

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