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Robert Dean Stockwell was born on the 5th March 1936, in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California USA, and is an actor, probably best recognized for starring in the role of Donald Martin in “Anchors Aweigh” (1945), playing Judd Steiner in “Compulsion” (1959), portraying Admiral Al Calavicci in “Quantum Leap” (1989-1993), and as John Cavil in “Battlestar Galactica” (2006-2009). His acting career has been active since 1945.
So, have you ever wondered how rich Dean Stockwell is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total size of Dean’s net worth is over $1.5 million, accumulated through his successful career in the film industry.
Dean Stockwell Net Worth $1.5 Million
Dean Stockwell spent his childhood in New York City, where he was raised by his mother, Elizabeth Veronica Stockwell, an actress and dancer, and his father, Harry Stockwell, who was a lyric baritone singer and actor; he is the younger brother of actor Guy Stockwell. Speaking about his education, he matriculated at the age of 16, after which he enrolled at the University of California – Berkeley; however, he soon quit in order to pursue his career in the acting world.
Dean’s professional acting career actually began when he signed a contract with MGM studio, and made his debut appearance in the musical “Anchors Aweigh” (1945) – as a child actor, he was also cast “Gentleman’s Agreement” (1947) playing Tommy Green, “Song Of The Thin Man” (1947) as Nick Charles Jr., and “The Secret Garden” (1949) in the role of Colin Craven, among others, all of which added amount to his early net worth.
As a teenager, Dean continued to line up success after success, appearing in the Broadway production of the novel entitled “Compulsion”, which he later reprised on the screen in 1959. Beside that, he also starred in film and TV titles including “Cattle Drive” (1951), “The Careless Years” (1957) and “Johnny Staccato” (1959), steadily increasing his net worth.
In 1960, Dean landed the role of Paul Morel in the British film “Sons And Lovers”, starring alongside Wendy Hiller and Trevor Howard, which was followed by roles in the films “The Joke And The Valley” (1961), and “Long Day’s Journey Into Night” (1962) with Katharine Hepburn and Jason Robards. Parallel with that, he also made guest appearances in a number of TV titles, including “Alfred Hitchcock Presents” (1961), “The Eleventh Hour” (1964), and “Bonanza” (1969).
In the following years, Dean started working as a real estate broker, so he wasn’t very active on the screen, although appearing as a guest star in a number of TV series, plus the leading role of Jack Whittier in the 1973 film “The Werewolf Of Washington”. Nevertheless, during the 1980s he returned, starring in Wim Wenders’ film “Paris, Texas” (1984) as Walt Henderson, and in the same year in the film entitled “Dune” playing Wellington Yueh. In the following year, he was cast in “The Legend Of Billie Jean”, as well as in “To Live And Die In L.A.”, after which his next big role came in 1988, when he portrayed Tony ‘The Tiger’ Russo in the comedy “Married To The Mob”, for which he was nominated for an Oscar in the category Best Supporting Actor, and increasing his net worth by a large margin.
In 1989, Dean began to appear in the role of Admiral Al Calavicci in the TV series “Quantum Leap”, alongside Scott Bakula, and Deborah Pratt, which lasted until 1993, increasing his popularity as well as his fortune. By 2000, he had also been cast in the TV series “Captain Planet And The Planeteers” (1990-1992), playing Duke Nukem, in the 1997 film “Air Force One” as Defense Secretary Walter Dean, with Harrison Ford and Glenn Close, and in “The Tony Danza Show” (1997-1998), in the role of Frank DiMeo, among many others.
To speak further of his career, Dean won the role of Mark Whiting in the 2004 film remake of “The Manchurian Candidate”, and in 2006 he was chosen to play John Cavil in the TV series “Battlestar Galactica”, which was on air until 2009. Most recently, he starred as Ben Tracey in “Max Rose” (2013), and made a guest appearance in “NCIS: New Orleans” (2014). His net worth is certainly at least steady.
Thanks to his accomplishments, Dean has won a number of recognitions and awards, including two Acting Awards at the Cannes Film Festival for his works on “Compulsion” and “Long Day’s Journey Into Night”, Golden Globe Award for Best Juvenile Actor for his work on “Gentleman’s Agreement”, a Golden Globe Award and Emmy Award for his work on “Quantum Leap”, etc. He also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1992.
Regarding his personal life, Dean Stockwell has been married twice, firstly to actress Millie Perkins from 1960 to 1962. With his second wife, Joy Marchenko(1981-2004), he had two children. Most recently he has been linked with singer Carol Belle. In free time, he enjoys in creating photographs and composing.