It is very sad news that the American media have announced. Actor Dean Stockwell has died at the age of 85. He was particularly well known for his role in Quantum Code.
Fans of the series Code Quantum are in mourning. The actor Dean Stockwell died at the age of 85, “peacefully, in his sleep”, according to media information Deadline. According to the site TMZ, the actor would have died this Sunday, November 7 in his house and of natural causes. Famous for his role of Al Calavicci in Code Quantum, he had more than 70 years of career behind him. Born in 1936, it begins when he is just a child. In fact, in 1945, he participated in the musical Stopover in Hollywood alongside Gene Kelly, Kathryn Grayson and Frank Sinatra.
Spotted for his talent, he will play two years later in The invisible wall, a feature film that won a Golden Globe. In 1950 it was Errol Flynn in Kim that he will give the reply. The roles will thus be linked, like the one in The Genius of Evil or Long journey into the night in 1962, which earned him two prizes for male interpretation at the Cannes Film Festival. Dean Stockwell is one of the only three actors having twice obtained this award. Later he will play in Paris Texas, Dune, Blue Velvet until 1988 when his interpretation in Widow will earn him a nomination to the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor.
Dean Stockwell had suffered a stroke
But Dean Stockwell will also put his talent to good use on television, since he will appear in a number of series such as: The Fourth Dimension, Mission Impossible, The Streets of San Francisco, For the Love of Risk, The All Risks Agency, Arabesque… But his biggest role on TV will still be that of Albert Calaviccand dance Code Quantum. After the end of the series, Dean Stockwell to play recurring role in Battlestar Galactica, between 2006 and 2009. In 2017, American media revealed that Dean Stockwell had suffered a stroke two years ago. He leaves behind Joy Marchenko, his wife, as well as their two children, Austin, born in 1983, and Sophia, born in 1985.
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Dean Stockwell: Quantum Code star actor dies at 85