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Quantum Leap actor Dean Stockwell dies aged 85

Dean Stockwell, a top Hollywood child actor who gained new success in middle age, garnering an Oscar nomination for “Married…

By Trench Times , in United States , at November 9, 2021 Tags: , , ,

Quantum Leap actor Dean Stockwell dies aged 85

Dean Stockwell, a top Hollywood child actor who gained new success in middle age, garnering an Oscar nomination for “Married to the Mob” and Emmy nominations for “Quantum Leap,” has died. He was 85.

Actor Dean Stockwell, known for his roles in Quantum Leap and Blue Velvet, has died. He was 85 years old. According to family spokesman Jay Schwartz, he died of natural causes at his home in Hollywood, Calif., on Sunday morning.

Dean Stockwell began his seven-decade acting career as a child in the 1940s and later starred as the cigar-smoking Al Calavicci in the science fiction TV series “Quantum Leap.” He has died at age 85.

What people are saying?

Ellenieanna RIP Dean Stockwell, Hollywood child Star, Oscar nominee for Married to the Mob, guest appearances in the classic TV show Columbo & of course for us Sci-Fi fantasy fans his role in the wonderful Quantum Leap. Thank you for the joy.

Mr Howard I think Dean Stockwell was probably the first actor I ever loved, he was just so goddamned suave on Quantum Leap. Then you get older and see him pop up all over and realize he was actually one of the greatest character actors of all time. What a legacy! RIP

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