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Actor Dean Stockwell (Quantum Code) has died aged 85

Actor Dean Stockwell (Quantum Code) has died aged 85

Known for his role in the series “Quantum Code” alongside Scott Bakula, Dean Stockwell died on Sunday of “natural causes” at the age of 85, reports the American site Deadline.

Born in 1936, Dean Stockwell began his career in his early childhood, in the 1940s, with the musical Stopover in Hollywood (1945) in which he co-starred with the great Gene Kelly, as well as Kathryn Grayson and Frank Sinatra. He gives the answer to Errol Flynn in Kim, and is in the credits of the film The Boy with the Green Hair, dating from 1948, a fable in the form of a parable against racism and for the right to be different.

He is also one of three actors – along with Marcello Mastroianni and Jack Lemmon – to have twice won the Best Actor Award at the Cannes Film Festival for his performances in the films Le Génie du mal (1959) and Long voyage vers at night (1962). In 1984, he worked with director Wim Wenders in Paris, Texas, then followed two films with David Lynch, Dune (1984) and Blue Velvet (1986). Dean Stockwell will be nominated for the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in 1988 for his role in the movie Widow But Not Too Much of Jonathan Demme.

The actor has also made his mark on the small screen, with notable appearances in successful series such as Mission Impossible, The Fourth Dimension, The Streets of San Francisco, Love of Risk, The All Risks Agency, but also and especially in Quantum Code.

Dean Stockwell played there the unforgettable character of Albert “Al” Calavicci, a hologram in charge of watching over Doctor Samuel Beckett, played by Scott Bakula, during his various travels in time. In 2006, he also inherited a recurring role in the Battlestar Galactica series.

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