Quantum Leap star Dean Stockwell dies aged 85
The actor was known for his roles in Quantum Leap and The Boy With the Green Hair
Quantum Leap star Dean Stockwell has passed away at the age of 85.
The Oscar-nominated actor reportedly died peacefully in his home of natural causes on the morning of Sunday November 7, according to Deadline.
R.I.P. Dean Stockwell, a great actor who never met a scene he couldn’t steal. pic.twitter.com/5kGpWzSLo4
— Bilge Ebiri (@BilgeEbiri) November 9, 2021
Stockwell will be best remembered for his performance on sci-fi TV series Quantum Leap between 1989 and 1993. He played Admiral Al Calavicci opposite the lead Scott Bakula.
Stockwell bagged four Emmy nominations for his role in the show.
Rest In Peace Mr. Stockwell. From two of my favorite tv shows (Quantum Leap and Battlestar Galactica), and our first Dr. Yueh in Lynch’s Dune. Blue Velvet and much more. Lost a great actor tonight. Be at peace. #DeanStockwell https://t.co/vY8ZrZf5qk pic.twitter.com/Ngt4sIWVqz
— Zack Ellafy (@ZackE89) November 9, 2021
Other notable credits include David Lynch films Dune and Blue Velvet, as well as notorious 1948 film The Boy With the Green Hair.
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