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John Stockwell (born March 25, 1961) is an American actor, director, producer, writer and former model.

Stockwell was born John Stockwell Samuels IV in Galveston, Texas, the son of an attorney. His first feature film as an actor came in 1981's So Fine. His well known roles came in the 1983 comedy film Losin' It as Spider; later that year, he starred in the John Carpenter horror movie Christine as Dennis Guilder and the 1985 comedy film, My Science Project as Michael Harlan. In 1986 he appeared in Top Gun as Cougar. He made guest appearances on TV shows including The Young Riders and Friday the 13th: The Series.

He began his career as international model, spending much of his time in Italy. During his time as a model, John became a friend of Andy Warhol and Stockwell was mentioned frequently in the artist's memoirs,The Warhol Diaries.

Stockwell directed several films, including Cheaters (2000), Crazy/Beautiful (2001), Blue Crush (2002), Into the Blue (2005), Turistas (2006), and Heart (2009).

Description above from the Wikipedia article John Stockwell (actor), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

John Stockwell (born March 25, 1961) is an American actor, director, producer, writer and former model.

Stockwell was born John Stockwell Samuels IV in Galveston, Texas, the son of an attorney. His first feature film as an actor came in 1981's So Fine. His well known roles came in the 1983 comedy film Losin' It as Spider; later that year, he starred in the John Carpenter horror movie Christine as Dennis Guilder and the 1985 comedy film, My Science Project as Michael Harlan. In 1986 he appeared in Top Gun as Cougar. He made guest appearances on TV shows including The Young Riders and Friday the 13th: The Series.

He began his career as international model, spending much of his time in Italy. During his time as a model, John became a friend of Andy Warhol and Stockwell was mentioned frequently in the artist's memoirs,The Warhol Diaries.

Stockwell directed several films, including Cheaters (2000), Crazy/Beautiful (2001), Blue Crush (2002), Into the Blue (2005), Turistas (2006), and Heart (2009).

Description above from the Wikipedia article John Stockwell (actor), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 41

Birthday 1961-03-25

Place of Birth Galveston, Texas, USA

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2013 Breaking the Girls as David Layton
2007 Heckler as Himself
2004 The L Word (1 episode)
2000 Cheaters as News Producer
1997 Breast Men as Robert Renaud
1997 Legal Deceit
1997 Stag as Victor Mallick
1997 The Nurse as Jack Martin
1996 I Shot a Man in Vegas as Grant
1994 Hart to Hart: Crimes of the Hart as Peter Rubin
1991 Born to Ride as Capt. Jack Hassler
1991 Millions as David Phipps
1987 Billionaire Boys Club as Brad Sedgwick
1987 Friday the 13th (1 episode)
1986 Radioactive Dreams as Phillip Chandler
1986 Top Gun as Cougar
1986 Dangerously Close as Randy McDevitt
1985 North and South (15 episodes)
1985 My Science Project as Michael 'Mike' Harlan
1984 City Limits as Lee
1983 Christine as Dennis Guilder
1983 Quarterback Princess as Scott Massey
1983 Eddie and the Cruisers as Keith Livingston
1983 Losin' It as Spider
1981 So Fine as Jim Sterling

Directing

2017 Armed Response Director
2016 Kickboxer: Vengeance Director
2016 Countdown Director
2014 Cat Run 2 Director
2014 Kid Cannabis Director
2014 In the Blood Director
2012 Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden Director
2012 Dark Tide Director
2011 Cat Run Director
2008 Middle of Nowhere Director
2006 Turistas Director
2005 Into the Blue Director
2004 The L Word (4 episodes)Director
2002 Blue Crush Director
2001 Crazy/Beautiful Director
2000 Cheaters Director
1987 Under Cover Director

Writing

2002 Blue Crush Screenplay
2001 Rock Star Screenplay
2000 Cheaters Writer
1997 Breast Men Screenplay
1986 Dangerously Close Screenplay

Production

2008 Middle of Nowhere Producer
2006 Turistas Producer

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