Fan Club Questionnaire, from 1957:
1. Q. What is your full name?
A. Dean Stockwell
2. Q. When were you born?
A. March 5, 1936
3. Q. Vital statistics?
A. Height: 5'7" Weight: 145 lbs. Eyes: Brown
4. Q. Did you keep a scrapbook of yourself
earlier in your career?
A. My mother did
5. Q. What were your favorite subjects
A. History and English
6. Q. Do you have a car? If so, what kind?
A. Yes. A red Porsche.
7. Q. What type of girls do you like most?
A. One with a sincere and interesting personality.
8. Q. Did you do your own riding and
stunts in "Gun for a Coward"?
A. All of the riding. Most of the stunts.
9. Q. Which do you think is more difficult,
working in live TV shows or in a movie?
A. Live TV. One is always a little more tense knowing
that this shot is "it"!
10. Q. Who is your favorite actor?
A. Laurence Olivier
11. Q. Who is your favorite actress?
A. Kim Stanley
12. Q. What is your favorite movie?
A. "Forbidden Games"
13. Q. Fans always like to know a star's
favorites. Would you list yours?
A. Music - Chamber
Sport - Tennis
Color - Red
Food - Steak
Book - War and Peace
Pastime - Sleep
14. Q. Is there any one actor or actress
you would like to co-star with?
A. Kim Stanley
15. Q. Is there any particular story or
role you would like to do
on the screen?
A. Just good ones, that I can portray honestly.
16. Q. Of the many films you have made,
which role is your
A. "Careless Years"
17. Q. As of this moment, what is your
impression of fan clubs?
A. I think they're fine, and certainly appreciate
mine and am
grateful for your interest.
Our Questions--In His Own Words [from Fan Club,
1. Q. When and where were you born?
A. Hollywood, California, March 5th, 1936
2. Q. Height and weight?
A. 5'10", 145 lbs.
3.Q. Hair color, eye color?
A. All brown
4. Q. Siblings?
A. Brother--Guy, 2-1/2 years older than I.
5. Q. What are your interests/hobbies?
A. Hobbies function to relieve boredom. I'm not
bored. My interests are manifold and panoramic.
Primary interest is the Creation and its reflection
in Man, the Fine Arts.
6. Q. Favorite colors?
A. The rainbow (the rainbow is my symbol and two
of my pseudonyms are "Kid Rainbow" and
7. Q. What kinds of music do you enjoy?
A. I am very particular on this. I will take Bach,
Vivaldi, Beethoven, Bartok, the blues, Charlie Parker
and Rock and Roll.
8. Q. Which films of your own do you
most like to remember?
A. The comedies, although they are few.
9. Q. What is your full name?
A. Robert Dean Stockwell
10. Q. When and what was your debut in
A. 1942, Broadway play entitled "The Innocent
Voyage," ran for nine months and I had one
line--"I will not be damned."
11. Q.Artists you admire?
A. Not enough room for a list of these.
I will name one--the 19th century painter, Gustave
12. Q. Parents' names?
A. Harry B. and Elizabeth Margaret Stockwell
13. Q. What nationalities are you?
A. Pure Italian on mother's side; English, Scotch
and German on father's side.
14. Q. When were you married, divorced?
A. Approximately 1960, divorced 1962. Girl in question
was Millie Perkins, the model and actress who appeared
in "The Diary of Anne Frank."
15. Q. Have you any children?
A. None that I can trace.
16. Q. What was your childhood ambition?
A.To participate in and be a
driving force in a revolution that would change
the world. The fulfillment of this ambition has
come to pass and is
17. Q. How many films have you made?
A. Approximately 35.
18. Q. How long were you retired from acting?
A. I "dropped out" several times;
first at age 16 for five years, again in 1963 for
two years, and again in 1967 for 1-1/2 years.
19. Q. Where may fans write to you?
A. Very soon I will provide you
with a Post Office Box in Topanga, California.
20. Q. Any information you would like
to include to your fans?
A. I have never been arrested. I am not a dope fiend.
I am an artist. I love life, beautiful women, any
color of wine, and songs with a backbeat. My close
friends are almost without exception artists. This
does not necessarily mean entertainers. They are
painters, poets, sculptors, musicians--and I value
nothing higher than friendship, unless it be humanities'
greatest virtue, which is Love.