Guy Harry Stockwell was an American actor who appeared in nearly 30 movies and 250 television series episodes.
Stockwell was born in Hollywood, California, the son of Nina Olivette, an actress and dancer, and Harry Bayless Stockwell, or Harry Stockwell, an actor and singer. His younger brother is the actor Dean Stockwell.
Stockwell began his acting career on the stage, working in the Broadway productions, Innocent Voyage and Chicken Every Sunday. That affinity for the stage would later inspire him to become a co-founder in the Los Angeles Art Theater. He then went on to hold the recurring role of Chris Parker from 1961 to 1962 in twenty-six episodes of the ABC series, Adventures in Paradise, starring Gardner McKay as the skipper of a sailing vessel set in the South Pacific.
Stockwell also was cast in episodes of The Roaring 20s, Simon & Simon, Knight Rider, Tales of the Gold Monkey, Magnum, P.I., Murder, She Wrote, Columbo, Quantum Leap, Bonanza, Tombstone Territory, Combat! The Richard Boone Show, Gunsmoke, and Return to Peyton Place, He had important roles in several major motion pictures including The War Lord, Blindfold, Beau Geste, Tobruk, The Monitors, and Santa Sangre.