|Name John Stockwell|
|Spouse Helene Henderson|
TV shows North and South
|Full Name John Stockwell Samuels IV|
Born March 25, 1961 (age 54) (1961-03-25) Galveston, Texas
Occupation actor, director, producer, writer
Nominations Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special
Movies Into the Blue, Turistas, Christine, Blue Crush, Cat Run
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John Stockwell Samuels IV (born March 25, 1961) is an American actor, director, producer, writer and former model.
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- Early life
- Personal life
Stockwell was born John Stockwell Samuels IV in Galveston, Texas, the son of an attorney.
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. His first feature film as an actor came with a small role 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 film Christine as Dennis Guilder, and the 1985 comedy film, My Science Project as Michael Harlan. Also in 1985 he appeared in the poorly received City Limits; though unsuccessful at the box office, the film was later riffed in an episode of Mystery Science Theater 3000. 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.
Stockwell directed several films, including Cheaters (2000), Crazy/Beautiful (2001), Blue Crush (2002), Into the Blue (2005), Turistas (2006), and Heart (2009).
He also directed the Gina Carano star-vehicle, In the Blood and directed the 2016 Kickboxer reboot Kickboxer: Vengeance.
Stockwell is married to Helene Henderson, a chef and caterer. They have three children.
Stockwell's sister is historian Evelyn Welch, and his niece is singer and songwriter Florence Welch.