His father was an actor/singer whose greatest claim to fame was supplying the speaking and singing voice for Prince Charming in Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937).
According to Katharine Hepburn biographer Charles Higham, the actress became so upset with Dean Stockwell when he showed up o the first day of shooting of "Long Day's Journey into Night" with a bottle of vodka, she almost struck him. When she discovered he found the set very cold, she bought him a coat, which he later found in his dressing room.
Born at 9:42pm-PST.
Stockwell's father Harry supplied the voice for Prince Charming in Disney's "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.".
Younger brother of Guy Stockwell.