John Stockwell

25 Mar 1961

Director, Actor, Writer, Producer

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).

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Filmography (29 titles)

(movie, 2017)
···Armed Response
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Role: Director
(movie, 2016)
···Kickboxer: Vengeance
Genre: Drama, Action
Role: Director
(movie, 2016)
···Countdown
Genre: Thriller, Action, Crime, Mystery
Role: Director
(movie, 2014)
···Cat Run 2
Genre: Action
Role: Director
(movie, 2014)
···Kid Cannabis
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 2014)
···In the Blood
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 2013)
···Breaking the Girls
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as David Layton)
Genre: Thriller, Action, Crime, Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 2012)
···Dark Tide
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 2011)
···Cat Run
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 2008)
···Middle of Nowhere
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 2006)
···Turistas
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Role: Director, Producer
(movie, 2005)
···Into the Blue
Genre: Action, Thriller, Adventure, Crime
Role: Director
(movie, 2002)
···Blue Crush
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 2001)
···Rock Star
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Role: Writer
(movie, 2001)
···Crazy/Beautiful
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 2000)
···Cheaters
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1997)
···Breast Men
Genre: Comedy, Drama, TV Movie
Role: Actor, Writer
(movie, 1997)
···Stag
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Victor Mallick)
(movie, 1997)
···The Nurse
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Jack Martin)
(movie, 1995)
···I Shot a Man in Vegas
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Grant)
(movie, 1991)
···Born to Ride
Genre: Action
Role: Actor (as Capt. Jack Hassler)
(movie, 1986)
···Top Gun
Genre: Action, Romance, War
Role: Actor (as Cougar)
(movie, 1986)
···Dangerously Close
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Randy McDevitt)
(movie, 1985)
···My Science Project
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Family
Role: Actor (as Michael 'Mike' Harlan)
(movie, 1985)
···Radioactive Dreams
Genre: Action, Comedy, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Phillip Chandler)
(movie, 1983)
···Christine
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dennis Guilder)
(movie, 1983)
···Losin' It
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Spider)
(movie, 1983)
···Quarterback Princess
Genre: Drama, Sport
Role: Actor (as Scott Massey)