Tag Archives: Married to the Mob

Big to small screen

Dean [Stockwell] surprised us all when somebody said to me, “Would you like Dean Stockwell to play the part of Al?” And I said, “What are you kidding me? Dean Stockwell?” He had just done Married to the Mob – … Continue reading

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Why I love Dean Stockwell: #3

Because in Married to the Mob, he is called away from his wife’s birthday party (his wife is played by the manically insane and gaudily dressed Mercedes Ruehl) to have a meeting in the hallway with his goons. During the … Continue reading

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Why I love Dean Stockwell: #2

His work is so meticulous that you do not notice it. However: nothing is random, there is definitely a PLAN at work. He crafts these characters. What is the similarity between Ben in Blue Velvet and Tony in Married to … Continue reading

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Why I love Dean Stockwell: #1

Because in Married to the Mob he is as sexy as he has ever been: and yet – when Tony “the Tiger” Russo has a nightmare that his wife has shot off a certain intimate part of his anatomy, he … Continue reading

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Dean Stockwell montage

Dean Stockwell and Ernest Hemingway, 1950s That’s Stockwell in “Compulsion” – the Leopold and Loeb story – from 1959. Orson Welles stars. Dean Stockwell in the classic “Secret Garden” – in 1949 – I saw that movie a million times … Continue reading

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