Prolific Actor. Brother of actor Frank Stockdale, Carl was a very good friend of Mary Miles Minter's mother, Charlotte Shelby, admitted on the witness stand that he was with Mrs. Shelby when movie director William Desmond Taylor was murdered, therefore Charlotte could not have killed him. Stockdale concluded that he suspected Taylor's one-time chauffer, "Sands," was responsible for the murder. Stockdale appeared in 230 films.
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