Was Dennis Cleveland Stewart Gay? Wife, Partner, Death Cause

Dennis Cleveland Stewart

Dennis Cleveland Stewart was an American actor and dancer who is known for Zoot Suit, D.C. Cab, Police Story: Cop Killer, Cop, and Fatal Charm. He gained fame for portraying Leo “Craterface” Balmudo, the Scorpions’ gang boss in the 1978 film Grease.

He returned to the role in the 1982 sequel Grease 2. He was an iconic actor in the Maxwell’s Silver Hammer scene alongside Steve Martin and he also performed as a dancer. Was Dennis Cleveland Stewart Gay? Wife, Partner, Death Cause.

Dennis Cleveland Stewart Sexuality

Dennis Cleveland Stewart was gay but never got confirmed. Regarding his marriage, no information is available to the public.

How Did He Die?

Dennis Cleveland Stewart had an HIV diagnosis in 1993 and passed away on April 20, 1994, from pneumonia brought on by AIDS-related complications.

He was 46 years old, at the time of his death. He and his mother Evelyn M. Stewart were buried at Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier, Los Angeles County, California, USA.

When Was Dennis Cleveland Stewart Born?

Born on July 29, 1947, in Los Angeles, California, Dennis Cleveland Stewart was also known for working in the tv series CHiPs, Trapper John, M.D., Misfits of Science, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Jesse Hawkes, Parker Lewis Can’t Lose and MacGyver.

Dennis Cleveland Stewart Biography

Dennis Cleveland Stewart made his acting debut with an uncredited appearance as a fisherman in the movie Pete’s Dragon, in 1977. He was awarded a pivotal role in 1978. He was selected to play the role of “Leo “Craterface” Balmudo” in the Grease musical comedy.

He performed as a dancer in the movie Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, in 1978. He made a small appearance in the TV movie Elvis. It was first aired on ABC, in 1979. He performed as a dance instructor in an episode of the American sitcom Angie, titled Theresa’s Gigolo, in 1980. He was chosen for the movie Grease 2, in 1982.

He played ‘Ronnie Sample’ in the TV movie Police Story: Cop Killer, in 1988 and appeared in an episode of the TV series Jesse Hawkes, in 1989. He performed in two episodes of the TV series Parker Lewis Can’t Lose’ It was aired on ‘Fox’, in 1991.