Brandon De Wilde got his start in the world of acting at the ripe age of ten. He kept working in film throughout the fifties and the sixties, starring in "Missouri Traveler" (1958), "Blue Denim" (1959) and the Eva Marie Saint dramatic adaptation "All Fall Down" (1962). He also appeared in the Paul Newman dramatic adaptation "Hud" (1962) and "Those Calloways" (1964) with Brian Keith. Nearing the end of his career, he tackled roles in the John Wayne action flick "In Harm's Way" (1965), "Black Jack" (1971) and the western "La Spina Dorsale del Diavola" (1971) with Bekim Fehmiu. He also appeared in "Wild in the Sky" (1972) and the documentary "George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey" (1985) with Jean Arthur. De Wilde was most recently credited in the Jerry Trimble action picture "Breathing Fire" (1992). De Wilde was married to Susan DeWilde and had one child, Jesse DeWilde. De Wilde passed away in July 1972 at the age of 30.