Legendary Actor Harry Dean Stanton Dies At 91

Jay Jacobs
September 17, 2017

Harry Dean Stanton, the veteran American actor who ballasted generations of independent and cult films, has died aged 91. "Impossible to cover his legacy in brief but here's a few favs: "Alien", "Paris Texas", "Repo Man"," in his tribute to the late great actor.

Stanton passed away at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, TMZ reported.

He was also a musician, singing and playing guitar with The Harry Dean Stanton Band.

Lynch, a continuous teammate with the performer in ventures like "Wild on the most fundamental level" and the current reboot of "Twin Peaks", said in an announcement after Stanton's demise that "Everybody cherished him".

Previously, Stanton praised actor Jack Nicholson for giving him the acting advice which helped progress his career.

Entertainment Weekly revealed that Stanton never got married, but in a 2006 interview, he was asked if he had children.

"Repo Man", released that same year, became another signature film: Stanton starred as the world-weary boss of an auto repossession firm who instructs Estevez in the tricks of the hazardous trade. There was a great one.

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Since 2011, the Kentucky city of Lexington each year has hosted a Harry Dean Stanton Festival. Andie's dad tried, he really did, and Stanton was just so honest in this role you couldn't help but want to hug him a million times over even when his daughter was having an angsty moment.

It may not have mattered to him, but the rest of us will remember Harry Dean Stanton as a singular presence on-screen.

Harry Dean Stanton graced the silver screen for almost seven decades.

"In the end, you end up accepting everything in your life - suffering, horror, love, loss, hate - all of it".

As a young man, he also served in World War II in the United States Navy, and was a cook aboard an LST ship during the Battle of Okinawa in 1945. She can't see him, but gradually, she realizes it's her husband, telling her the story of his life.

Showtime's Twin Peaks revival recently concluded its third season, with no plans to bring it back for yet another season. But again, that's just one of many memorable turns in the career of this living legend. "Well, I realized early on that if I became an actor, I could play a writer and a sculptor and a painter and be all the things you just don't have time to be in your lifetime".

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