17 September, 2017
He appeared in Ridley Scott's Alien as a Nostromo crew member, and continued to make waves in John Carpenter's Escape From New York and Repo Man directed by Alex Cox.
Longtime Stanton collaborator David Lynch, who most recently worked with him on the "Twin Peaks" revival, released a statement, writing, "The great Harry Dean Stanton has left us". If you need a better idea of how great Stanton was at his job, film critic Roger Ebert once said, "No movie featuring either Harry Dean Stanton or M. Emmet Walsh in a supporting role can be altogether bad".
Every once in a while he was cast as a normal guy - he played Molly Ringwald's father in Pretty in Pink - but that was about it. Stanton was in six David Lynch movies and played the polygamist cult leader Roman Grant on HBO's Big Love.
Stanton credited Hollywood actor Jack Nicholson with giving him vital professional advice. For Olivia Wilde, Harry Dean Stanton was the " definition of cool ".
Harry Dean Stanton has spent a lifetime in show-business.
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The iconic actor appeared in films such as Repo Man, One From The Heart as well as a recent reboot of TV's Twin Peaks. There is no such person as Harry Dean.
After decades in the trenches of the industry, Stanton emerged from obscurity as a testament to how the hard work and resilience of an artist could mold something versatile and spellbinding in front of a camera.
Harry Dean Stanton graced the silver screen for almost seven decades. Occasionally you would hear Stanton sing; music was his other love - he sang and played harmonica onstage and off. "I don't act like their father, I act like their friend", he once told NY magazine.
Stanton, who early in his career used the name Dean Stanton to avoid confusion with another actor, grew up in West Irvine, Kentucky, and said he began singing when he was a year old.
In a long message posted on Twitter, he wrote: "In this nano-second world, I understand the need for a response to the death of Harry Dean Stanton".
Though he often played inmates such as Tramp in "Cool Hand Luke" and Toot-Toot in "The Green Mile", he was a struggling suburban single dad in "Pretty in Pink" and the biblical Saul in "The Last Temptation of Christ".