longtime character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91
Hollywood actor whose longtime character as actor face had its own unique character, Harry Dean Stanton has died at 91, reported by his agent,Kelly John S.
Stanton, who appeared in some 90 movies and many television shows including “Repo Man,” “Paris, Texas” and most recently David Lynch’s reboot of television’s “Twin Peaks,” passed away Friday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles at age 91.
The actor played lesser-billed characters. In 1984, he got his first part as a leading man in “Paris, Texas,” which won a host of awards, including the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival.CNN report.
Kentucky born actor who never married but once told an interviewer he had “one, maybe two” sons. often played haggard men with battered souls, Turner Classic Movies, restless, unconventional spirit off-camera.
Stanton, who was a cook at the battle of Okinawa during his U.S. Navy service in World War Two, became interested in acting while attending the University of Kentucky and pursued acting at the prestigious Pasadena Playhouse in California.
He made a second career of music, playing regularly in Los Angeles and sometimes touring with the Harry Dean Stanton Band, in which he sang and played guitar and harmonica.”Reuters reports”.