Veteran actor Harry Dean Stanton dies

Veteran actor Harry Dean Stanton dies

Veteran actor Harry Dean Stanton dies

He died at Cedars Sinai hospital in Los Angeles on Friday, his agent said.

Stanton was born July 14, 1926, in West Irvine, Kentucky, to a tobacco farmer father and hairdresser mother who divorced when he was a teenager.

Harry was also the star of an upcoming film called Lucky, out September 29, for which he was already getting rave reviews.

Harry Dean Stanton, a longtime actor who has held roles in iconic films like Alien, Godfather II and Cool Hand Luke has died, according to TMZ. Shepard himself passed away in July this year at the age of 73.

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However, well-received as it was, Paris, Texas did not transform Stanton into a leading man; rather it increased the popularity and budget of the films he was asked to take supporting roles in. He had a long-running role in the HBO series Big Love, playing "prophet" Roman Grant.

In "Twin Peaks: The Return", Stanton played trailer park manager Carl Rodd who witnesses all kinds of odd goings-on in Twin Peaks.

Stanton never married but once told an interviewer he had "one, maybe two" sons.

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