Harry Dean Stanton Dead At 91


Harry Dean Stanton (Wikipedia)

Harry Dean Stanton, who was best known for starring in Godfather II, Pretty in Pink, Alien and others has passed away at age 91.

TMZ reports he died peacefully this afternoon at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles.  His career spanned more than 6 decades and credits also include parts in Repo MenCool Hand Luke and Twin Peaks.

Stanton’s final performance will be seen in HBO’s Lucky which is scheduled to air later this month.

Not only was he a talented actor, but also a musician.  Harry Dean sang and played guitar in The Harry Dean Stanton Band.

Stanton was born in Irvine, Kentucky and was a veteran of World War II.  Although he never married, he does leave behind many family and friends.

Take a look at one of his more memorable scenes below.

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