Stanton appeared as an American soldier in the war comedy Kelly's Heroes in 1970, a gay hitchhiker in Two-Lane Blacktop in 1971 and an outlaw in Dillinger in 1973. Stanton was the Repo Man, Bud, schooling young Emilio Estevez's character, Otto.
With his hangdog, morose visage and faced etched with crevices, Stanton was known for playing characters of innate sadness or darkness. He even became a part of the MCU a few years ago, with a small role in The Avengers.
A cause of death for Harry Dean Stanton has yet to be determined.
Jack had written a part for Dean in the Western movie Ride the Whirlwind, telling him: "Let the wardrobe do the acting and just play yourself".
Other notable appearances include Down Periscope, Fire Down Below, The Green Mile, The Pledge, Anger Management, Inland Empire, and Twin Peaks: Firewalk with Me.
Sky Ferreira, who appeared in the show's return, shared a picture of Harry on Instagram and wrote: 'RIP TO MY FAVORITE ACTOR & favorite existence HARRY DEAN STANTON. All honored his legacy and his demeanor that made him seem bursting with life.More news: Credit Bureau Websites and Phone Lines Overwhelmed After Equifax Breach
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Stanton was touring with a children's play when he quit during a stop in California, deciding to try his hand in television and films.
The actor, originally from Kentucky, is also famous for his interpretation of Travis Henderson in Paris, Texas, lone outcast, written by Sam Shepard adapted into a film by German director Wim Wenders. It paid off. The film is a near-masterpiece and lot of the reason is Stanton. It's the flawless proof Stanton only needed a handful of scenes to bring weight to his character that most traditional leading men can't accomplish.
Stanton had a long career in Hollywood that began in the early 1950s.
A 91-year-old actor leaving a great career behind him, his filmography has no less than 250 projects.
Harry Dean Stanton has spent a lifetime in show-business.
Stanton was phlegmatic about his place in the film industry eco-system, telling the Observer: "In the end, you end up accepting everything in your life - suffering, horror, love, loss, hate - all of it".