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Harry Dean Stanton: A career in photos
Harry Dean Stanton, whose film and television career has spanned more than 60 years, has died at the age of 91. A family spokesperson confirmed the actor died in Los Angeles on Friday, Sept. 17, from natural causes. The World War II veteran starred in such legendary and genre-defining films as Alien, The Godfather Part II, and Pretty in Pink. Most recently, he reprised his role as the trailer park guardian Carl Rodd in Twin Peaks: The Return. His final lead performance will be featured in the upcoming film Lucky. Ahead, look back on some of Stanton's most memorable appearances.
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Harry Dean Stanton in 1967's Cool Hand Luke
Cool Hand Luke (1967) (screen grab)
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Harry Dean Stanton in 1974's The Godfather Part II
THE GODFATHER: PART II, Harry Dean Stanton, 1974
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Harry Dean Stanton in 1979's Alien
ALIEN, Harry Dean Stanton, 1979, TM & Copyright (c) 20th Century Fox Film Corp. All rights reserved.
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Harry Dean Stanton with Kurt Russell in 1981's Escape From New York
ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK, Kurt Russell, Harry Dean Stanton, 1981
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Harry Dean Stanton in 1984's Repo Man
REPO MAN, Harry Dean Stanton, 1984
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Harry Dean Stanton in 1984's Paris, Texas
PARIS, TEXAS, Harry Dean Stanton, 1984, TM and Copyright (c) 20th Century-Fox Film Corp. All Rights Reserved
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Harry Dean Stanton with Molly Ringwald in 1986's Pretty in Pink
PRETTY IN PINK, Molly Ringwald, Harry Dean Stanton, 1986
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Harry Dean Stanton in 1992's Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
TWIN PEAKS: FIRE WALK WITH ME, Harry Dean Stanton, 1992, © New Line/courtesy Everett Collection
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Harry Dean Stanton with Bill Paxton on HBO's Big Love
L-R: Harry Dean Stanton, Bill Paxton
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Harry Dean Stanton with Mädchen Amick on Showtime's Twin Peaks: The Return
Episode: "Part 11"
Harry Dean Stanton and M√?¬ßdchen Amick
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