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Harry Dean Stanton

Born: 1926

Biography

Harry Dean Stanton (July 14, 1926 – September 15, 2017) was an American actor, musician, and singer. In a prolific career that spanned more than six decades, Stanton played supporting roles in films including Cool Hand Luke (1967), Kelly's Heroes (1970), Dillinger (1973), The Godfather Part II (1974), Alien (1979), Escape from New York (1981), Christine (1983), Repo Man (1984), One Magic Christmas (1985), Pretty in Pink (1986), The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), Wild at Heart (1990), The Straight Story (1999), The Green Mile (1999), The Man Who Cried (2000), Alpha Dog (2006) and Inland Empire (2006). He had rare lead roles in Wim Wenders' Paris, Texas (1984) and in Lucky (2017). Description above from the Wikipedia article Harry Dean Stanton, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
Known For Acting
Gender Male
Place of Birth West Irvine, Kentucky, USA
Died 15/09/2017

Resources

Movies

The Godfather Part II

F.B.I. Man #1 in The Godfather Part II

Wild at Heart

Johnnie Farragut in Wild at Heart

The Straight Story

Lyle in The Straight Story

The Green Mile

Toot-Toot in The Green Mile

Paris, Texas

Travis in Paris, Texas

Cool Hand Luke

Tramp in Cool Hand Luke

Escape from New York

Harold 'Brain' Helman in Escape from New York

Inland Empire

Freddie Howard in Inland Empire

Farewell, My Lovely

Billy Rolfe in Farewell, My Lovely

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Judge in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Red Dawn

Mr. Eckert in Red Dawn

Private Benjamin

Sgt. Jim Ballard in Private Benjamin

The Last Temptation of Christ

Paulus in The Last Temptation of Christ

Being Michael Madsen

Self in Being Michael Madsen

The Pledge

Floyd Cage in The Pledge

The Wrong Man

Department of Corrections Employee (uncredited) in The Wrong Man

Pretty in Pink

Jack Walsh in Pretty in Pink

Kelly's Heroes

Pvt. Willard in Kelly's Heroes

UFOria

Brother Bud Sanders in UFOria

Straight Time

Jerry Schue in Straight Time

Alpha Dog

Cosmo Gadabeeti in Alpha Dog

The Good Life

Gus in The Good Life

Against the Wall

Hal in Against the Wall

The Avengers

Security Guard in The Avengers

How the West Was Won

Gant Henchman (uncredited) in How the West Was Won

Christine

Rudolph Junkins in Christine

The Wendell Baker Story

Skip Summers in The Wendell Baker Story

Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride

Self in Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride

Down Periscope

Lt. Howard in Down Periscope

Alien Autopsy

Harvey in Alien Autopsy

Day of the Evil Gun

Sergeant Parker in Day of the Evil Gun

Two-Lane Blacktop

Oklahoma Hitchhiker in Two-Lane Blacktop

The Mighty

Grim in The Mighty

Cockfighter

Jack Burke in Cockfighter

One Magic Christmas

Gideon in One Magic Christmas

Sonny

Henry in Sonny

Dillinger

Homer Van Meter in Dillinger

Repo Man

Bud in Repo Man

One from the Heart

Moe in One from the Heart

Wise Blood

Asa Hawks in Wise Blood

The Missouri Breaks

Calvin in The Missouri Breaks

Rancho Deluxe

Curt in Rancho Deluxe

Rebel Rousers

Randolph Halverson in Rebel Rousers

Ride in the Whirlwind

Blind Dick in Ride in the Whirlwind

Rango

Balthazar (voice) in Rango

She's So Lovely

Tony 'Shorty' Russo in She's So Lovely

92 in the Shade

Carter in 92 in the Shade

The Rose

Billy Ray in The Rose

Young Doctors in Love

Dr. Oliver Ludwig in Young Doctors in Love

The Fourth War

Gen. Hackworth in The Fourth War

The Beast Within: Making Alien

Self in The Beast Within: Making Alien

Fool for Love

Old Man in Fool for Love

Cisco Pike

Jesse Dupre in Cisco Pike

The Black Marble

Philo Skinner in The Black Marble

The Last Stand

Mr. Parson in The Last Stand

Flatbed Annie & Sweetie Pie: Lady Truckers

C.W. Douglas in Flatbed Annie & Sweetie Pie: Lady Truckers

Mr. North

Henry Simmons in Mr. North

Twister

Cleveland in Twister

Seven Psychopaths

Man in Hat in Seven Psychopaths

Slam Dance

Det. Benjamin Smiley in Slam Dance

Zandy's Bride

Songer in Zandy's Bride

The Hostage

Eddie (as Dean Stanton) in The Hostage

The Mini-Skirt Mob

Spook in The Mini-Skirt Mob

The Proud Rebel

Jeb Burleigh in The Proud Rebel

Revolt at Fort Laramie

Rinty in Revolt at Fort Laramie

Rafferty and the Gold Dust Twins

Billy Winston in Rafferty and the Gold Dust Twins

Where the Lilies Bloom

Kiser Pease in Where the Lilies Bloom

Stars & Bars

Loomis Gage in Stars & Bars

Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction

Self in Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction

Monster Maker

Chancey Bellow in Monster Maker

9 Full Moons

Dimitri in 9 Full Moons

Stephen King: Shining in the Dark

Self in Stephen King: Shining in the Dark

Playback

Ernie Fontenot in Playback

Sam Peckinpah's West: Legacy of a Hollywood Renegade

Self in Sam Peckinpah's West: Legacy of a Hollywood Renegade

The Bear

Coach Thomas in The Bear

Cruise Control

in Cruise Control

Char·ac·ter

Self in Char·ac·ter

Renaldo and Clara

Lafkezio in Renaldo and Clara

Fishtail

Narrator in Fishtail

Lucky

Lucky in Lucky

Dream a Little Dream

Ike Baker in Dream a Little Dream

Cry for Me, Billy

Luke Todd in Cry for Me, Billy

Never Talk to Strangers

Max Cheski in Never Talk to Strangers

Hero's Island

Dixey Gates in Hero's Island

Fire Down Below

Cotton Harry in Fire Down Below

The Intruders

Whit Dykstra (as Dean Stanton) in The Intruders

Man Trouble

Redmond Layls in Man Trouble

The Cowboy and the Frenchman

Slim in The Cowboy and the Frenchman

A Time for Killing

Sgt. Dan Way in A Time for Killing

The French as Seen by…

(Segment "The Cowboy and the Frenchman") in The French as Seen by…

Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid

Luke in Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid

The Man from the Diners' Club

Beatnik (uncredited) in The Man from the Diners' Club

The Oldest Living Graduate

Mike in The Oldest Living Graduate

The Legendary Curse of the Hope Diamond

President Warren G. Harding in The Legendary Curse of the Hope Diamond

Carlos Spills the Beans

Rhino in Carlos Spills the Beans

Payoff

Hook in Payoff

The Open Road

Amon in The Open Road

The Big Bounce

Bob Rogers, Sr. in The Big Bounce

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

Carl Rodd in Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

Sick Of It All

Harry The News Reporter in Sick Of It All

Bukowski: Born Into This

Self in Bukowski: Born Into This

The Man Who Cried

Felix Perlman in The Man Who Cried

Ballad of the Nightingale

Jean-Paul in Ballad of the Nightingale

Midnight Blue

Eric in Midnight Blue

Pork Chop Hill

BAR Soldier (uncredited) in Pork Chop Hill

Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project

Self in Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project

Hostages

Frank Reed in Hostages

The Animal

Hunter (uncredited) in The Animal

Frank and Ava

Sheriff Lloyd in Frank and Ava

The Short Films of David Lynch

Slim in The Short Films of David Lynch

Chrystal

Pa Da in Chrystal

Motion and Emotion: The Road to 'Paris, Texas'

Self in Motion and Emotion: The Road to 'Paris, Texas'

A Dog's Best Friend

Roy Janney in A Dog's Best Friend

The Jayhawkers!

Deputy Smallwood in The Jayhawkers!

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Slave Catcher in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Tomahawk Trail

Pvt. Miller in Tomahawk Trail

Win, Place or Steal

Jack in Win, Place or Steal

The Fortune

Prisoner in Holding Cell (uncredited) in The Fortune

Lanton Mills

Lanton in Lanton Mills

Rip Van Winkle

Rip Van Winkle in Rip Van Winkle

Harry Zen Stanton

Himself in Harry Zen Stanton

Hunter Goes to Hollywood

Himself in Hunter Goes to Hollywood

Motion and Emotion: The Films of Wim Wenders

Self in Motion and Emotion: The Films of Wim Wenders

Sand

Leo in Sand

Anger Management

Blind Man (uncredited) in Anger Management

The Ransom of Red Chief

Sam in The Ransom of Red Chief

Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice

Self (archive footage) in Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice

You, Me and Dupree

Curly (uncredited) in You, Me and Dupree

Ginostra

Del Piero in Ginostra

Death Watch

Vincent Ferriman in Death Watch

Athena

Bill in Athena

Wim Wenders, Desperado

Self (archive footage) in Wim Wenders, Desperado

I Want to Live

Emmett Perkins in I Want to Live

One Hundred and One Nights

Mute Actor in Hollywood (uncredited) in One Hundred and One Nights

On Holiday

Josh the Roommate's Dad in On Holiday

Warren Oates: Across the Border

Self in Warren Oates: Across the Border

Terror in the Aisles

Brett (archive footage) (uncredited) in Terror in the Aisles

A Civil Action

Land Watcher (uncredited) in A Civil Action

This Must Be the Place

Robert Plath in This Must Be the Place

Harry Dean Stanton: Crossing Mulholland

in Harry Dean Stanton: Crossing Mulholland

Young Maverick - Dead Man's Hand

Pokey Tindle in Young Maverick - Dead Man's Hand

Blue Tiger

Smith in Blue Tiger

American Badass: A Michael Madsen Retrospective

Self in American Badass: A Michael Madsen Retrospective

The Dangerous Days Of Kiowa Jones

Jelly in The Dangerous Days Of Kiowa Jones

Escape to Sonoita

Lemon in Escape to Sonoita

Lynch 2

Self in Lynch 2

The Care Bears Movie

Brave Heart Lion (singing voice) in The Care Bears Movie

Roy Orbison and Friends: A Black and White Night

Self - Audience Member in Roy Orbison and Friends: A Black and White Night

Dig!

Self in Dig!

Walking the Mile

Self (archive footage) in Walking the Mile

Alien

Brett in Alien

TV Shows

Mannix

in Mannix

Laverne & Shirley

in Laverne & Shirley

Petticoat Junction

in Petticoat Junction

Gunsmoke

Alvy in Gunsmoke

Big Love

in Big Love

Big Love

Roman Grant in Big Love

Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Bill in Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Man with a Camera

in Man with a Camera

Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse

in Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse

Rawhide

Jess Hobson in Rawhide

Have Gun, Will Travel

in Have Gun, Will Travel

Daniel Boone

Jeb Girty in Daniel Boone

Bat Masterson

Jay Simms in Bat Masterson

Laramie

in Laramie

Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theatre

Robert MacPherson in Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theatre

The Texan

in The Texan

Johnny Ringo

Frank Brogger in Johnny Ringo

Inner Sanctum

in Inner Sanctum

The Andy Griffith Show

Proprietor in The Andy Griffith Show

Cain's Hundred

Hood in Cain's Hundred

Two and a Half Men

Himself in Two and a Half Men

E! True Hollywood Story

in E! True Hollywood Story

Combat!

Pvt. Beecham in Combat!

The Lawless Years

in The Lawless Years

The Fugitive

Randy in The Fugitive

The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin

in The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin

The High Chaparral

Johnny Faro in The High Chaparral

The Big Valley

Swain in The Big Valley

Cimarron Strip

in Cimarron Strip

Lock-Up

in Lock-Up

The Rifleman

in The Rifleman

The Guns of Will Sonnett

in The Guns of Will Sonnett

Stoney Burke

in Stoney Burke

The Walter Winchell File

in The Walter Winchell File

The Roaring 20's

in The Roaring 20's

Alice

Caterpillar in Alice

Mongo Wrestling Alliance

in Mongo Wrestling Alliance

Saturday Night Live

Self - Host in Saturday Night Live

Dead Man's Walk

Shadrach in Dead Man's Walk

Chuck

Harry in Chuck

Faerie Tale Theatre

Rip Van Winkle in Faerie Tale Theatre

Hotel Room

Moe Boca in Hotel Room

Twin Peaks

Carl Rodd in Twin Peaks

Suspicion

Bill in Suspicion

Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Lemon in Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Rawhide

Dexter in Rawhide

Rawhide

Joe Spanish in Rawhide

Gunsmoke

Harley in Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke

Leroy in Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke

Nate in Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke

Young Man in Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke

Leader in Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke

Rainey in Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke

Hodge in Gunsmoke

Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theatre

Toby - Ranch Hand in Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theatre

Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theatre

Fletcher in Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theatre

Daniel Boone

Crane in Daniel Boone

The Name of the Game

Joe Joe in The Name of the Game

Bonanza

Billy in Bonanza

Playwrights '56

in Playwrights '56

Bonanza

Stiles in Bonanza

Adam-12

Harry Fletcher in Adam-12

The Further Adventures of Ellery Queen

George Gilbert in The Further Adventures of Ellery Queen