Hollywood Pays Tribute to Harry Dean Stanton

Harry Dean Stanton died of natural causes at the age of 91

Harry Dean Stanton passed away on Friday, September 15 at the Cedars-Sinai hospital in Los Angeles, of "natural death", said his agent to the site People.

Stanton's career spanned more than 50 years in such films as Alien, Wild at Heart, Escape from New York, Pretty in Pink, Red Dawn, and Wim Wenders' iconic and enduring masterpiece, Paris, Texas.

For decades Stanton lived in a small, disheveled house overlooking the San Fernando Valley, and was a fixture at the West Hollywood landmark Dan Tana's. "Loads of love to wherever you are now!"

Author Stephen King, whose book Christine and story "The Green Mile", were made into movies starring Stanton, called the actor "great", while Olivia Wilde, the actress who appeared with Stanton in Alpha Dogs, recalled that he was the "definition of cool". Stanton would make some sizeable television appearances as well, including that of Roman Grant on HBO's Big Love, not to mention recently reprising his Twin Peaks role as Carl Rodd on the series revival from Showtime this year. His last performance was in the movie Lucky.

Hollywood has lost one of its stars, Harry Dean Stanton is off this Friday. Stanton was even the best man at Nicholson's 1962 wedding to Sandra Knight.

Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction (2012), Lynch asked Stanton how he would like it to be remembered.

He was a cook on board a ship during the battle of Okinawa in 1945 during his US Navy service in World War Two.

Stanton would encounter breakthrough mainstream success in 1984's Paris, Texas playing a amnesiac named Travis who tries to connect with his brother, played by Dean Stockwell. "I don't care", replied actor.

Stanton was known for his quirky characterizations in an acting career that dated to the mid-1950s.

Although the prolific actor worked with several popular directors from the industry, including David Lynch, Alfred Hitchcock, John Huston and Martin Scorsese, he was never nominated for any principal acting awards.

Actor Shawn Doyle, who acted with Stanton in "Big Love", tweeted a tribute to the actor.

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.

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