Hollywood star Harry Dean Stanton dies aged 91

Actor appeared in dozens of films including Repo Man, Cool Hand Luke and Paris, Texas

Official trailer for 'Paris Texas' starring Harry Dean Stanton. The Veteran US actor has died at the age of 91.

 

Veteran US actor Harry Dean Stanton has died at the age of 91, his agent has said.

The actor had appeared in dozens of films including Repo Man, Cool Hand Luke and Paris, Texas, as well as the recent reboot of television’s Twin Peaks.

Stanton died peacefully at Cedars Sinai hospital in Los Angeles, his agent John Kelly said in a statement.

In a career spanning 60 years, Stanton worked with some of Hollywood’s most notable directors, including Frances Ford Coppola (The Godfather Part Two, and One From the Heart); Sam Peckinpah (Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid); Martin Scorsese (The Last Temptation of Christ); David Lynch (Wild at Heart, The Straight Story, and Inland Empire) and Ridley Scott (Alien).

Reuters