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Dies Harry Dean Stanton, the protagonist of 'Paris, Texas' icon and David Lynch

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Dies Harry Dean Stanton, the protagonist of 'Paris, Texas' icon and David Lynch

Leave a movie without brand new, 'Lucky', that will see light at end of month

The actor racked up countless papers cast

The american actor Harry Dean Stanton, who starred in tape of worship 'Paris, Texas' and was a regular collaborator of David Lynch, has died at age of 91 in a hospital in Los Angeles.

Stanton, an artist of very long and highly praised career, leaves a film without brand-new, 'Lucky', which will be released in united States at end of this month and according to critics contains one of best performances of his career.

Harry Dean Stanton was born in 1926 in West Irvine, in state of Kentucky, and was a cook for u.s. troops in Second World War.

on his return To united States, Stanton studied at University of Kentucky before moving to California to launch his career in performance.

For years accumulated countless papers cast, which in end become his speciality, and he had to wait until decade of 80, as a artist veteran, to get role players that earned him great recognition from public.

Thus, German filmmaker Wim Wenders we signed up to star in 'Paris, Texas," that won Golden Palm at Cannes film Festival for your reflection stopped, and melancholy from a man who wanders desert with no memory of who he is.

'Paris, Texas' had a script of recently deceased, Sam Shepard, and with a memorable soundtrack of Ry Cooder.

With a face sharp and mysterious but with a powerful presence on screen, Stanton participated in or tapes, with roles more or less secondary, as 'Alien' (1979), Ridley Scott; 'Rescue in New York' (1981), John Carpenter; 'The girl in pink' (1986), written by John Hughes; and 'The last temptation of Christ' (1988), Martin Scorsese.

As an actor, Stanton, was also put to orders of or renowned filmmakers such as Paolo Sorrentino ('somewhere to stay', 2011), Francis Ford Coppola's ('The godfar II', 1974; 'Hit heart', 1981), Sam Peckinpah ('Pat Garrett and Billy Kid', 1973) or Frank Darabont ('The green mile', 1999).

In any case, David Lynch was one of directors that required ir services so assiduous.

So, Stanton had intervened on his films 'wild Heart' (1990), 'Twin Peaks: diary of Laura Palmer' (1992), 'A true story' (1999) and "Inland Empire (2006), as well as in third season of series 'Twin Peaks', which premiered this year.

In same sense, ir roles on small screen include series "Gunsmoke" and "Big Love".

In 2012, presented documentary "Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction" by Sophie Huber, that recount career of an actor who may have not shone as a star of Hollywood but whose work and talent were highly respected within american cinema.

Stanton, who was a friend of Jack Nicholson and Bob Dylan, highlighted also in world of music as a renowned guitarist and singer.


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