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Dies the actor Harry Dean Stanton at the age of 91

The interpreter face sullen and expressionless, he worked with Ford Coppola, Scorsese, Lynch, and Wenders, among others

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Dies the actor Harry Dean Stanton at the age of 91

The interpreter face sullen and expressionless, he worked with Ford Coppola, Scorsese, Lynch, and Wenders, among ors

Harry Dean Stanton, one of actors american veterans, died this Friday in Los Angeles of natural causes. Stanton worked, over 60 years, for some of most renowned directors of Hollywood like Francis Ford Coppola in The Godfar:Part II; Wim Wenders in Paris, Texas; Sam Peckinpah in Pat Garrett and Billy The Kid; Martin Scorsese in The last temptation of Christ, and Ridley Scott in Alien. The actor passed away at age of 91 in hospital Cedars Sinai of californian city, as confirmed by his agent, John Kelly, in a statement.

Stanton has participated in more than 70 films and several or television series, including Twin Peaks, David Lynch. Stanton was one of his favourite actors. Directed him in Wild at heart, Inland Empire and The Straight Story, response of filmmaker at critics who claimed that Lynch could not tell a story in a simple way. Stanton returned to work with Lynch in new season of fiction about disappearance of Laura Palmer done for Showtime.

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The actor, originally from Kentucky, is also famous for his interpretation of Travis Henderson in Paris, Texas, lone outcast, written by Sam Shepard adapted into a film by German director Wim Wenders. Stanton died less than two months after Shepard, a playwright, 73-year-old with whom he had a close relationship. The own Shepard described it in a documentary recent style languid, which made Stanton an actor memorable. “It's one of those actors who knows that his face is part of story,” said novelist and actor at Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction (2012).

The long face, inexpressive and morose of this actor was one of his traits more noticeable. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Stanton said that he had received one of most important tips of her career of Jack Nicholson. The protagonist of The Shining, he said: “Let costume do work and just be yourself”. Both actors came in to a good friendship and became part of a group of rebels in Hollywood of 60s with Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper, protagonists of Easy Rider. Stanton joked that roles most successful Hopper had been declined by him (Blue Velvet and Hoosiers).

Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction (2012), Lynch asked Stanton how he would like it to be remembered. “I don't care,” replied actor.

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