Fans Mourn Harry Dean Stanton’s Death: ‘He Was Incalculable’
Friday, 15 September 2017 Messages of condolences flooded social media as soon as reports surfaced that Harry Dean Stanton had passed away at the age of 91.
“Harry Dean Stanton… No list of credits can account for him… he was incalculable,” one user tweeted shortly after the news, while another wrote, “Harry Dean Stanton was a legend.”
The actor died Friday afternoon at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles.
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Dean Stanton worked consistently in television and film beginning in 1954 with a role in the series “Inner Sanctum.”
His IMDB page lists almost 200 acting credits. Some of his best known roles include ones in “Alien,” “The Green Mile,” “Pretty in Pink,” and many more. He most recently returned to work with David Lynch on “Twin Peaks: The Return,” where he reprised his role of Carl Rodd. Another one of his final performances will be in “Lucky,” where he’ll star as a 90-year-old atheist. He’ll be starring alongside Lynch.
See below for reactions.
Compulsion – The Straight Story – Paris Texas. RIP Harry Dean Stanton. pic.twitter.com/wynPGiOtTz
— JA Bayona (@FilmBayona) September 15, 2017
RIP Harry Dean Stanton, who lived quite a life. Because the life of a Repo Man is always intense.
— Chris Miller (@chrizmillr) September 15, 2017
RIP to the legendary Harry Dean Stanton. Impossible to cover his legacy in brief but here's a few favs: 'Alien', 'Paris Texas', 'Repo Man'. pic.twitter.com/tKglu0Bemv
— edgarwright (@edgarwright) September 15, 2017
..Actor Harry Dean Stanton has died at the age of 91. Fantastic character actor in numerous movies and tv series. RIP pic.twitter.com/y3Iafm9jpp
— Mark Weber (@web61) September 15, 2017
Glad we got to see Harry Dean Stanton return as Carl Rodd. Another great #TwinPeaks actor gone. Rest In Peace pic.twitter.com/aj3W8g8tzA
— Jawshwa95 (@Jawshwa95) September 15, 2017
RIP Harry Dean Stanton. True L.A. Legend, got his start at the Pasadena Playhouse. pic.twitter.com/GX3lcOKeQN
— L.A. TACO ???????? (@LATACO) September 15, 2017
Harry Dean Stanton was a legend. Always tickled me that this gruff scarecrow of a man voiced Braveheart Lion in THE CARE BEARS MOVIE. #RIP
— Geoff LaTulippe (@DrGMLaTulippe) September 15, 2017
Harry Dean Stanton… No list of credits can account for him… he was incalculable.
— FILM/TRUMP CRIT HULK (@FilmCritHULK) September 15, 2017
NOOOOO! Another legend leaves us. RIP to the GREAT #HarryDeanStanton. Ugh… this sucks! pic.twitter.com/89VbP5u2zY
— Jordan Ross (@TheJordanRoss) September 15, 2017
Harry Dean Stanton lived exactly the life he wanted to. I'm sad he's gone but so thankful he shared himself with us
— Scout Tafoya (@Honors_Zombie) September 15, 2017
Sad to hear of the passing of Harry Dean Stanton. He was always brilliant in every role. Too many films to counthttps://t.co/TqQR8TTp13
— Brian O'Halloran (@BrianCOHalloran) September 15, 2017
Harry Dean Stanton could get all of three minutes of screen time and steal that entire movie from your favorite. He was that good.
— Natrill (@NatAnglin) September 15, 2017
Man, RIP Harry Dean Stanton, who kept doing great, diverse work all the way till the end.
— NIco (@oddxnico) September 15, 2017
harry dean stanton fucking owned. ain't no more to ithttps://t.co/jcduQEgiVQ
— Mike (@MikeOdenthal) September 15, 2017
I, like many others, was looking forward to Harry Dean Stanton outliving me. Very sad to hear about his passing.
— olive (@oohlivvyarr) September 15, 2017
I'm devastated! R.I.P. Harry Dean Stanton. You were a true film legend! https://t.co/Bqv8yXUCcy
— Sean Neptune (@SeanNeptune) September 15, 2017
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Harry Dean Stanton is no longer with us as of Friday, but the Harry Dean Stanton Fest will go on, the annual event’s founder told TheWrap on Monday.
“We will be proceeding with the festival as scheduled. In fact, it feels more important to do so now than ever. Usually we celebrate his work, but...