Image of Harry Dean Stanton

Harry Dean Stanton

1926-07-14 West Irvine, Kentucky, USA

Image of Harry Dean Stanton


Harry Dean Stanton (July 14, 1926 - September 15, 2017) was an American actor, musician, and singer. Stanton's career spanned over fifty years, which saw him star in such films as Cool Hand Luke, Kelly's Heroes, Dillinger, Alien, Repo Man, The Last Temptation of Christ, Wild at Heart, The Green Mile and The Pledge. In the late 2000s, he played a recurring role in the HBO television series Big Love. Mr. Stanton died on September 15, 2017. He was 91.


American Badass: A Michael Madsen Retrospective self 2022-08-15
Wim Wenders, Desperado Self (archive footage) 2020-07-16
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice (archive footage) 2019-09-06
Frank and Ava Sheriff Lloyd 2018-12-07
Lucky Lucky 2017-09-29
Sick Of It All Harry The News Reporter 2017-01-17
Carlos Spills the Beans Rhino 2014-01-03
Fishtail Narrator 2014-04-17
9 Full Moons Dimitri 2013-06-06
The Last Stand Mr. Parson 2013-01-12
The Avengers Security Guard 2012-04-25
Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction Self 2012-09-05
Seven Psychopaths Man in Hat 2012-10-12
Char·ac·ter Self 2012-11-30
This Must Be the Place Robert Plath 2011-08-24
Rango Balthazar (voice) 2011-03-02
Harry Dean Stanton: Crossing Mulholland 2011-02-11
On Holiday Josh the Roommate's Dad 2010-03-02
Athena Bill 2010-04-21
The Open Road Amon 2009-02-07
Being Michael Madsen Himself 2007-09-28
Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project Himself 2007-10-13
The Good Life Gus 2007-01-18
Alpha Dog Cosmo Gadabeeti 2006-01-27
Alien Autopsy Harvey 2006-04-07
Inland Empire Freddie Howard 2006-09-06
You, Me and Dupree Curly (uncredited) 2006-07-13
Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride 2006-12-12
Harry Zen Stanton Himself 2006-01-24
The Wendell Baker Story Skip Summers 2005-08-03
The Big Bounce Bob Rogers, Sr. 2004-01-30
Chrystal Pa Da 2004-02-26
Sam Peckinpah's West: Legacy of a Hollywood Renegade Self 2004-07-25
Anger Management Blind Man (uncredited) 2003-04-11
Hunter Goes to Hollywood Himself 2003-01-01
The Beast Within: Making 'Alien' Self 2003-12-02
Ginostra Del Piero 2003-01-29
Bukowski: Born Into This Himself 2003-01-18
Sonny Henry 2002-10-26
The Short Films of David Lynch Slim 2002-06-01
The Animal Hunter (uncredited) 2001-06-01
The Pledge Floyd Cage 2001-01-19
The Man Who Cried Felix Perlman 2000-08-29
Sand Leo 2000-01-02
Ballad of the Nightingale 1999-05-07
The Green Mile Toot-Toot 1999-12-10
Stephen King: Shining in the Dark 1999-09-09
The Straight Story Lyle Straight, Alvin's Brother 1999-10-15
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Judge 1998-05-22
A Civil Action Land Watcher (uncredited) 1998-12-25
The Mighty Grim 1998-06-01
She's So Lovely Tony 'Shorty' Russo 1997-08-29
Midnight Blue Eric 1997-04-21
Fire Down Below Cotton Harry 1997-09-05
Down Periscope Lt. Howard 1996-03-01
Playback Ernie Fontenot 1996-09-21
Les Cent et Une Nuits de Simon Cinéma Un acteur muet à Hollywood (complete version) (uncredited) 1995-01-25
Never Talk to Strangers Max Cheski 1995-10-20
Against the Wall Hal 1994-03-26
Blue Tiger Smith 1994-04-03
Warren Oates: Across the Border Self 1993-01-01
Cruise Control 1992-10-01
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me Carl Rodd 1992-06-03
Man Trouble Redmond Layls 1992-07-17
Hostages Frank Reed 1992-09-23
Payoff Hook 1991-01-10
Motion and Emotion: The Films of Wim Wenders Self 1990-04-25
The Fourth War Gen. Hackworth 1990-03-08
Wild at Heart Johnnie Farragut 1990-08-17
Motion and Emotion: The Road to Paris, Texas Self 1990-04-25
Twister Cleveland 1989-06-01
Monster Maker Chancey Bellow 1989-01-23
Dream a Little Dream Ike Baker 1989-03-03
Stars & Bars Loomis Gage 1988-03-18
Mr. North Henry Simmons 1988-07-22
Les Gaulois Slim 1988-01-01
Les Français vus par (Segment "The Cowboy and the Frenchman") 1988-10-26
The Cowboy and the Frenchman Slim 1988-01-01
The Last Temptation of Christ Paulus 1988-05-28
Slam Dance Det. Benjamin Smiley 1987-10-02
Rip Van Winkle Rip Van Winkle 1987-03-23
Pretty in Pink Jack Walsh 1986-02-28
One Magic Christmas Gideon 1985-11-22
Fool for Love Old Man 1985-12-06
UFOria Brother Bud Sanders 1985-10-01
Repo Man Bud 1984-02-20
Red Dawn Mr. Eckert 1984-08-10
The Bear Coach Thomas 1984-01-01
Paris, Texas Travis Henderson 1984-08-23
Terror in the Aisles Brett (archive footage) (uncredited) 1984-10-26
I Want to Live Emmett Perkins 1983-05-09
Christine Rudolph Junkins 1983-05-11
One from the Heart Moe 1982-02-11
Young Doctors in Love Dr. Oliver Ludwig 1982-07-16
Escape from New York Harold 'Brain' Helman 1981-05-23
The Oldest Living Graduate Mike 1980-04-07
La Mort en direct Vincent Ferriman 1980-01-23
Private Benjamin 1st Sgt. Jim Ballard 1980-10-06
The Black Marble Philo Skinner 1980-03-07
Flatbed Annie & Sweetie Pie: Lady Truckers C.W. Douglas 1979-02-10
Wise Blood Asa Hawks 1979-10-24
Alien Samuel Elias Brett 1979-05-25
The Rose Billy Ray 1979-11-07
Renaldo and Clara Lafkezio 1978-01-25
Straight Time Jerry Schue 1978-03-18
The Missouri Breaks Calvin 1976-05-19
The Fortune Prisoner in Holding Cell (uncredited) 1975-05-20
Farewell, My Lovely Billy Rolfe 1975-08-08
Win, Place or Steal Jack 1975-02-01
92 in the Shade Carter 1975-08-22
Rafferty and the Gold Dust Twins Billy Winston 1975-02-02
Rancho Deluxe Curt 1975-03-14
The Legendary Curse of the Hope Diamond President Warren G. Harding 1975-03-27
The Ransom of Red Chief Sam 1975-11-01
Cockfighter Jack Burke 1974-08-01
The Godfather Part II F.B.I. Man #1 1974-12-20
Where the Lilies Bloom Kiser Pease 1974-04-10
Zandy's Bride Songer 1974-05-19
Dillinger Homer Van Meter 1973-07-20
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid Luke 1973-05-23
Cisco Pike Jesse Dupre 1972-01-14
Cry for Me, Billy Luke Todd 1972-08-01
Two-Lane Blacktop Oklahoma Hitchhiker 1971-07-07
Rebel Rousers Randolph Halverson 1970-04-01
The Intruders Whit Dykstra (as Dean Stanton) 1970-11-10
Kelly's Heroes Pvt. Willard 1970-01-01
Lanton Mills Lanton 1969-11-03
The Mini-Skirt Mob Spook 1968-05-23
Day of the Evil Gun Sergeant Parker 1968-03-01
The Hostage Eddie (as Dean Stanton) 1967-10-23
Cool Hand Luke Tramp 1967-06-22
A Time for Killing Sgt. Dan Way 1967-08-01
Ride in the Whirlwind Blind Dick 1966-10-23
The Dangerous Days Of Kiowa Jones Jelly 1966-12-25
The Man from the Diners' Club Beatnik (uncredited) 1963-04-17
Hero's Island Dixey Gates 1962-09-16
How the West Was Won Gant Henchman 1962-10-01
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Slave Catcher 1960-07-21
Pork Chop Hill BAR Soldier (uncredited) 1959-05-29
The Jayhawkers! Deputy Smallwood (uncredited) 1959-10-15
A Dog's Best Friend Roy Janney 1959-12-20
The Proud Rebel Jeb Burleigh 1958-07-01
Revolt at Fort Laramie Rinty 1957-03-01
Tomahawk Trail Pvt. Miller (as Dean Stanton) 1957-02-01
The Wrong Man Department of Corrections Employee (uncredited) 1956-12-22
Young Maverick - Dead Man's Hand Pokey Tindle