Fans Mourn Harry Dean Stanton’s Death: ‘He Was Incalculable’

“You were a true film legend,” a fan writes after news of actor’s death surface

Last Updated: September 15, 2017 @ 3:54 PM

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.

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.

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