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Harry Dean Stanton passes away at the age of 91

It is Cult Faction’s sad duty to report that the legendary actor Harry Dean Stanton has passed away at the age of 91 years old. The sad news was broken by his agent John S. Kelly who stated Stanton died Friday afternoon at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles of natural causes.

Stanton turned to acting following a Navy career in which he saw action in World War II and the Battle of Okinawa. Throughout his career on the big and small screen he carved out key roles in Twin Peaks, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me, AlienParis, Texas, Cool Hand Luke, Panic!, The Proud Rebel, Bat Masterson, Pork Chop Hill, Johnny Ringo, The Untouchables, Checkmate, Bonanza, Rawhide, The Wild Wild West, Gunsmoke, Adam-12, Kelly’s Heroes, The Godfather Part II, Up In Smoke, Death Watch, Private Benjamin, Escape From New York, Repo Man, Pretty in Pink, Red Dawn, Slam Dance, Stars and Bras, Wild at Heart, The Straight Story, The Green Mile, Anger Management, Alpha Dog, Avengers Assemble, Seven Psychopaths, and Getting On.

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