Actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91


Harry Dean Stanton pictured in 2013Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption Harry Dean Stanton, pictured in 2013

Actor Harry Dean Stanton, known for his roles in films like The Godfather II, Alien and Cool Hand Luke, has died at the age of 91.

The Kentucky-born star had a career which spanned more than six decades, appearing in dozens of films, including 1984’s Paris, Texas.

More recently, he appeared in the hit HBO show Big Love, and this year’s revival of the cult classic Twin Peaks.

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He died at Cedars Sinai hospital in Los Angeles on Friday, his agent said.

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