Caption: Still of Brad Dourif and Harry Dean Stanton in Wise Blood (1979)
Born: July 14, 1926
Star sign: Cancer
Height: 5' 8" (1.73 m)
Known for: Alien (1979), The Green Mile (1999), Paris, Texas (1984), The Avengers (2012)
Prolific character actor Harry Dean Stanton's drooping, weather-beaten appearance and superb acting talent have been his ticket to appearing in over 100 films, and 50 TV episodes. Stanton was born in West Irvine, Kentucky, to Ersel (Moberly), a cook, and Sheridan Harry Stanton, a barber and tobacco farmer. Stanton served as a cook in the U.S. Navy ...