Legendary actor Harry Dean Stanton has passed away at the age of 91.
The Godfather II star died peacefully in hospital, and will be remembered for his outstanding work in the industry, with a career spanning more than six decades.
His first film role was in The Wrong Man in 1956, and he went on to star in a long list of productions, including Pretty In Pink, Repo Man and more recently,Twin Peaks: The Return.
Social media has been flooded with tributes to the late actor.
The Alien family mourns the loss of Harry Dean Stanton. May you rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/iAw2VcK2Uw— Alien: Covenant (@AlienAnthology) September 16, 2017
RIP Harry Dean Stanton. This was one of the most uncomfortable hours of my life & I cherish the memory of it. pic.twitter.com/Ad9IZa1kMa— Paul F. Tompkins (@PFTompkins) September 16, 2017
Just lost my friend of the past 45 years. Harry Dean Stanton. My heart is broken, but at 91...a life well lived.— Ed Begley, Jr. (@edbegleyjr) September 16, 2017
"We live in a joy-denying culture. They want no fun! I've been smoking and drinking every day for 75 years and I'm fine"— Rob Schneider (@RobSchneider) September 16, 2017
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