Harry Dean Stanton: Celebrating 90 Years of Awesomeness
On October 23, Santa Monica video rental store-turned-nonprofit Vidiots bestowed the Harry Dean Stanton Award to Harry Dean Stanton. It was an unforgettable night for an unforgettable actor.
Harry Dean Stanton.
He may be one of your favorite actors, or you may be wondering who the hell he is.
You‘ve definitely seen him.
He’s acted in over 200 films, from Repo Man to Pretty in Pink to Cool Hand Luke to Wild at Heart to Alien to Paris, Texas, his only leading-role film.
Stanton is the rugged-face actor with soul-betraying eyes and firm-yet-soothing voice.
He’s the guy who always stole the show, even when he was second billed, third billed or not billed at all.
He’s the grandfather figure you’d love to grab a drink with because something about him suggests he’s one of us, the everyday man or woman.
For all of these (more…)