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Born: July 14, 1926 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: West Irvine, Kentucky, USA Profession: Cast ...
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"After all these years, I finally got the part I wanted to play. If I never did another film after 'Paris, Texas' I'd be happy." --Harry Dean Stanton in press kit for "Dream a Little Dream"

"I think younger actors have it better today. I think that, traditionally, actors have been second class citizens on a lot of levels. However, since the breakup of the major studios, things have started loosening up ... today's young actors have more freedom." --Harry Dean Stanton

"I made it a point not to graduate [from college]. I thought that was a positive, independent kind of statement. I never liked being ordered around--which, of course, was an overreaction. I eventually found out that I didn't mind being ordered around at all when it was by someone who knew what he was doing." --Harry Dean Stanton in a 1986 interview in The New York Times Magazine.

"I sure wish I had matured earlier. There was such a long period in my life when I was struggling to bloom, and, as a result, I did a lot of stupid things ... To put it mildly, I was just a very late bloomer. It was Eastern mysticism that began to help me. Alan Watt's books on Zen Buddhism were a very strong influence. Taoism and Lao-tse, I read much of, along with the works of Krishnamurti. And I studied tai chi, the martial arts which is about centering oneself." --Harry Dean Stanton in a 1986 interview in The New York Times Magazine.

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