Harry Dean Stanton in the Green Mile | 1999

Clip Name: Electric Chair Rehearsal


Harry Dean Stanton in the Green Mile | 1999

Starring: Tom Hanks, David Morse and Bonnie Hunt
Directed by: Frank Darabont
About this actor

Harry Dean Stanton (born July 14, 1926) is an American actor of film and television. Stanton was born in West Irvine, Kentucky, the son of Ersel (née Moberly), a hair dresser, and Sheridan Harry Stanton, a tobacco farmer and barber. His parents divorced when Stanton was in high school and later re-married. He has two younger brothers, Archie and Ralph, and a younger half-brother, Stan. Stanton attended the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky, where he studied journalism and radio arts. He also studied at the Pasadena Playhouse in Pasadena, California, where his classmates included his friends, Tyler MacDuff and Dana Andrews. Stanton is a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He served as a cook aboard an LST during the Battle of Okinawa. Stanton has appeared in both indie and cult films (Two-Lane Blacktop, Cockfighter, Escape from New York, Repo Man), as well as many mainstream Hollywood productions, including Cool Hand Luke, The Godfather Part II, Alien, Red Dawn, Pretty in...

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