American actor of filmtelevision Harry Dean Stanton.
Stanton was born in West Irvine, Kentucky, the son of Ersel (née Moberly), a hair dresser,Sheridan Harry Stanton, a tobacco farmerbarber. His parents divorced when Stanton was in high schoollater re-married. He has two younger brothers, ArchieRalph,a younger half-brother, Stan. Stanton attended the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky, where he studied journalismradio arts. He also studied at the Pasadena Playhouse in Pasadena, California, where his classmates included his friends, Tyler MacDuffDana Andrews.