Actor who appeared in such character-driven movies as Repo Man and Paris, Texas. His other credits include The Last Temptation of Christ, Alien, Wild at Heart, The Straight Story, and The Green Mile.
He attended and trained at the Pasadena Playhouse alongside classmates Dana Andrews and Tyler MacDuff.
He had a recurring role on the HBO series Big Love.
His father was Sheridan Harry Dean Stanton, a tobacco farmer.
He appeared in the Bob Dylan music video for the song, "Dreaming of You."