Actor Harry Dean Stanton dead at 91, agent says

Harry Dean Stanton, a character actor known for his roles in "Godfather II," "Alien," "Pretty In Pink" and others, has died. His agent, John S. Kelly, confirmed the news to The Associated Press.

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Stanton died at age 91 Friday at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, according to TMZ.

Variety reported that the actor died of natural causes. His latest film, "Lucky," is set for release on Sept. 29.

Former co-stars and others have begun expressing condolences on Twitter.

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