Harry Dean Stanton (July 14, 1926 – September 15, 2017) was an American actor, musician, and singer. Stanton's career spanned many years, during which he appeared in such films as Cool Hand Luke; Kelly's Heroes; Dillinger; The Godfather Part II; Alien; Escape from New York; Paris, Texas; Repo Man; Pretty in Pink; The Last Temptation of Christ; Wild at Heart; The Straight Story; The Green Mile and Inland Empire.
- Harry Dean Stanton was one of Laurence James's favourite actors, so much so that he named two characters after him: Dean Cawdor, and Harry Stanton, the King of New York. (Seedling).
- In Time Nomads, Doc also starts to relate a tale where he and Harry Dean Stanton had met, however he gets confused and does not finish the tale.
- In Bloodlines, Johannes Ford mentions that he once viewed a movie (Rebel Rousers) with Harry Dean Stanton in it, and it was the worst film he'd ever seen.