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[on his role in Paris, Texas
(1984)] The whole film evolved on a very organic level. It almost had a documentary feel to it. It wasn't odd to be in the lead, I took the same approach as I would to any other part. I play myself as totally as I possibly can. My own Harry Dean Stanton act . . . I don't know whatever happened to Travis. I'd say . . . it's me. Still searching for liberation, or ...
Prior to 1971, he was credited in films and on TV as Dean Stanton so as to avoid any confusion with character actor Harry Stanton
, both of whom would appear together in a 1969 episode of Petticoat Junction
(1963). Harry Dean Stanton later co-starred in The Green Mile
(1999), which has a character named Dean Stanton.