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‘The Avengers’ (2012)

The actor pops up in a comedic cameo as a gobsmacked security guard who can’t believe his eyes when the Hulk falls out of the sky and transforms into Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo).

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Harry Dean Stanton (1926-2017): His most memorable roles

Marcus Errico
Deputy Editor, Yahoo Entertainment

Harry Dean Stanton, the sardonic, iconoclastic actor whose off-kilter presence enlivened films and TV series ranging from The Avengers to Pretty in Pink to Big Love, died Sept. 15 at age 91. A character actor and occasional leading man for nearly seven decades, Stanton stayed active into old age, recently appearing in Showtime’s Twin Peaks revival. Here’s a look at his greatest roles.