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Dennis Hopper

Actor
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Net worth 2018: $3 Million
Industry: Photographers
Residence: Venice, Los Angeles, California, United States
Country: United States
BirthDay: 17 May 1936
Sigh: Gemini
Died On: May 29, 2010
Height: 1.75 m
Education: Helix High School
BIOGRAPHY

Dennis Hopper was bornon 17 May 1936 in Venice, Los Angeles, California, United States, American, is Actor. Dennis Hopper was an American actor, director photographer and artist. Born in Kansas, he studied acting during childhood and went on to start his career with minor roles in films. His first major break in his career was ‘Easy Rider’ in which he was also the director and co-writer. His performances have earned him several awards at prominent platforms like the Cannes Film Festival and National Society of Film Critics Awards. Apart from feature films, he was also active in television, documentaries and voice acting. Alongside acting, Dennis Hopper was also passionate about photography, poems and painting, which he began working on in the 1960s. His works have been displayed in several prestigious galleries and museum around the world including the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg and the Australian Centre for the Moving Image in Melbourne. At the age of 74, he lost his battle to cancer and died at his home in California. His biography was released posthumously by HarperCollins titled ‘Hopper: A Journey into the American Dream’.

TIMELINE
2013

In 2013, publisher HarperCollins released a biography on him by writer Tom Folsom titled ‘Hopper: A Journey into the American Dream’

2011

The 2011 film ‘Restless’ starring by son, Henry Hopper, was also dedicated to him

2010

He died at his home in Los Angeleson 29 May 2010, at the age of 74

2009

In September 2009, he was admitted at a Manhattan hospital and reportedly treated for dehydration

2008

In 2008, he was part of the drama series ‘Crash’

2004

Movies that he was a part include: ‘The Keeper’ (2004) and ‘10th& Wolf’ (2006)

2002

He made several cameos as in ‘24’ (2002) as well as regular appearances as in ‘E-Ring’ (2005)

2000

In the 2000s, he began taking up acting roles in television and feature films

1996

In 1996, he married Victoria Duff and had a daughter named Galen Grier Hopper (born in 2003)

1994

He played the villain role in ‘Speed’ (1994) against Keanu Reeves

1990

In the early 1990s, he in association with sports brand Nike appeared in a series of television commercials

1989

In 1989, he married actress and ballet dancer, Katherine LaNasa, and they had a son named Henry Lee Hopper, born in 1990

1988

In 1988, he directed crime film ‘Colors’, depicting gang life and gang violence

1986

In 1986, his role as villain in ‘Blue Velvet’ earned much critical acclaim

1983

During the time, he appeared in films like ‘Rumble Fish’ (1983) and ‘The Osterman Weekend’ (1983)

1980

He earned much appreciation for his direction and acting skills in the film ‘Out of the Blue’ (1980)

1974

They had a daughter named Ruthanna Hopper, born in 1974

1972

He married psychologist and actress, Daria Halprin, in 1972

1971

In 1971, he was part of the drama film ‘The Last Movie’

1970

Dennis Hopper was known to be among the most notorious drug addicts of Hollywood during the 1970s and 1980s

1969

His greatest success on screen was the release of the road movie ‘Easy Rider’ (1969)

1967

In 1967, he appeared in a supporting role in the film’ Cool Hand Luke’

1965

In 1965, he restarted his career with a role in John Wayne’s ‘The Sons of Katie Elder’

1962

The couple had a daughter Marin Hopper (born in 1962)

1961

Two years later, in 1961, he played the lead role in the supernatural thriller ‘Night tide’

1960

He was known for his portraits and in the 1960s he worked for Vogue and other magazines

1959

In 1959, he moved to New York to study Method acting under Lee Strasberg at the Actors Studio

1955

He made his debut in Hollywood with minor roles like ‘Rebel without a Cause’ (1955) and ‘Giant’ (1956)

1954

His first role is said to be an unaccredited role in the feature film ‘Johnny Guitar’ (1954)

1950

Dennis Hopper began his career in acting during the early 1950s

1936

Dennis Hopper was born on 17 May 1936 in Dodge City, Kansas, to James Milliard Hopper and Majorjie Mae

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