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Dennis Hopper

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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

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’.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


They had a daughter named Ruthanna Hopper, born in 1974


He married psychologist and actress, Daria Halprin, in 1972


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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