BirthdayMay 17, 1936
BirthplaceDodge City, USA
Lived74
HoroscopeTaurus

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Dennis Hopper

    Full name: Dennis Hopper
    Also known as: Hopper, Dennis, Dennis Hopper
    Education: Actors Studio
    Professions: Actor, Director, Writer
    Residence: Los Angeles, California
    Nationality: American
    Occupation: Actor, director, artist

  2. Dennis Hopper Measurements

    Height: 5' 9" (1.75 m)

  3. Dennis Hopper Known for

    Speed (1994), Apocalypse Now (1979), True Romance (1993), Easy Rider (1969)

  4. Dennis Hopper Death information

    Died: Saturday, 29th of May, 2010 (Age: 74)

  5. Dennis Hopper Biography

    Dennis Lee Hopper (May 17, 1936 – May 29, 2010) was an American actor, filmmaker, photographer, and artist. As a young man, Hopper became interested in acting and eventually became a student of the Actors Studio. He made his first television appearance in 1954 and appeared in two films featuring James Dean, Rebel Without a Cause (1955) and Giant (1956). During the next ten years, Hopper appeared frequently on television in guest roles, and by the end of the 1960s had played supporting roles in several films.He directed and starred in Easy Rider (1969), winning an award at the Cannes Film Festival and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay as co-writer. Journalist Ann Hornaday wrote: "With its portrait of counterculture heroes raising their middle fingers to the uptight middle-class hypocrisies, Easy Rider became the cinematic symbol of the 1960s, a celluloid anthem to freedom, macho bravado and anti-establishment rebellion." Film critic Matthew Hays notes that "no other persona better signifies the lost idealism of the 1960s than that of Dennis Hopper."He was unable to build on his success for several years, until a featured role he played, that of the American Photojournalist in Apocalypse Now (1979), brought him attention. He subsequently appeared in Rumble Fish (1983) and The Osterman Weekend (1983), and received critical recognition for his work in Blue Velvet and Hoosiers, with the latter film garnering him an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. He directed Colors (1988), played the eponymous lead character in in Paris Trout, and played the villain in Speed (1994). He played another villain, King Koopa, in Super Mario Bros. (1993). Hopper also played heroes, such as John Canyon in Space Truckers. Hopper's later work included a leading role in the television series Crash. Hopper's last performance was filmed just before his death: The Last Film Festival, originally slated for a 2011 release. Hopper also began a prolific and acclaimed photography career in the 1960s.

  6. Dennis Hopper Family

    Spouse: Michelle Phillips

  7. Sources

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki?curid=8791
    http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000454