May 17, 1936
May 29, 2010
Salt and Pepper
5 ft 7¾ in | 172 cm
68 kg | 150 lbs
Dennis Lee Hopper was born in Dodge City, Kansas, United States, on May 17, 1936, was an American actor.
Young Dennis Hopper first started performing in school theater productions.
He made big screen debut in coming-of-age drama film Rebel Without a Cause (1995) in role as Goon.
He got his television debut in CBS anthology drama series Cavalcade of America (1954) in episode "A Medal for Miss Walker".
Dennis's breakthrough performance came as Billy in road drama film Easy Rider (1969).
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He directed, co-wrote and starred in role as Billy in road drama film Easy Rider (1969), for which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and a Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Feature Film also won the Cannes Film Festival Award for Best First Work.
He directed and starred in role as Kansas in metafictional drama film The Last Movie (1971), for which he won the Venice Film Festival CIDALC Award.
He directed and starred in role as Don Barnes in drama film Out of the Blue (1980), for which was nominated for the Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or.
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor and won a National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Frank Booth in neo-noir mystery thriller film Blue Velvet (1986).
He was nominated for the Academy Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Shooter in sports film Hoosiers (1986).
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie for his role as Paris Trout in drama film Paris Trout (1991).
He won the MTV Movie Award for Best Villain for his role as Howard Payne in action thriller film Speed (1994).
The Sons of Katie Elder (1965) Western opposite John Wayne and Dean Martin
True Grit (1969) Western with John Wayne and Glen Campbell
The American Friend (1977) neo-noir opposite Bruno Ganz and Lisa Kreuzer
Apocalypse Now (1979) epic psychological war with Marlon Brando, Martin Sheen and Robert Duvall
Rumble Fish (1983) drama opposite Matt Dillon and Diane Lane
River's Edge (1986) crime drama with Crispin Glover and Keanu Reeves
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986) black comedy slasher opposite Bill Johnson and Bill Moseley
The Indian Runner (1991) crime drama with David Morse and Viggo Mortensen
True Romance (1993) romantic black comedy crime opposite Christian Slater and Patricia Arquette
Red Rock West (1993) neo-noir thriller with Nicolas Cage and Lara Flynn Boyle
Waterworld (1995) post-apocalyptic action opposite Kevin Costner and Jeanne Tripplehorn
Basquiat (1996) biographical drama with Jeffrey Wright and Benicio del Toro
He was nominated for the OFTA Television Award for Best Guest Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Victor Drazen in Fox action drama television series 24 (2002).
He played Col. Eli McNulty in NBC military drama television series E-Ring (2005-2006).
He portrayed Ben Cendars in Starz drama series Crash (2008-2009).
Attended the Kansas City Art Institute and Helix High School.
Studied at Old Globe Theatre in San Diego and the Actors Studio in New York City.
Had two brothers, Marvin and David.
Had English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh and Dutch ancestry.
Received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6712 Hollywood Boulevard in 2010.
He was also a prolific photographer, painter and sculptor.
Dennis died on May 29, 2010, Venice, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 74.
He was married to:
Victoria Duffy (1996-2010) they had a daughter, Galen Grier Hopper
Katherine LaNasa (1989-1992) they had a son, Henry Lee Hopper
Daria Halprin (1972-1976) they had a daughter, Ruthanna Hopper
Michelle Phillips (1970)
Brooke Hayward (1961-1969) they had a daughter, Marin Hopper
He dated Tuesday Weld (1959-1960) and Natalie Wood (1955).