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Dennis Hopper

Dennis Hopper
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Birth Date

May 17, 1936


May 29, 2010


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Salt and Pepper

Eye color



5 ft 7¾ in | 172 cm


68 kg | 150 lbs

Shoe size

Not available

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

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).

Dennis Hopper Height and Weight

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Best Movies

He directed, co-wrote and starred 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 as Kansas in metafictional drama film The Last Movie (1971), for which he won the Venice Film Festival CIDALC Award.

He directed and starred 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 the 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 Best for Supporting Actor and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture 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 as Dave Hastings

True Grit (1969) Western as Moon

The American Friend (1977) neo-noir as Tom Ripley

Apocalypse Now (1979) epic psychological war as Photojournalist

Rumble Fish (1983) drama as Father

River's Edge (1986) crime drama as Feck

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986) black comedy slasher as Lieutenant 'Lefty' Enright

The Indian Runner (1991) crime drama as Caesar

True Romance (1993) romantic black comedy crime as Clifford Worley

Red Rock West (1993) neo-noir thriller as Lyle from Dallas

Waterworld (1995) post-apocalyptic action as Deacon

Basquiat (1996) biographical drama as Bruno Bischofberger

Best TV Shows

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.

He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located on 6712 Hollywood Boulevard in 2010.

He was also a prolific photographer, painter and sculptor.

He voiced Steve Scott in video game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002).

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).