Legendary actor, Dennis Hopper, was born Dennis Lee Hopper on May 17, 1936 in Dodge City, KS. Hopper died at the age of 74 on May 29, 2010 in Venice Beach, CA and was laid to rest in Jesus Nazareno Cemetery in Ranchos de Taos, Taos County, NM.
MINI BIO:Light-haired, sharp-featured American actor, distantly related to Hedda and William Hopper. Began as bad brothers and whining, wild-eyed psychopaths, then graduated to hippie heroes. Took the world by storm with Easy Rider and, although his pet project The Last Movie was less successful, he scored a directing hit with Colors in 1987. Oscar nominee for Hoosiers. In the 1990s, a series of sadistic, eye-catching villains brought his career full circle. Five times married. (Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Film Stars).
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Although Hopper was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.
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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.
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