Dennis Hopper

Dennis Hopper

Age74Born on17 May 1936 in Dodge City, Kansas, USAdied29 May 2010
Dennis Lee Hopper (May 17, 1936 – May 29, 2010) was an American actor, filmmaker 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 10 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. "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 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) and played the villain in Speed (1994). 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, slated for a 2011 release. Hopper was also a prolific and acclaimed photographer, a profession he began in the 1960s. ​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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guest Roles

The Daily Show
Episode 13x99
2008
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Episode 06x80
2008
Entourage
Episode 04x03
2007
The Graham Norton Show
Episode 01x18
2007
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Episode 03x82
2005
The Crow: Stairway to Heaven
Episode 00x05
2005
Las Vegas
Episode 01x16
2004
24
Episode 01x24
2002
24
Episode 01x23
2002
24
Episode 01x22
2002
24
Episode 01x21
2002
24
Episode 01x20
2002
E! True Hollywood Story
Episode 04x48
2000
E! True Hollywood Story
Episode 03x14
1999
King of the Hill
Episode 01x04
1997
Inside the Actors Studio
Episode 01x07
1995
Saturday Night Live
Episode 16x06
1990
Saturday Night Live
Episode 12x20
1987
The Big Valley
Episode 03x13
1967
Combat!
Episode 05x22
1967
Gunsmoke
Episode 10x18
1965
Bonanza
Episode 05x31
1964
The Lieutenant
Episode 01x21
1964
Petticoat Junction
Episode 01x16
1964
The Greatest Show on Earth
Episode 01x12
1963
The Twilight Zone
Episode 04x04
1963
Barbara Stanwyck Show
Episode 01x12
1960
The Millionaire
Episode 06x26
1960
The Rifleman
Episode 01x30
1959
The Rifleman
Episode 01x01
1958
Cheyenne
Episode 02x09
1957
Cheyenne
Episode 01x11
1956
Cheyenne
Episode 01x06
1956
Medic
Episode 01x14
1955