Dennis Hopper
Dennis Hopper

Gender

Male

Known Credits

15

Dennis Hopper

Date of Birth: May 17, 1936

Birthplace: Dodge City - Kansas - USA

 

 

Biography

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.

Known For

Filmography

Elegy

Elegy

as George O'Hearn

2008

Land of the Dead

Land of the Dead

as Kaufman

2005

Ticker

Ticker

as

2001

Chasers

Chasers

as Doggie

2000

Jesus' Son

Jesus' Son

as Bill

1999

EDtv

EDtv

as Henry 'Hank' Pekurny

1999

Speed

Speed

as Howard Payne

1994

True Romance

True Romance

as Clifford Worley

1993

Straight to Hell

Straight to Hell

as I.G. Farben

1987

River's Edge

River's Edge

as Feck

1987

Black Widow

Black Widow

as Ben Dumers

1987

Blue Velvet

Blue Velvet

as Frank Booth

1986

My Science Project

My Science Project

as Bob Roberts

1985

Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now

as Photojournalist

1979

The American Friend

The American Friend

as Tom Ripley

1977