Dennis Hopper
Dennis Hopper

Gender

Male

Known Credits

29

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

The Sky is Falling

The Sky is Falling

as Chicken

2013

Elegy

Elegy

as George O'Hearn

2008

Swing Vote

Swing Vote

as Donald Greenleaf

2008

Hoboken Hollow

Hoboken Hollow

as Sheriff Greer

2005

Land of the Dead

Land of the Dead

as Kaufman

2005

Ticker

Ticker

as

2001

Lured Innocence

Lured Innocence

as Rick Chambers

2000

Chasers

Chasers

as Doggie

2000

Michael Angel

Michael Angel

as Lewis Garou

2000

Jesus' Son

Jesus' Son

as Bill

1999

EDtv

EDtv

as Henry 'Hank' Pekurny

1999

Space Truckers

Space Truckers

as John Canyon

1996

Speed

Speed

as Howard Payne

1994

True Romance

True Romance

as Clifford Worley

1993

Red Rock West

Red Rock West

as Lyle from Dallas

1993

The Indian Runner

The Indian Runner

as Caesar

1991

The American Way

The American Way

as Captain

1987

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

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2

as Lieutenant 'Lefty' Enright

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

Johnny Guitar

Johnny Guitar

as uncredited

1954