- During the making of 1958's From Hell to Texas, he fought with director Henry Hathaway, an incident that Hopper claimed got him banned from major studio productions for several years.
- Moved to New York City to work in TV, and worked part-time as a photographer.
- Walked off the set after the first day of filming The Truman Show. The role was later filled by Ed Harris.
- Garnered acclaim for his paintings and photographs.
- Appeared in more than 140 TV series.
- Passed away on May 29, 2010, after a lengthy battle with prostate cancer.
- 1986, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: Nominee
- 1987, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Nominee
- 1969, Oscar — Best Writing (Story and Screenplay--based on material not previously published or produced): Nominee
- 1991, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Special: Nominee
- Jay Hopper — Father
- Galen Grier Hopper — Daughter
- Michelle Phillips — Ex-wife
- Ruthanna Hopper — Daughter
- Victoria Duffy — Wife (separated)
- Brooke Hayward — Ex-wife
- Daria Halprin — Ex-wife
- Henry Lee Hopper — Son
- Marin Hopper — Daughter
- Marjorie Hopper — Mother
- Katherine LaNasa — Ex-wife
- Attended Old Globe Theatre, San Diego, CA; attended Actors Studio, New York, NY
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