Dennis Hopper

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Dennis Lee Hopper
  • Birth Place: Dodge City, KS
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/17/1936, Taurus
  • Date of Death: 05/29/2010
  • Profession: Actor; director; screenwriter; visual artist
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Dennis Hopper Fast Facts:
  • 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.
  • Dennis Hopper Relationships:
  • Victoria Duffy - Wife (separated)
  • Brooke Hayward - Ex-wife
  • Daria Halprin - Ex-wife
  • Henry Lee Hopper - Son
  • Marin Hopper - Daughter
  • Marjorie Hopper - Mother
  • Galen Grier Hopper - Daughter
  • Michelle Phillips - Ex-wife
  • Ruthanna Hopper - Daughter
  • Katherine LaNasa - Ex-wife
  • Jay Hopper - Father
  • Dennis Hopper Awards:
  • 1991 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Special - Nominee
  • 1987 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1986 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1969 Oscar: Best Writing (Story and Screenplay--based on material not previously published or produced) - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Old Globe Theatre, San Diego, CA; attended Actors Studio, New York, NY

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