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Dennis Hopper

Dennis Hopper

(1936 – 2010)

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Dennis Hopper

Dennis Hopper
(1936 – 2010)

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Dennis Hopper

(1936 – 2010)
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This is a tribute to Dennis Hopper. Dennis Lee Hopper was an American actor, filmmaker and artist. As a young man, Dennis Hopper became interested in acting and eventually became a student of the Actors Studio. He made his first television appearance in 1955, and appeared in two films featuring James Dean, Rebel Without a Cause (1955) and Giant (1956). Over the next ten years, Dennis 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 of the film's script.
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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 gaining 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.
Dennis Hopper has been honored with the rank of commander of France's National Order of Arts and Letters, at a ceremony in Paris.
On March 18, 2010, it was announced that Dennis Hopper would be honored with
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the 2,403rd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, in front of the iconic Grauman's Chinese Theater on Hollywood Boulevard. Surrounded by friends including Jack Nicholson, Viggo Mortensen, David Lynch, Michael Madsen, family, and fans, he attended its addition to the sidewalk on March 26, 2010.
This is a tribute to Dennis Hopper, his life and his career. He passed away on the 29th May 2010. May he rest in peace.
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Dennis Hopper

This is a tribute to Dennis Hopper. Dennis Lee Hopper was an American actor, filmmaker and artist. As a young man, Dennis Hopper became interested in acting and eventually became a student of the Actors Studio. He made his first television appearance in 1955, and appeared in two films featuring James Dean, Rebel Without a Cause (1955) and Giant (1956). Over the next ten years, Dennis 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 of the film's script.
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