Following quickly on the heels of Gary Coleman’s passing yesterday, it has been reported that Dennis Hopper passed away this morning at age 74. According to Reuters, Hopper died from complications with his battle against prostate cancer. Dennis Hopper is most famous for Writing, Directing, and Acting in the 1969 classic, Easy Rider.
You can skim over Hopper’s 200 and some-odd acting credits over his illustrious career and many classics will pop out. He can be seen in Rebel Without A Cause, Cool Hand Luke, Hang ‘Em High, True Grit, Apocalypse Now, Hoosiers, True Romance, Waterworld, and many others. He also has two upcoming movies, The Last Film Festival & Alpha and Omega. Over the years, Hopper became known as a “Hollywood Hellraiser” marrying 5 times and getting involved in numerous legal suits. Most of our generation probably knows Hopper from the Ameriprise Financial retirement commercials.
In order to properly remember Dennis Hopper, head out to Vulcan Video, Blockbuster, any video store of choice, or log on to Netflix and pick up any one of the movies listed above. It surely wont disappoint, and when you’re done, come back here and let us know what you think of his work.