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Dennis was born under the official name Hopper, Dennis Lee on May 17th, 1936. He died on May 29th, 2010 in Venice Beach, California, USA (prostate cancer). He has been a credited actor since the film The Last Film Festival.
Dennis Hopper was among a small handful of elite super star actors with global appeal. He has starred in twelve films including the 2006 drama film Memory as the character Max Lichtenstein, the 2005 biography movie Inside Deep Throat playing Narrator and the 2005 drama release House of 9 cast as Father Duffy.
Dennis has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in thirty films including: the 2015 film The Other Side of the Wind as the character Lucas Renard, the 2010 adventure movie Alpha and Omega playing Tony and the 2008 comedy release Swing Vote cast as Donald Greenleaf.
His most commercially successful project to date has been the 1994 action film Speed, which brought in $121,000,000 at the box office.
Dennis Hopper has directed on numerous occassions including: The Last Movie (1971).
Dennis is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least six magazines, captured in more than ten pictorials, interviewed in over sixteen publications and featured in twenty-nine magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least five books. He has been the subject of at least eleven biographical films.
As an actor Dennis Hopper has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on one occasion. He was nominated for the Oscar for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his role as Shooter in the 1986 movie Hoosiers.