Dennis Hopper

Hopper in 2008 Dennis Lee Hopper (May 17, 1936 – May 29, 2010) was an American actor and film director. He is known for his roles as mentally disturbed outsiders and rebels. He earned prizes from the Cannes Film Festival and Venice International Film Festival as well as nominations for two Academy Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award and two Golden Globe Awards. Hopper studied acting at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego and the Actors Studio in New York. Hopper also began a prolific and acclaimed photography career in the 1960s.

Hopper made his first television appearance in 1954, and soon after appeared in two of the films that made James Dean famous, ''Rebel Without A Cause'' (1955) and ''Giant'' (1956). He then acted in ''The Sons of Katie Elder'' (1965), ''Cool Hand Luke'' (1967), ''Hang 'Em High'' (1968) and ''True Grit'' (1969). Hopper made his directorial film debut with ''Easy Rider'' (1969), which he and co-star Peter Fonda wrote with Terry Southern. The film earned Hopper a Cannes Film Festival Award and a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.

He became frequently typecast as mentally disturbed outsiders in such films as ''Mad Dog Morgan'' (1976), ''The American Friend'' (1977), ''Apocalypse Now'' (1979), ''Rumble Fish'' (1983), and ''Blue Velvet'' (1986). He received an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor nomination for his role in ''Hoosiers'' (1986). His later film roles included ''Super Mario Bros.'' (1993), ''Speed'' (1994), ''Waterworld'' (1995) and ''Elegy'' (2009). He appeared posthumously in the long-delayed ''The Other Side of the Wind'' (2018), which had been previously been filmed in the early 1970s.

Other directorial credits for Hopper include ''The Last Movie'' (1971), ''Out of the Blue'' (1980), ''Colors'' (1988), and ''The Hot Spot'' (1990). He received Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie nomination for his role in ''Paris Trout'' (1991). His other television roles include in the HBO film ''Doublecrossed'' (1991), ''24'' (2002), the NBC series ''E-Ring'' (2005–2006), and the Starz series ''Crash'' (2008–2009). Provided by Wikipedia

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