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Dennis Hopper

Film Director / Actor / Photographer / Screenwriter / Writer / Character Actor / Artist | * 05/17/1936 († 74, 05/29/2010) | Dodge City - Kansas - USA
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Dennis Lee Hopper (May 17, 1936 – May 29, 2010) was an American actor and filmmaker. He attended the Actors Studio, made his first television appearance in 1954, and soon after appeared alongside James Dean in Rebel Without a Cause (1955), and Giant (1956). In the next ten years he made a name in television, and by the end of the 1960s had appeared in several films, notably Cool Hand Luke (1967) and Hang 'em High (1968). Hopper also began a prolific and acclaimed photography career in the 1960s. 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 for "Best First Work" and a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay (shared with Fonda and Southern). Journalist Ann Hornaday wrote: "With its portrait of counterculture heroes raising their middle fi... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Documentaries | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Dennis Hopper

Commandeur Des Arts Et Des Lettres‎ Donostia Award National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor MTV Movie Award for Best Villain Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actor Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Feature Film Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay 2x Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actor

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Movies with Dennis Hopper as Actor(197)

as Self (archive footage)2020 Wim Wenders, Desperado
as Casey2020 A Hero of Our Time
as himself2020 Hopper/Welles
as Himself (archive footage)2018 They'll Love Me When I'm Dead
as Self2017 Biz Size Döneriz
as himself2017 Along for the Ride
as Himself (Archive Footage)2016 Dennis Hopper: Uneasy Rider
as himself2016 Blue Velvet Revisited
as Nick Twain - Producer2016 The Last Film Festival
as Himself - Filmmaker (archive footage)2014 Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles
as Self2013 The House of Magic
as Various Roles (archive footage)2011 Corman's World
as Himself (archive footage)2010 Beautiful Darling
as I.G. Farben2010 Straight to Hell Returns
as Tony (voice)2010 Alpha and Omega
as Himself (uncredited)2010 Stardust
as himself2009 B movie
as himself2009 The Brothers Warner
as himself2008 Chelsea on the Rocks
as Donald Greenleaf2008 Swing Vote
as Eddie Zero2008 Hell Ride
as Judge Clarence Henderson2008 An American Carol
as Mr. Reedy2008 Sleepwalking
as George O'Hearn2008 Elegy
as himself2008 Bananaz
as Frank2008 Palermo Shooting
as Matty Matello2006 10th & Wolf
as himself2006 Wanderlust
as Max Lichtenstein2006 Memory
as himself2006 The Real James Dean
as Sheriff Greer2005 Hoboken Hollow
as himself2005 Champion
as Narrator (voice)2005 Inside Deep Throat
as El Niño2005 The Crow: Wicked Prayer
as Riccardo2005 Americano
as Father Duffy2005 House Of 9
as Kaufman2005 Land of the Dead
as Ronnie Purnell2004 The Last Ride
as himself2004 Tell Them Who You Are
as Krebs2004 The Keeper
as Harry Barlow2004 Out of Season
as Frank Sinatra2003 The Night We Called It a Day
as himself2003 Return to 'Giant'
as Warden2003 Unspeakable
as Horace2002 Leo
as Himself - Actor2002 New Scenes from America
as Robert Nile2002 The Piano Player
as himself2002 Mysteries of Love
as himself2002 I Don't Know Jack
as Henry Clark2001 Choke
as Alex Swan2001 Ticker
as Benny Chains2001 Knockaround Guys
as Vincent Swan2000 The Prophet's Game
as Giani Ponti2000 Luck of the Draw
as Rick Chambers2000 Lured Innocence
as Det. Ed DeLongpre2000 The Spreading Ground
as JD2000 Held for Ransom
as Peter Crowford2000 Tycus
as Lewis Garou2000 Michael Angel
as Henry 'Hank' Pekurny1999 Edtv
as Frank Hector1999 Straight Shooter
as William S. Burroughs1999 The Source
as Roland / Salvatore1999 The Venice Project
as Bill1999 Jesus' Son
as Easy Rider clip (archive footage)1999 Me and Will
as Cleveland Carter1999 Bad City Blues
as Dolores1999 Bad City Blues
as himself1999 Forever Hollywood
as Frank Slater1998 Meet the Deedles
as himself1998 Welcome to Hollywood
as Charles Atlas1998 Top of the World
as Mr. B1997 The Good Life
as Mickey1997 The Blackout
as Sheriff Ben Gilchrist1997 Road Ends
as Joseph Svenden1996 Carried Away
as John Canyon1996 Space Truckers
as himself1996 Cannes Man
as Bruno Bischofberger1996 Basquiat
as Generale Tariq1996 Samson and Delilah
as himself1995 James Dean and Me
as Dr. Luther Waxling1995 Search and Destroy
as Deacon1995 Waterworld
as H. Phillip Lovecraft1994 Witch Hunt
as Howard Payne1994 Speed
as Doggie1994 Chasers
as Clifford Worley1993 True Romance
as Rudolph 'Red' Diamond1993 Boiling Point
as King Koopa1993 Super Mario Bros.
as Lyle from Dallas1993 Red Rock West
as Harry 'Nails' Niles1992 Nails
as Carl Madson1992 Sunset Heat
as Austin Blair1992 The Heart of Justice
as Caesar1991 The Indian Runner
as himself1991 SnowwhiteRosered
as Marvin Gladstone1991 Eye of the Storm
as Paris Trout1991 Paris Trout
as Barry Seal1991 Doublecrossed
as Milo1990 Catchfire
as Huey Walker1990 Flashback
as William Bradford Berrigan1989 Blood Red
as Walker Benson1989 Chattahoochee
as Ben Dumers1987 Black Widow
as Piglet1987 Apocalypse Pooh
as I.G. Farben1987 Straight to Hell
as Captain1987 The American Way
as Video Director1987 Running Out of Luck
as Flash Jensen1987 The Pick-up Artist
as Frank Booth1986 Blue Velvet
as Shooter1986 Hoosiers
as Feck1986 River's Edge
as Lieutenant 'Lefty' Enright1986 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2
as Bob Roberts1985 My Science Project
as Lieutenant Ron Bliss1985 Stark
as Sponson1985 O.C. and Stiggs
as Miller1984 The Inside Man
as Father1983 Rumble Fish
as Ken Barlow1983 White Star
as Richard Tremayne1983 The Osterman Weekend
as Cracker / Stranger1982 Human Highway
as Rev. Tom Hartley1981 Reborn
as Don1980 Out of the Blue
as Chicken1979 Bloodbath
as Photojournalist1979 Apocalypse Now
as Medford1978 Last In, First Out
as Mel1978 Flesh Color
as Tom Ripley1977 The American Friend
as Daniel Morgan1976 Mad Dog Morgan
as 1st Sgt. Jack Falen1976 Tracks
as Bickford Waner1973 Kid Blue
as himself1972 Crush Proof
as Kansas1971 The Last Movie
as himself1971 The American Dreamer
as "Moon"1969 True Grit
as Billy1969 Easy Rider
as Prophet1968 Hang 'em High
as Goff1968 Panic in the City
as Himself (uncredited)1968 Head
as Chino1967 The Glory Stompers
as Max1967 The Trip
as Babalugats1967 Cool Hand Luke
as Paul Grant1966 Queen of Blood
as himself1965 Screen Test #1
as Dave Hastings1965 The Sons of Katie Elder
as Johnny Drake1963 Night Tide
as William "Cowby" Tomkins1960 Key Witness
as Hatfield Carnes1959 The Young Land
as Tom Boyd1958 From Hell to Texas
as Billy Clanton1957 Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
as MP in Kelly's House / MP at Tokyo Airport (voice) (uncredited)1957 Sayonara
as Napoleon Bonaparte1957 The Story of Mankind
as Jordan "Jordy" Benedict III1956 Giant
as Joe (uncredited)1955 I Died a Thousand Times

TV Shows/Series with Dennis Hopper as Actor(44)

Movies with Dennis Hopper as Crew(15)

Directing/Director2008 Pashmy Dreams
Writing/Writer2008 Pashmy Dreams
Directing/Director2000 Homeless
Directing/Director1994 Chasers
Directing/Director1990 The Hot Spot
Directing/Director1990 Catchfire
Directing/Director1988 Colors
Directing/Director1980 Out of the Blue
Writing/Writer1980 Out of the Blue
Directing/Director1971 The Last Movie
Editing/Editor1971 The Last Movie
Writing/Story1971 The Last Movie
Writing/Writer1971 The American Dreamer
Directing/Director1969 Easy Rider
Writing/Screenplay1969 Easy Rider

Full Name: Dennis Hopper
Born: Sunday, 05/17 1936 (May) in Dodge City
Died: Saturday, 05/29 2010 (May) in Venice (aged: 74)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Actors Studio, Helix High School, Kansas City Art Institute, Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute
Children: Henry Hopper, Ruthanna Hopper, Marin Hopper
Father: Jay Millard Hopper
Mother: Marjorie Mae Hopper
Other names for Dennis Hopper (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Dennis Lee Hopper"
"Ντένις Χόπερ"
Dennis Hopper frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (31x, Actor)
Bill Hader (23x, Actor)
Andy Warhol (15x, Crew)
Claude Akins (13x, Actor)
Alex Cox (13x, Crew)
William Shatner (12x, Actor)
James Coburn (12x, Actor)
John Milford (12x, Actor)
Ross Elliott (12x, Actor)
Lawrence Dobkin (12x, Actor)
Wim Wenders (11x, Crew)
William Schallert (11x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1206, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 10/12/2020