Dennis Hopper Obituary

OBITUARY

Dennis Hopper dies at 74; actor directed counterculture classic ‘Easy Rider’

 

 

 

Hopper made his acting debut in ‘Rebel Without a Cause’ in 1955. He later descended into years of drug and alcohol abuse, but made a comeback in 1986 with his Oscar-nominated role in ‘Hoosiers.’

 

Dennis McLellan
Los Angeles Times
May 29, 2010

 

Dennis Hopper, the maverick director and costar of the landmark 1969 counterculture film classic “Easy Rider” whose drug- and alcohol-fueled reputation as a Hollywood bad boy preceded his return to sobriety and a career resurgence in the films ” Hoosiers” and “Blue Velvet,” died Saturday. He was 74.

 

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