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Dennis Hopper

Dennis Hopper

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Famous as :

Actor, director, writer

Birth Name :

Dennis Lee Hopper

Birth Date :

May 17, 1936

Birth Place :

Dodge City, Kansas, USA

Spouse :

Brooke Hayward (actress, 9-Aug-61 - 1969), Michelle Phillips (actress, 31-Oct-70 - 8-Nov-70), Daria Halprin (actress, 14-May-72 - 1976), Katherine LaNasa (actress, 17-Jun-89 - Apr-92), Victoria Duffy (actress, 12-Apr-96 - 29-May-10, his death)

Claim to fame :

As Shooter in "Hoosiers" (1986)

Latest News


Jason Lee Pays $25,000 for Dennis Hopper's Pic to Be Returned

February 08, 2011 02:31:33 GMT

Actor is offering a $25,000 reward for a photograph he took of which was stolen from a Los Angeles exhibition on Saturday, February 5. The "" star snapped the "Easy Rider" legend during a meeting and the black and white Polaroid has been on display as part of the THIS Los Angeles collection.
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Dennis Hopper's Artwork Fetches Over $10 Million at Auction

November 15, 2010 06:50:10 GMT

Artwork owned by late actor has fetched over $10 million at auction. The pieces came under the spotlight before the "Easy Rider" star's death in May, when he filed legal papers accusing his estranged wife Victoria Duffy of stealing artworks from him while he was battling cancer.
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Dennis Hopper's Widow Wants $45 Million From His Estate

October 13, 2010 08:26:00 GMT

's widow Victoria Duffy has filed a $45 million creditor's claim against the late actor's estate. The Hollywood legend passed away in May after losing his battle with prostate cancer, and was embroiled in a bitter divorce battle with Duffy at the time of his death.
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Dennis Hopper's Portrait by Andy Warhol Goes for Auction

September 22, 2010 08:36:02 GMT

Late actor 's valuable works of art are set to go up for auction in New York - and they're expected to gain $13 million. The creations came under the spotlight before the "Easy Rider" star's death in May, when he filed legal papers accusing his estranged wife Victoria Duffy of stealing art pieces from him while he was battling cancer.
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3 People Arrested in Fatal Stabbing Outside Producer Fuminori Hayashida's Beverly Hills Home

July 22, 2010 06:38:14 GMT

Los Angeles police have arrested three people in connection to a fatal stabbing outside the home of movie producer Fuminori Hayashida. The victim, identified as Katsutoshi Takazato, was found dead at the Beverly Hills property on Tuesday, July 20.
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On Sale: Home Where Dennis Hopper Passed Away in

July 21, 2010 03:20:48 GMT

The Californian home where passed away in May is set to be sold off at auction on Friday, July 23. The "Easy Rider" legend died at his estate in Venice, California at the age of 74 after losing his battle with prostate cancer.
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Lady GaGa Welcomed Home With Surprise Gift From Dad

June 26, 2010 03:06:13 GMT

's father ensured the pop star partied in style in her native New York City on Monday, June 21 - by ordering a special $700 bottle of champagne for her. The "Poker Face" hitmaker took her entourage to Big Apple strip club HeadQuarters and was stunned to find a pricey magnum of Laurent Perrier waiting for her - a gift from her dad, Joseph Germanotta, who had called the venue to buy the bottle for his daughter.
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Kelly Rowland Has No Time for Dating

June 26, 2010 03:01:32 GMT

Singer fears she will always be a single lady - because boyfriends quickly grow tired of her busy schedule. The former star was previously engaged to American football player Roy Williams, but she called off their wedding in 2005 and no longer has time for dating, insisting she is too focused on her career.
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Paul McCartney Won't Apologize for Mocking Former President George W. Bush

June 26, 2010 02:57:54 GMT

Sir is refusing to apologize for a joke he made about former President George W. Bush during an appearance at the White House earlier this month. legend poked fun at the ex-leader's intellect as he became the first non-American to collect the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song from Bush's successor, President Barack Obama on June 2.
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Gorillaz to Pay Homage to Dennis Hopper at Glastonbury

June 26, 2010 02:55:13 GMT

will pay tribute to late acting legend during the band's headlining slot at Britain's Glastonbury festival - by projecting images from his "Easy Rider" movie on to the stage. The band, fronted by Damon Albarn, has been drafted in to replace on Friday night, June 25 after the Irish rockers pulled out due to Bono's recent back surgery.
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Dennis Hopper's Kid Didn't Attend Funeral Due to Parents' Rift

June 08, 2010 09:25:09 GMT

's young daughter was forced to miss the star's funeral last week because of the raging divorce battle between her parents at the time of her father's death. Galen Grier, seven, was not present when the "Easy Rider" star was laid to rest in Taos, New Mexico in a service which was attended by his other family members and closest friends.
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Jack Nicholson and Val Kilmer Join Mourners at Dennis Hopper's Funeral

June 03, 2010 09:22:12 GMT

and were among the mourners who bid a fond farewell in Taos, New Mexico on Wednesday, June 2. Hopper's co-stars in "Easy Rider" and "True Romance" joined the actor's family and closest friends for the funeral at San Francisco de Asis church in Ranchos de Taos, where Hopper lived during the early 1980s.
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Dennis Hopper to Be Laid to Rest in Town Where 'Easy Rider' Born

June 02, 2010 03:44:14 GMT

, who died at the age of 74 on May 29 after failing to battle his prostate cancer, will be laid to rest on Wednesday. Radar Online reported that Hopper will be buried in Taos, New Mexico, the town where he wrote and shot his legendary film "Easy Rider".
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Tributes Pour In for Late Dennis Hopper

May 31, 2010 03:18:24 GMT

Legendary actor has ended his journey on Saturday morning, May 29 at his home in Venice, California with his family and friends at his bedside, after failing to fight his prostate cancer. And following his death, tributes to him have poured in from fans and fellow stars.
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Dennis Hopper Claimed to Have Exaggerated His Illness

May 13, 2010 09:32:12 GMT

Lawyers working for 's estranged wife have fired back at his legal team's argument the cancer-stricken actor is too ill to sit for a divorce deposition - insisting he is healthy enough to buy medical marijuana and run errands. The "Easy Rider" star and wife Victoria Duffy have been locked in a bitter divorce battle since Hopper filed papers shortly after revealing he was stricken with prostate cancer earlier this year.
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Dennis Hopper Ordered to Pay Estranged Wife 12,000 Dollars Per Month

April 06, 2010 03:21:24 GMT

and his estranged wife have been told to tone down their bitter feelings towards each other for the sake of their seven-year-old daughter - by a Los Angeles judges. Superior Court Judge Amy Pellman ordered the actor to pay his wife Victoria Duffy $12,000-a-month in spousal and child support in court on Monday, April 5.
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Frail Dennis Hopper Receives His Walk of Fame Honor

March 27, 2010 03:27:51 GMT

On Friday, March 26, ailing still showed a good spirit when he received the 2,403rd star on the Walk of Fame on Hollywood Boulevard in front of the Egyptian Theater. Arriving for the ceremony just before 11:30 A.M., Hopper, who wore a heavy jacket and newsboy cap, took the stage with a help of a friend.
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Dennis Hopper Is on His Deathbed

March 26, 2010 03:38:43 GMT

is on his deathbed according to information from a court filing in his divorce case with estranged wife Victoria Duffy. Hopper, who filed for divorce in January, can't be questioned by Duffy's attorney in deposition since the "Easy Rider" star is terminally ill.
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Dennis Hopper Accuses Estranged Wife of Stealing His Art Works

March 25, 2010 03:30:46 GMT

Cancer-stricken has accused his estranged wife of stealing valuable works of art from him while he was "extremely ill". The 73-year-old filed for divorce from Victoria Duffy in January, citing irreconcilable differences. He subsequently won a court judgment which forced her to move out of his Venice, California residence, and a restraining order to make sure she stays away after a doctor claimed her presence was "hampering" the actor's prostate cancer care.
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Dennis Hopper's Walk of Fame Could Be His Final Public Appearance

March 24, 2010 09:02:28 GMT

's Hollywood Walk of Fame honor on Friday, March 26 could be the movie veteran's final public appearance, if new court papers are to be believed. Fans who show up to salute the "Easy Rider" star are in for a big shock - because the frail actor has been left ravaged by cancer and now weighs a little over 100 pounds (45 kilograms), according to a document filed by the attorney in Hopper's ongoing divorce battle with estranged wife Victoria Duffy.
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Estranged Wife Refuses to Leave Dennis Hopper's Property

March 10, 2010 04:42:07 GMT

's estranged wife is refusing to move off his property while the actor battles terminal prostate cancer - because she's broke, according to a new report. A judge ordered Victoria Duffy to leave the actor's Venice, California residence by March 15 after granting the "Easy Rider" star a restraining order against her in February.
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Ailing Dennis Hopper Granted Restraining Order Against Estranged Wife

February 12, 2010 07:38:34 GMT

has won a restraining order against his estranged wife after his doctor insisted her presence was "hampering his cancer care". The "Easy Rider" star is currently battling prostate cancer and filed for divorce from Victoria Duffy in January, citing irreconcilable differences. But their divorce battle turned nasty this week when Hopper asked a Los Angeles judge to ban Duffy from going anywhere near him and his home as he undergoes cancer treatment.
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Dennis Hopper Brushing Off Reports He's Facing His Final Days

February 02, 2010 02:44:28 GMT

Ailing actor quashed reports he is close to death by taking a group of pals out for a meal over the weekend, January 30 - 31. The star is currently battling prostate cancer and hasn't been seen in public for several months, sparking speculation he is facing his final days.
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Dennis Hopper Accused of Threatening to Kill His Estranged Wife

January 26, 2010 09:42:49 GMT

's fifth wife has accused the star of allegedly threatening to kill her and smoking pot in front of their six-year-old daughter, according to legal papers. The 73-year-old actor filed for divorce from Victoria Duffy, citing irreconcilable differences, earlier this month.
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Ailing Dennis Hopper 'Wants Peace and Quiet' in the Midst of Cancer Battle

January 20, 2010 04:05:14 GMT

Cancer-suffering actor has turned to his children and "close friends" for support as he undergoes another round of chemotherapy - after filing for divorce from his wife of 13 years. Court records recently revealed the "Easy Rider" star, who is battling prostate cancer, has begun proceedings to end the union, citing irreconcilable differences.
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Ailing Dennis Hopper Files for Divorce From Victoria Duffy

January 16, 2010 07:15:28 GMT

Ailing actor has filed for divorce from his wife of 13 years. Court records reveal the "Easy Rider" star, who is battling prostate cancer, has begun proceedings to end the union, citing irreconcilable differences. Hopper, 73, is preparing spousal support for Victoria Duffy, the mother of his six-year-old daughter Galen.
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Dennis Hopper Defeated by Prostate Cancer

January 11, 2010 02:25:43 GMT

Acting legend is losing his battle with prostate cancer after the deadly disease spread to his bones, according to a British report. The "Easy Rider" veteran revealed his struggle with the illness in October 2009, after he was admitted to hospital suffering from "severe flu-like symptoms."
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