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'Easy Rider' actor Dennis Hopper dies

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'Easy Rider' actor Dennis Hopper dies

(CNN) -- Dennis Hopper, the one-time Hollywood enfant terrible who portrayed such indelible characters as "Easy Rider's" biker Billy, "Blue Velvet's" huffing villain Frank Booth and "Hoosiers' " forlorn Shooter Flatch, died of prostate cancer Saturday morning at his home in Venice, California, his wife said. He was 74.
'Easy Rider' actor Dennis Hopper dies - CNN.com

Rest in Peace.
 

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Dennis was the third if you count Art Linkletter and Gary Coleman.
 

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RIP - a true original. And a Republican in Hollywood.

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What a shame but we all have to go sometime. I hope to hell the wife or girlfriend or whatever the hell she was, will not be getting anything. I think he was in a huge battle with her over money. Hopefully he can rest in peace and she get's snubbed. From what I heard about it, he'd like that!

Best Dennis Hopper role? Easy Rider or was it Apocalypse Now - or something else maybe?
 
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He was the best part of Speed.
 

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'Easy Rider' actor Dennis Hopper dies



'Easy Rider' actor Dennis Hopper dies - CNN.com

Rest in Peace.

Well, I knew he was very ill with cancer, and apparently also dealing with a vindictive ex-wife who was keeping his children away from him.
That's very sad.
I think he was a good actor; I admire some of the film noir stuff he did in the 80s, some of the quirky characters he played, such as his characters in Blue Velvet and River's Edge.

Here's a good picture of the young Dennis Hopper.
Same eyes.



RIP, Dennis.
 
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RIP

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While blasted by some critics , thought Dennis helped "Waterworld" be an ok movie. Still loved him Easy Rider.
 

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While blasted by some critics , thought Dennis helped "Waterworld" be an ok movie. Still loved him Easy Rider.
He made that turkey watchable. In fact he was infinitely watchable. What ever the role, he always held the viewer's interest.

RIP Dennis
 

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I always enjoyed his characters. He brought a unique edge to them.

RIP Dennis :hm
 

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He made that turkey watchable. In fact he was infinitely watchable. What ever the role, he always held the viewer's interest.

RIP Dennis
I agree. I liked all the movies he was in.
 

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At least he isn't suffering anymore. The last couple of pics of him showed a man in really bad shape. Our loss but he hopefully can be a peace now, one hell of an actor. R.I.P.
 

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The only movie that I can think of with him in it, that hasn't already been mentioned, is Super Mario Brothers.
 

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While blasted by some critics , thought Dennis helped "Waterworld" be an ok movie. Still loved him Easy Rider.
yeah, uh, NO.
Waterworld is unwatchable, regardless of the amount of weed or acid taken
epic failure
 

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Rest in peace Dennis Hopper


Oh by the way, I kind of like Water world actually, because he made the movie I think.
 

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