Dennis Hopper
DHS- Dennis Hopper
Name: Dennis Lee Hopper
Birthplace: Dodge City, Kansas, United States
Birthdate: May 17, 1936
Active: 1954–2010
Films appeared in: Speed
Space Truckers
Road Ends
Top of the World
Role: Howard Payne (Speed)
John Canyon (Space Truckers)
Sheriff Ben Gilchrist (Road Ends)
Charles Atlas (Top of the World)
Alex Swan (Ticker)
Victor Drazen (24)
Colonel Eli McNulty (E-Ring)

Dennis Hopper (born May 17, 1936; died May 29, 2010) is an American actor of over 200 motion pictures and television programs. After earlier appearances in films such as Rebel Without a Cause, Cool Hand Luke and True Grit, Hopper burst onto the scene with his independent film production (which he also co-starred in) Easy Rider in the late sixties. The film became a cult classic and forever changed cinema; other note-worthy roles in films such as Apocalypse Now, Blue Velvet, River's Edge (with Keanu Reeves), Hoosiers, Chattahoochee (with Gary Oldman), Paris Trout (with Ed Harris), Boiling Point (with Wesley Snipes), Red Rock West (with Nicolas Cage), Carried Away (with Gary Busey), Edtv, Jesus' Son and Knockaround Guys. He also had recurring roles on shows such as "24", "E-Ring" and "Crash".

Hopper is also recognized for the successful Die Hard scenario film Speed. He later appeared in a few other similar scenario films such as Top of the World and Ticker.


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