Dennis Hopper (born May 17, 1936) is an American actor and film-maker.

Born in Dodge City, Kansas. Made his screen debut in Rebel Without a Cause (1955). But he almost ruined his career after the death of James Dean.

When he co-wrote, co-starred in and directed Easy Rider the hit turned his career around. Despite periods of heavy drinking and drug use his career has continued to date.

His current wife is Victoria Duffy. Previous wives are Katherine LaNasa, Daria Halprin, Michelle Phillips and Brooke Hayward.


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