Ten fun facts about Dennis Hopper


Fact 1
In addition to being a popular actor, Dennis Hopper was also a prolific photographer, sculptor and painter. Unfortunately most of his works were destroyed in the fire that ravaged several Bel Air homes in the year 1961.

Fact 2
In 1997 he was ranked #87 on the “Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time” list released by Empire Magazine.

Fact 3
Dennis Hopper made unsavory remarks about fellow actor Rip Torn on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” and was sued for a total of $475,000 dollars.


Fact 4
He has stated that he believes that actor James Dean was the best actor that he ever worked with. He worked with the actor in the 1955 film “Rebel Without a Cause”.

Fact 5
In 1986 Dennis Hopper appeared in the #54 spot of Premiere Magazines list of the “100 Greatest Movie Characters of All Time” for his role of Frank Booth in the film “Blue Velvet”.

Fact 6
Over the course of his acting career he acted in over 22 countries during production of films he was involved in.

Fact 7
Has stated that he believes that the worst movie he ever appeared in was 1986’s “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2”.

Fact 8
Dennis Hopper was thrilled when he received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on March 26, 2010.

Fact 9
The movie “Easy Rider”, which he directed and also starred in won an award at the Canned Film Festival in 1969 and was nominated for the Best Original Screenplay Academy award in the same year.

Fact 10
Dennis Hopper died on May 29, 2010 in Venice Beach, California of prostate cancer.


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