Dennis Hopper

Dennis Hopper


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 17-05-1936
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Dodge City - Kansas - USA
  • Also Known As:

    Dennis Lee Hopper
    Ντένις Χόπερ

  • Popularity: 1.97
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Dennis Lee Hopper (May 17, 1936 – May 29, 2010) was an American actor, filmmaker and artist. As a young man, Hopper became interested in acting and eventually became a student of the Actors' Studio. He made his first television appearance in 1954, and appeared in two films featuring James Dean, Rebel Without a Cause (1955) and Giant (1956). During the next 10 years, Hopper appeared frequently on television in guest roles, and by the end of the 1960s had played supporting roles in several films. He directed and starred in Easy Rider (1969), winning an award at the Cannes Film Festival and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay as co-writer. "With its portrait of counterculture heroes raising their middle fingers to the uptight middle-class hypocrisies, Easy Rider became the cinematic symbol of the 1960s, a celluloid anthem to freedom, macho bravado and anti-establishment rebellion." Film critic Matthew Hays notes that "no other persona better signifies the lost idealism of the 1960s than that of Dennis Hopper." He was unable to build on his success for several years, until a featured role in Apocalypse Now (1979) brought him attention. He subsequently appeared in Rumble Fish (1983) and The Osterman Weekend (1983), and received critical recognition for his work in Blue Velvet and Hoosiers, with the latter film garnering him an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. He directed Colors (1988) and played the villain in Speed (1994). Hopper's later work included a leading role in the television series Crash. Hopper's last performance was filmed just before his death: The Last Film Festival, slated for a 2011 release. Hopper was also a prolific and acclaimed photographer, a profession he began in the 1960s. Description above from the Wikipedia article Dennis Hopper, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.




Year Movie Character
1999 Straight Shooter as Frank Hector
1996 Space Truckers as John Canyon
1996 The Last Days of Frankie the Fly as Frankie
1977 The American Friend as Tom Ripley
1984 The Inside Man as Miller
2000 The Spreading Ground as Det. Ed DeLongpre
2005 Inside Deep Throat as Narrator (voice)
2004 Out of Season as Harry Barlow
1990 Catchfire as Milo
1990 Flashback as Huey Walker
2004 The Keeper as Krebs
1994 Witch Hunt as H. Phillip Lovecraft
1996 Carried Away as Joseph Svenden
2004 The Last Ride as Ronnie Purnell
1976 Mad Dog Morgan as Daniel Morgan
2003 The Night We Called It a Day as Frank Sinatra
1986 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 as Lieutenant 'Lefty' Enright
1963 Night Tide as Johnny Drake
1971 The Last Movie as Kansas
2000 The Prophet's Game as Vincent Swan
2006 Rising Son: The Legend of Skateboarder Christian Hosoi as Narrator (voice)
1991 Paris Trout as Paris Trout
1992 Nails as Harry 'Nails' Niles
1991 Doublecrossed as Barry Seal
1967 The Glory Stompers as Chino
1976 Tracks as 1st Sgt. Jack Falen
1971 The American Dreamer as Himself
1973 Kid Blue as Bickford Waner
1981 Reborn as Rev. Tom Hartley
1987 The American Way as Captain
1997 Road Ends as Sheriff Ben Gilchrist
2000 Held for Ransom as JD
2000 Lured Innocence as Rick Chambers
1996 The Fine Art of Separating People from Their Money as Host
1978 Flesh Color as Mel
1969 Easy Rider as Billy
1993 Red Rock West as Lyle from Dallas
2002 The Piano Player as Robert Nile
1993 Boiling Point as Rudolph 'Red' Diamond
2005 Champion as Himself
2008 Palermo Shooting as Frank
2003 Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock 'N' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood as Himself
2003 Unspeakable as Warden
1995 Waterworld as Deacon
1998 Top of the World as Charles Atlas
1980 Out of the Blue as Don
1985 My Science Project as Bob Roberts
2005 House Of 9 as Father Duffy
2000 Luck of the Draw as Giani Ponti
2009 Ferlinghetti: A Rebirth of Wonder as Himself
2013 Llyn Foulkes One Man Band as Himself
1979 Bloodbath as Chicken
1983 White Star as Ken Barlow
2000 Michael Angel as Lewis Garou
2010 Stardust as Himself (uncredited)
2004 Dennis Hopper: The Decisive Moments as Self
1989 Chattahoochee as Walker Benson
1987 Blue Peanuts as Snoopy
2016 The Last Film Festival as Nick Twain - Producer
1999 Easy Rider: Shaking the Cage as Himself
1999 The Venice Project as Roland / Salvatore
2002 When Hippies Ruled The World as Himself
2017 Along for the Ride as Self
1995 Born to Be Wild: The Story of Easy Rider as Interviewee
2009 The Brothers Warner as Himself
1972 Crush Proof as Dennis Hopper
1986 Some Kind of Genius as Himself
1964 Screen Test: Dennis Hopper as Himself
2000 The Ten Commandments of Creativity as Himself
1998 The A-Z of Separating People from their Money as Himself
2006 The Real James Dean as Self
1970 A Hero of Our Time as Casey
1970 Flatland
1996 Basquiat as Bruno Bischofberger
1986 Blue Velvet as Frank Booth
1994 Speed as Howard Payne
1986 Hoosiers as Shooter
1997 The Blackout as Mickey
1993 Super Mario Bros. as King Koopa
2010 Alpha and Omega as Tony (voice)
2005 Americano as Riccardo
2006 Memory as Max Lichtenstein
1987 The Pick-up Artist as Flash Jensen
2006 The Art of Football from A to Z as Self
1959 The Young Land as Hatfield Carnes
1982 Human Highway as Cracker / Stranger
1992 Sunset Heat as Carl Madson
2009 No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo & Vilmos as Himself
1960 Key Witness as William "Cowby" Tomkins
1987 Running Out of Luck as Video Director
2008 Chelsea on the Rocks as Himself
1989 Blood Red as William Bradford Berrigan
2016 Blue Velvet Revisited as Himself
1999 The Source as William S. Burroughs
2001 Ticker as Alex Swan
1956 Screen Directors Playhouse: High Air
1990 Motion and Emotion: The Films of Wim Wenders as Self
2001 Andy Warhol: The Complete Picture as Himself
2020 Hopper/Welles as Self
1983 Rumble Fish as Father
1967 The Trip as Max
1983 The Osterman Weekend as Richard Tremayne
2008 Hell Ride as Eddie Zero
2002 I Don't Know Jack as Himself
2006 Gorillaz: Live in Manchester
1992 The Heart of Justice as Austin Blair
1987 Black Widow as Ben Dumers
1958 From Hell to Texas as Tom Boyd
1996 Samson and Delilah as Generale Tariq
1991 Eye of the Storm as Marvin Gladstone
1991 SnowwhiteRosered as Himself
1985 Stark as Lieutenant Ron Bliss
2012 Scene Missing
2005 The Crow: Wicked Prayer as El Niño
1997 The Good Life as Mr. B
2006 The Sixth Element: The Ross Clarke-Jones Story as Narrator
2001 L.A.P.D.: To Protect And To Serve
2008 The Cool School
1994 Marlon Brando: The Wild One as Himself
2011 Blue Velvet: The Lost Footage as Frank Booth
2008 Swing Vote as Donald Greenleaf
1986 River's Edge as Feck
2002 Leo as Horace
2008 Elegy as George O'Hearn
2005 Land of the Dead as Kaufman
1999 Jesus' Son as Bill
2006 10th & Wolf as Matty Matello
1966 Queen of Blood as Paul Grant
1998 Meet the Deedles as Frank Slater
2008 Sleepwalking as Mr. Reedy
2001 Choke as Henry Clark
1981 King of the Mountain as Cal
2020 Jay Sebring....Cutting to the Truth as Self
1978 Last In, First Out as Medford
2007 The Holy Modal Rounders: Bound to Lose as Himself
1988 No Frank in Lumberton
1995 James Dean and Me as Himself
1997 Vincent Price: The Versatile Villain as Himself
1996 The Fine Art of Separating People from Their Money as Introduction
2009 13 Most Beautiful… Songs for Andy Warhol's Screen Tests as Himself
2002 New Scenes from America as Himself - Actor
1993 True Romance as Clifford Worley
1967 Cool Hand Luke as Babalugats
2005 Hoboken Hollow as Sheriff Greer
1969 True Grit as "Moon"
1995 Search and Destroy as Dr. Luther Waxling
1993 The Revenge of the Dead Indians as Himself
1964 Tarzan and Jane Regained... Sort of as Tarzan(Double)
2016 Taylor & Ultra: On the 60s, The Factory, and Being a Warhol Superstar as Himself (archive footage)
2009 B movie as Himself
1987 Santabear's High Flying Adventure as (voice)
2000 Tycus as Peter Crowford
1991 The Indian Runner as Caesar
2002 Mysteries of Love as Himself
2013 Roland Klick: The Heart Is a Hungry Hunter as Himself
1955 James Dean Screen Tests (1954-55) as Himself
1979 Apocalypse Now as Photojournalist
1956 Giant as Jordan "Jordy" Benedict III
1999 Edtv as Henry 'Hank' Pekurny
1985 O.C. and Stiggs as Sponson
2001 Emmanuelle: A Hard Look as Himself
1999 Bad City Blues as Cleveland Carter
1956 New York Premiere Telecast 'Giant' as Himself
2008 Bananaz as Himself
1955 Rebel Without a Cause as Goon
1999 A Tribute To Johnny Cash as Himself
1999 Bad City Blues as Dolores
1968 Panic in the City as Goff
2016 Dennis Hopper: Uneasy Rider as Self (archive footage)
2004 Tell Them Who You Are as Himself
1965 Screen Test #1 as Himself
1957 Gunfight at the O.K. Corral as Billy Clanton
2001 Knockaround Guys as Benny Chains
1965 The Sons of Katie Elder as Dave Hastings
2008 An American Carol as Judge Clarence Henderson
1975 James Dean: The First American Teenager as Himself
2003 Return to 'Giant' as Himself
1968 Hang 'em High as Prophet
1994 Chasers as Doggie
2006 Wanderlust as Himself
1996 Cannes Man as Himself
1957 Sayonara as MP in Kelly's House / MP at Tokyo Airport (voice) (uncredited)
1990 Superstar: The Life and Times of Andy Warhol as Himself
1957 The Story of Mankind as Napoleon Bonaparte
1966 Screen Test #3
2004 Alpha to Omega: Exposing 'The Osterman Weekend' as (archival footage)
1991 Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse as Himself
2018 They'll Love Me When I'm Dead as Himself (archive footage)
1990 Scenes from the Life of Andy Warhol: Friendships and Intersections as Self (archive footage) (uncredited)
1955 I Died a Thousand Times as Joe (uncredited)
2018 The Other Side of the Wind as Himself
1987 Straight to Hell as I.G. Farben
2010 Straight to Hell Returns as I.G. Farben
1959 Disneyland '59 as Self
1999 Me and Will as Easy Rider clip (archive footage)
2020 Wim Wenders, Desperado as Self (archive footage)
2010 Beautiful Darling as Himself (archive footage)
1993 Willie Nelson: The Big Six-O as Himself
1977 The Sorceror's Apprentice as A Spy
1999 Forever Hollywood as Himself
1965 Andy Warhol Screen Tests as Himself
1968 Head as Himself (uncredited)
1998 Welcome to Hollywood as Dennis Hopper
2008 Not Quite Hollywood
2011 Corman's World as Various Roles (archive footage)
2014 Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles as Himself - Filmmaker (archive footage)
1969 Easy Rider
1988 Colors
1994 Chasers
1990 Catchfire
1990 The Hot Spot
1980 Out of the Blue
1971 The Last Movie
2000 Homeless
2008 Pashmy Dream
1971 The Last Movie
1969 Easy Rider
1980 Out of the Blue
2008 Pashmy Dream
1971 The Last Movie
1971 The American Dreamer
Photo Name Department
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2 episode)
2004 Entourage (1 episode)
2001 24 (5 episode) as Victor Drazen
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1 episode)
1955 Gunsmoke (1 episode)
1996 E! True Hollywood Story (2 episode)
1948 Studio One (2 episode)
2008 Crash (26 episode) as Ben Cendars
1958 The Rifleman (2 episode)
1956 Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater (2 episode)
1994 Inside the Actors Studio (1 episode) as Himself
1955 Cheyenne (3 episode)
2005 E-Ring (22 episode) as Eli McNulty
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee (1 episode)
2003 Las Vegas (1 episode)
1960 Surfside 6 (1 episode)
1963 Arrest and Trial (1 episode)
1963 Petticoat Junction (1 episode)
1958 Naked City (1 episode)
1962 Combat! (1 episode)
1953 General Electric Theater (1 episode)
1959 The Twilight Zone (1 episode) as Peter Vollmer
1961 87th Precinct (1 episode)
1963 The Greatest Show on Earth (1 episode)
1969 The Johnny Cash Show (1 episode)
1965 The Big Valley (1 episode)
1955 Highway Patrol (1 episode)
1955 The Millionaire (1 episode)
1955 Matinee Theater (1 episode)
1954 Medic (1 episode)
1963 The Dakotas (1 episode)
1957 Sugarfoot (1 episode)
1967 The Guns of Will Sonnett (1 episode)
1963 The Lieutenant (1 episode)
2002 V Graham Norton (1 episode)
1965 The Legend of Jesse James (1 episode)
2004 10 Things Every Guy Should Experience (1 episode)
1953 Letter to Loretta (1 episode)
1955 Kings Row (1 episode)
1975 Saturday Night Live (2 episode)
1995 Die Harald Schmidt Show (1 episode)
2007 The Graham Norton Show (1 episode) as Himself
1991 Fishing with John (2 episode) as Himself
2002 Firestarter: Rekindled (2 episode) as James Richardson
2000 Jason and the Argonauts (2 episode) as Pelias
2002 The Groovenians (1 episode) as Dad / King Normans (voice)
1998 The Crow: Stairway to Heaven (1 episode) as El Niño
1991 Fishing with John (6 episode)
1987 Seitenblicke (1 episode) as self
1992 HBO First Look (1 episode)
2007 Brando: The Documentary (2 episode) as Self

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