Saturday, May 29, 2010

RIP Dennis Hopper (1936-2010)

Dennis Hopper has died at the age of 74 following a battle with prostate cancer.

Hopper directed, co-wrote and starred in the 1969 classic road movie Easy Rider, aswell as acting in epics like Apocalypse Now, Rebel Without a Cause, True Romance and Blue Velvet.

Hopper died on Saturday morning surrounded by friends and family at his home in Venice, California. "Dennis Hopper died this morning at 8:15 am from complications of metastasised prostate cancer. He died at home in Venice surrounded by family and friends," manager Sam Maydew said in a statement.