Saturday, 29 May 2010

RIP Easy Rider

Hollywood icon Dennis Hopper has died in Venice, California
of Prostate Cancer at the age of 74. Best known for his film Easy Rider for which he Directed, co-wrote and acted in alongside Peter Fonda had been appearing in classic films form the 1950's where he had a small role alongside his close friend James Dean in Rebel Without a Cause and again in Giant.
He also appeared in such classic films as;
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
True Grit
The Last Movie
Apocalypse Now
Blue Velvet
Rumble Fish
True Romance
Red Rock West
as well as cult hits like George Romero's Land Of The Dead.
He is survived by 4 children.

1 comment:

  1. I am a fan Dennis Hopper. I have not seen all of his films by a long way but ones I have seen, such as Speed, Easy Rider, Waterworld and a few others I have enjoyed. I thought he was a excellent film baddie.