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Dennis Hopper: Dead at 74 After Cancer Battle

Dennis Hopper: Dead at 74 After Cancer Battle

Dennis Hopper died today (May 29) from prostate cancer complications at his home in Venice, Calif.

The 74-year-old actor died at 8:15 a.m., with his family and friends at his side.

Dennis had been married five times and was going through divorce proceedings with his current wife Victoria, who stated that the actor was seeking to cut her out of her inheritance (a claim he denied).

Dennis’ career included films such as the 1969 classic, Easy Rider, as well as Rebel Without a Cause, Apocalypse Now and Blue Velvet.

Our deepest condolences to Dennis’ friends and family. RIP!

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# 3
African Girl @ 05/29/2010 at 2:04 pm

Whoa!!!
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Sad!!!

# 4

Que mal….que descanse en paz…♥

# 5

Amazing actor!

# 6
supernova @ 05/29/2010 at 2:08 pm

Thank you Dennis for all the emotions you gave us throuw your films…

# 7

Very, very sad. RIP Denis.

# 8

He was special.
Rest in peace, David!

# 9

omg this is so sad. im glad hollywood finally gave his star. RIP mr Hopper.

RIP Dennis! condolences to his family!

I wonder who’s next. They always go in 3s. Love rebel without a cause

Sad! I thought his wife said he wasn’t really that sick. She was playing dirty. I hope she gets none of this estate. RIP

Wow.. Another loss :( so saddened by this, he was special
may he rest in peace and my condolences go to his family and friends <3

RIP dennis!!! he was a very good actor…remember speed

He was one of a kind. Very good actor. I’m sorry to hear this..

RIP

This man was an incredible talent.
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May God rest his soul.

He was so so talented, Blue Velvet is an amazing movie. A true loss :(

RIP Dennis. You were one of the truly talented actors. I hope your ex-wife Victoria, and other online posters, who said he was well enough to appear in court a while ago are now fully chagrined…sadly Dennis proved he was NOT well enough.

noo. i love him in easy rider…
rip =(

RIP Dennis. You are a great actor. Hollywood lost one of its best today. Loved you in “Giant”

I am glad he led a full life. Experimentation in life, love and creation; and did it like an artist should. RIP Dennis.

rip
he was such an outstanding actor
big loss for holluywood

La Granouille @ 05/29/2010 at 3:50 pm

Goodbye, Mr. Hopper, you will be missed.

His death is a gigantic loss. He was one hell of an actor. No one will be able to fill his shoes.

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