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Dennis Hopper

Actor and Director Dennis Hopper
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Profession: Actor and Director

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: True Grit, Blue Velvet, Easy Rider

Born: May 17, 1936
Birthplace: Dodge City, Kansas, USA

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus

Died: May 29, 2010 (aged 74)

Married Life

  • 1970-10-31 "Easy Rider" director and actor Dennis Hopper (34) weds singer Michelle Phillips (26) in Mexico
  • 1970-11-08 "Easy Rider" director and actor Dennis Hopper (34) divorces singer Michelle Phillips (26) only 8 days after getting married
  • 1996-04-12 Actor and filmmaker Dennis Hopper (60) weds actress Victoria Duffy (29) at Boston's Old South Church
  • 2010-01-14 "Easy Rider" director and actor Dennis Hopper (73) divorces his fifth wife Victoria Duffy due to irreconcilable differences and out-of-control spending

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