Dennis Hopper

1936 - 2010

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Dennis Lee Hopper (May 17, 1936 – May 29, 2010) was an American actor and film director. He is known for his roles as mentally disturbed outsiders and rebels. He earned prizes from the Cannes Film Festival and Venice International Film Festival as well as nominations for two Academy Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award and two Golden Globe Awards. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dennis Hopper has received more than 11,304,005 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 67 in 2019). Dennis Hopper is the 232nd most popular actor (up from 250th in 2019), the 443rd most popular biography from United States (up from 458th in 2019) and the 112th most popular American Actor.

Dennis Hopper is most famous for his role in the 1969 film Easy Rider. He played the role of Billy, a biker who joins a cross-country motorcycle journey with two other bikers.

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  • 70

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  • 4.49

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  • 5.37

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Dennis Hopper ranks 232 out of 13,578Before him are George Clooney, Ed Harris, Shirley MacLaine, Robbie Coltrane, Richard Widmark, and Liv Ullmann. After him are Anna Magnani, Dolph Lundgren, Lauren Bacall, Ursula Andress, Mako, and Viggo Mortensen.

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Among people born in 1936, Dennis Hopper ranks 20Before him are Andrei Chikatilo, F. W. de Klerk, John McCain, Valery Legasov, Ismail Kadare, and Wilt Chamberlain. After him are Ursula Andress, Barack Obama Sr., Harald zur Hausen, Uwe Seeler, Zubin Mehta, and Virna Lisi. Among people deceased in 2010, Dennis Hopper ranks 10Before him are Leslie Nielsen, Gloria Stuart, Tony Curtis, Ronnie James Dio, Benoit Mandelbrot, and Bobby Farrell. After him are Claude Chabrol, Éric Rohmer, Tsutomu Yamaguchi, Juan Antonio Samaranch, Georges Charpak, and Ali Hassan al-Majid.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dennis Hopper ranks 443 out of 20,380Before him are Richard Widmark (1914), Jim Mattis (1950), Albert Fish (1870), Michael Porter (1947), Wilt Chamberlain (1936), and Jack Kerouac (1922). After him are Yehudi Menuhin (1916), Herbert A. Simon (1916), Edward Hopper (1882), Leslie Groves (1896), Lauren Bacall (1924), and Bernie Madoff (1938).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Dennis Hopper ranks 112Before him are Jessica Lange (1949), Peter Fonda (1940), George Clooney (1961), Ed Harris (1950), Shirley MacLaine (1934), and Richard Widmark (1914). After him are Lauren Bacall (1924), Viggo Mortensen (1958), Danny Trejo (1944), Bryan Cranston (1956), Jayne Mansfield (1933), and Jodie Foster (1962).

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