Dennis Hopper

1936 - 2010

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Dennis Lee Hopper (May 17, 1936 – May 29, 2010) was an American actor and filmmaker. He attended the Actors Studio, made his first television appearance in 1954, and soon after appeared in Giant (1956). In the next ten years he made a name in television, and by the end of the 1960s had appeared in several films, notably Cool Hand Luke (1967) and Hang 'Em High (1968). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dennis Hopper has received more than 7,611,343 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 63 in 2019). Dennis Hopper is the 197th most popular actor (down from 159th in 2019), the 383rd most popular biography from United States (down from 314th in 2019) and the 96th 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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Among actors, Dennis Hopper ranks 197 out of 10,030Before him are George Lazenby, Giulietta Masina, Geoffrey Rush, Michel Piccoli, Jacqueline Bisset, and Patrick Stewart. After him are Jeremy Irons, Lucia Bosè, Kathy Bates, George Clooney, Angela Lansbury, and Paulette Goddard.

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Among people born in 1936, Dennis Hopper ranks 20Before him are Wilt Chamberlain, David Carradine, Barack Obama Sr., Richard Bach, John McCain, and F. W. de Klerk. After him are Robert Woodrow Wilson, Barry Barish, Glen Campbell, Ursula Andress, Michael Landon, and Uwe Seeler. Among people deceased in 2010, Dennis Hopper ranks 9Before him are Leslie Nielsen, Gloria Stuart, Ronnie James Dio, Tony Curtis, Juan Antonio Samaranch, and Éric Rohmer. After him are Benoit Mandelbrot, Lech Kaczyński, Claude Chabrol, Zecharia Sitchin, Bobby Farrell, and Tsutomu Yamaguchi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dennis Hopper ranks 383 out of 15,968Before him are Arthur Compton (1892), Albert Fish (1870), George Armstrong Custer (1839), Calvin Klein (1942), Dian Fossey (1932), and Tim Burton (1958). After him are Carl David Anderson (1905), Paul Ekman (1934), Chuck Jones (1912), Ralph Lauren (1939), Kathy Bates (1948), and Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Dennis Hopper ranks 96Before him are Martin Sheen (1940), David Carradine (1936), Jerry Lewis (1926), Angelina Jolie (1975), Anthony Perkins (1932), and Montgomery Clift (1920). After him are Kathy Bates (1948), George Clooney (1961), Paulette Goddard (1910), Michael Clarke Duncan (1957), Jeff Bridges (1949), and Janet Leigh (1927).

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