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Dennis Hopper

1936 - 2010

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Dennis Lee Hopper (May 17, 1936 – May 29, 2010) was an American actor, filmmaker and photographer. 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 for himself 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 9,184,105 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 65 in 2019). Dennis Hopper is the 251st most popular actor (down from 197th in 2019), the 458th most popular biography from United States (down from 383rd in 2019) and the 124th 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 251 out of 9,996Before him are Glenn Close, Rudolph Valentino, Isabelle Huppert, Pat Morita, Sharon Stone, and Raffaella Carrà. After him are Julianne Moore, Michelle Pfeiffer, Colin Firth, Malcolm McDowell, Cate Blanchett, and Lauren Bacall.

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Among people born in 1936, Dennis Hopper ranks 23Before him are Robert Woodrow Wilson, David Carradine, Barack Obama Sr., F. W. de Klerk, Harald zur Hausen, and Richard Bach. After him are Wilt Chamberlain, Zubin Mehta, Glen Campbell, Jim Clark, Ismail Kadare, and Aga Khan IV. Among people deceased in 2010, Dennis Hopper ranks 13Before him are Gloria Stuart, Éric Rohmer, Benoit Mandelbrot, Zecharia Sitchin, Juan Antonio Samaranch, and Claude Chabrol. After him are Bobby Farrell, Marshall Warren Nirenberg, Gennady Yanayev, Ali Hassan al-Majid, Tsutomu Yamaguchi, and Maurice Allais.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dennis Hopper ranks 458 out of 18,182Before him are Jim Jones (1931), Rutherford B. Hayes (1822), Sharon Stone (1958), Willis Carrier (1876), Iggy Pop (1947), and Richard Bach (1936). After him are Julianne Moore (1960), Michelle Pfeiffer (1958), Terry Gilliam (1940), George Armstrong Custer (1839), Diana Ross (1944), and Paul Tibbets (1915).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Dennis Hopper ranks 124Before him are George Clooney (1961), Joan Crawford (1904), Montgomery Clift (1920), Glenn Close (1947), Pat Morita (1932), and Sharon Stone (1958). After him are Julianne Moore (1960), Michelle Pfeiffer (1958), Lauren Bacall (1924), Danny Trejo (1944), Goldie Hawn (1945), and Bryan Cranston (1956).

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