Dennis Hopper Dead at 74
Actor Dennis Hopper has died. The 74-year-old longtime Venice resident died at his home following a battle with prostate cancer, reports the LA Times.
The actor had a long career in entertainment, having made his debut as one of the high school gang members who hassle James Dean's character in the 1955 classic Rebel Without a Cause. Hopper went on to rise to prominence through roles in films such as Cool Hand Luke, True Grit, Apocalypse Now, Rumble Fish, Speed, and Hoosiers, but may be most known for his breakout role in Easy Rider (full filmography).