Dennis Hopper’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)


Death Date

May 29, 2010

Age of Death

74 years

Cause of Death

Prostate Cancer


Movie Actor

The movie actor Dennis Hopper died at the age of 74. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Actor known for his dramatic performances in films such as Easy Rider, Blue Velvet, and Speed. His other notable films include Apocalypse Now and Rumble Fish.

He was married five times to Brooke Hayward, Michelle Phillips, Daria Halprin, Katherine Lanasa, and Victoria Duffy. His marriage to Michelle lasted for two weeks. He has four children: Henry, Ruthanna, Marin and Galen.



“Warner Bros. got into television very early, so I did a lot of television there. In the beginning, it was sort of okay to do television. But then it became this thing where movie actors didn’t do television – they certainly didn’t do commercials, because that just meant the end of your career.” (Dennis Hopper)


“The new generation doesn’t know anything about me except for what they saw in’ Easy Rider.'” (Dennis Hopper)


“Independent films in this country are in the same position. Miramax and Fine Line are not independent – they’re with Disney! Come on. Or they’re with Warner Brothers. They’re all with somebody.” (Dennis Hopper)


“To make a documentary is one thing, to make a feature film is quite another.” (Dennis Hopper)


“Work is fun to me. All those years of being an actor and a director and not being able to get a job – two weeks is too long to not know what my next job will be.” (Dennis Hopper)