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Daily Archives: May 29th, 2010

American actor and director Dennis Hopper looks on during press conference at the Cinematheque Francaise in Paris in October 2008. Hopper has died at age 74.

Dennis Hopper, the director, star and co-writer of “Easy Rider” and an edgy actor in numerous other films, has died at age 74 after a lengthy illness, his production company Easy Rider Productions confirmed.    
Hopper died  at 8:15 a.m. PT at his home in Venice, California  from complications of prostate cancer, a friend, Alex Hitz, told the Reuters news service.