Death of Dennis Hopper

May 17, 1936 - May 29, 2010
| Age 74

Creator of hit 'Easy Rider,' dies
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By CHRISTOPHER WEBER, Associated Press Writer


Dennis Hopper, the high-flying Hollywood wild man whose memorable and erratic career included an early turn in "Rebel Without a Cause," an improbable smash with "Easy Rider" and a classic character role in "Blue Velvet," has died. He was 74.

Hopper died Saturday at his home in the Los Angeles beach community of Venice, surrounded by family and friends, family friend Alex Hitz said. Hopper's manager announced...

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