Easy Rider Director Dennis Hopper Dies

After prostate cancer battle Dennis Hopper, 74, a high-flying actor and director of ‘Easy Rider’ died about 9 a.m. Saturday at his home in Venice.

Hollywood star Dennis Hopper was admitted to the Cedars Sinai Medical Centre shortly before Christmas. In last September with flu-like symptoms Hopper said he was suffering with prostate cancer. Family members told that the disease had spread to other organs in his system.

Hopper married five times and is survived by his four children. He had been going through a difficult divorce from his wife Victoria.

Dennis Hopper’s memorable and erratic career included in “Rebel Without a Cause”, “Easy Rider” and “Blue Velvet.”

“There are moments that I’ve had some real brilliance, you know, but I think they are moments. And sometimes, in a career, moments are enough,” Hopper reflected recently.

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