sábado, 29 de mayo de 2010
Dennis Hooper: otra leyenda nos deja
Dennis Hopper, the one-time Hollywood enfant terrible who portrayed such indelible characters as "Easy Rider's" biker Billy and "Blue Velvet's" and huffing villain Frank Booth, died of prostate cancer Saturday morning at his home in Venice, California, his wife said. He was 74.
Hopper, who was diagnosed with prostate cancer last October, ... See Morewas surrounded by his children when he died, his wife, Victoria Hopper. told CNN.
Funeral arrangements have not been decided, but Hopper's wish was to be buried in Taos, New Mexico, "his heart home," Victoria Hopper said.
The American film icon made his last public appearance on March 26, 2010, when his star was dedicated on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.
Over almost six decades as a performer and director, his career spanned a range of Hollywood trends: TV's live "Golden Age," films about disillusioned teenagers, a variety of Westerns, anti-establishment dramas, offbeat indie films, action blockbusters and edgy cable series. He often played villains, occasionally lost souls, almost all with a force and empathy.
Share your tributes, memories of Dennis Hopper