Dennis Hopper , aged 74 was suffering with prostate cancer. Besides cancer, his life was really in tough situation divorcing his long term partner. An article found in paper is given below.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Hollywood actor Dennis Hopper, best known for directing and starring in the 1969 cult classic “Easy Rider,” died Saturday at his home in Venice, California, from complications of prostate cancer, a friend told Reuters. Hopper was 74.
The hard-living screen icon died at 8:15 a.m. PDT , surrounded by family and friends, said the friend, Alex Hitz.
Well, its time that we understand every one has to leave the world one day or the other. Lets pray that Dennis Hopper rests in peace.
His great work in films is the classic Easy Rider which was directed and co written by dennis hopper himself. The tagline for the existential film seemed to sum up the nation’s post-Summer of Love hangover: ”A man went looking for America. And couldn’t find it anywhere.”