Henry Lee Hopper: Dennis Hopper’s Son

May 29, 2010

You can imagine that Henry Lee Hopper, Dennis Hopper’s son, is mourning the death of his father, and so his the world. The actor reportedly died morning at his Venice, California home. He was 74 years old. Find out more saddening details and see photos and a video right here.

Henry Lee Hopper

One of Hollywood’s finest talents has lost his fight with prostate cancer while thoughts and prayers are heard from around the world. Be sure to check out photos and videos below.

As a biography, Henry Lee Hopper was born in Los Angeles, California on September 11, 1990 so his age is 19. He is most-known as the late actor Dennis Hopper’s son. His mother is actress Katherine LaNasa. He has half-siblings from his father’s previous relationships: Marin Hopper (ex-wife, Brook Hayward), Ruthanna Hopper (exwife-Daria Halprin), and Galen Grier Hopper (wife-Victoria Duffy). He has acted in roles as himself in Kiss & Tell and Create (or Die). He was originally cast to debut his first lead role in the upcoming movie titled, My Soul To Take but was replaced by Max Thieriot due to becoming ill with mononucleosis.

In October of 2009, the legendary actor, Dennis Hopper, announced that he was in a battle for his life with prostate cancer. Throughout his fight, he also endured a very bitter divorce with wife, Victoria Duffy. Fortunately for him, he was surrounded by his children at his time of death.

Following the saddening new, a number of celebrities and fans show their support with messages, honoring one of Hollywood’s greatest actors:

Soleil Moon Frye: “RIP Dennis Hopper.The world was your canvas & you captured it brilliantly.Thank u for the friendship u gave my dad&inspiration u gave us all”

Marlee Matlin: “Dennis Hopper RIP. A maverick, a wonderful actor. You always got something unexpected from him. He will be missed”

Roger Ebert: “Dennis Hopper was born in Dodge City, and man, did he ever get out of Dodge.”

Talib Kweli: “Wow, RIP to one of my favorite actors, Dennis Hopper…from Easy Rider to Apocalype Now to True Romance, his performance blew me away”

Even though there are no details as to when or where the actor will be laid to rest, his wife said that Dennis would like to be buried in Taos, New Mexico, “his heart home”.

On March 26, 2010 the Hollywood great was awarded his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He also was given the upsetting news that his cancer was terminal and was considerably too weak to undergo chemotherapy.

For a walk down memory lane, featuring his most celebrated work, click here and view his most memorable moments in Hollywood history.

Such an incredible loss. My heart goes out to the entire Hopper family. You may leave your condolences in the comment box and see pictures and a video below.

Henry Lee Hopper Picture 1Henry Lee Hopper Photo 2Henry Lee Hopper Picture 3
(click on each of the photos to enlarge)

Photos: www.wenn.com/Zibi/Jody Cortes

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