Dennis Hopper Remembered

Subscribe to Dennis Hopper alerts

A memorial service was held for Dennis Hopper yesterday (12.07.10).

Family and friends of the late 'Easy Rider' actor - who lost his battle with cancer in May aged 74 - gathered at the Santa Monica Pier, California, to hear tributes to the star, with pals Tony Shafrazi and Dwight Yoakam reading eulogies.

Among those in attendance at the service were Dennis' ex-wife Brooke Hayward, his daughter Marin and friends Eli Broad, Wendy Stark, Michael Chow, Barbara Davis, Peter Brant, Nikki Haskell, Alex Hitz and Ed Ruscha.

The service took place just a day after an exhibition of the actor's artwork, entitled, 'Double Standard', opened at Los Angeles' Geffen Contemporary, which is part of the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA).

Comprising over 200 works, the exhibition is described as the "first comprehensive survey of Hopper's prolific work" and features his art, film, photography and sculpture.

MOCA director Jeffrey Deitch praised the late star's talent, saying: "His fusion of artistic media has become an inspiration for the new artistic generation who often draw on performance and film as well as painting, sculpture, and photography in the creation of their work."


Tags: Dennis Hopper - Barbara Davis - Dwight Yoakam

Subscribe to Dennis Hopper alerts

More Dennis Hopper

Award Winning Actress, Karen Black, Dies After Losing Cancer Battle Aged 74

Karen Black, the actress famous for her roles in films such as Easy Rider, Five Easy Pieces and Nashville, died yesterday (Thursday 8th August). Her...

Dennis Hopper’s Daughter Is Now Rich. Very, Very Rich

Dennis Hopper’s daughter may only be 9-years-old, but she’s just become a multi-millionaire thanks to her famous father’s lucrative estate. The Oscar-nominated star and his...

Alpha and Omega Trailer

Kate and Humphrey are two wolves, they're both members of the same pack but from opposite ends of the scale. Kate is an Alpha, her...



Dennis Hopper Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Dennis Hopper

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All