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'Easy Rider' star dies in Venice, Calif., at the age of 74 from complications due to prostate cancer


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Actor dies at age of 74

Actor Dennis Hopper, whose 50-year film career spanned such classics as "Rebel Without a Cause," "Easy Rider," "Apocalypse Now" and "Blue Velvet" died Saturday following a battle with prostate cancer, Reuters reported. He was 74.
Hopper died from complications related to the cancer at his home in Venice, Calif., at 8:15am PT and had friends and family by his side, friend Alex Hitz told Reuters.

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man that is such a loss. You always think celebrities have access to the best treatments, plus access to preventitive measures. so defeating when some one privlidged loses the fight.
 

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He seemed to have drifted towards conservativism in his later years, so I admire that, even though not fully converted, he could see some light. He was also a hell of a talent and could be funny and scary all at once.

My favorite roll though was in "Hoosiers". RIP Dennis.
 
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