Dennis Hopper, the multi-talented actor, director, writer, photographer and painter, died in Los Angeles on Saturday, after a battle with cancer. A constant supporter of the Taurus World Stunt Awards, he presented numerous awards and hosted the televised program in 2003 and 2004.
Born on May 17, 1936 in Kansas, Dennis moved to California as a teenager began working as an actor in the 1955 film Rebel Without a Cause. During his extensive film and television career, he went on to entertain multiple generations with memorable characters in films like Speed and Apocalypse Now. Perhaps his most infamous role was in Easy Rider, a critically acclaimed film which he wrote, directed and starred in.