Dennis Hopper: The Wild Ride of a Hollywood Rebel by Peter L. Winkler

By Peter L. Winkler

<span><span>One of America's such a lot exciting show-business luminaries and actual rebels, Dennis Hopper's impressive lifestyles used to be a roller-coaster sequence of triumphs and screw ups. consistently cause on proving his genius and leaving a legacy, the Emmy-winning and Oscar-nominated Hopper acted in additional than a hundred and fifteen videos and 4 television sequence, directed seven motion pictures, and passionately pursued an artist's existence as a photographer and writer and collector of contemporary paintings, embracing the paintings of artists like Warhol and Lichtenstein prior to the label "pop art" was once even coined. Dennis Hopper: The Wild experience of a Hollywood Rebel explores Hopper's existence from his lonely youth in Kansas, the place he turned decided to win the love of others by way of changing into a superb artist, to his usually drug-fueled days and nights in Hollywood and his religious domestic in Taos, New Mexico.

Dennis Hopper: The Wild trip of a Hollywood Rebel unsparingly records Hopper's trip from a self-destructive undesirable boy to a reformed member of the Hollywood institution and iconic survivor of the counterculture, supplying a revealing examine his early days in Hollywood, whilst he had an affair with sixteen-year-old Natalie wooden and took performing classes from James Dean, the making of Easy Rider, the crushing failure of The final Movie and Hopper's misplaced years in Taos, and his restoration and political correct flip within the past due Eighties. The ebook additionally delves into Hopper's tumultuous own existence, together with his dramatic try to divorce his spouse whereas he battled terminal melanoma.

This is the 1st e-book to hide the complete lifestyles and occupation of the guy who frolicked with James Dean, Elvis Presley, and Jack Nicholson, costarred in and directed Easy Rider, and got here again monstrous in Blue Velvet, overcoming years of alcoholism and drug dependancy. Dennis Hopper: The Wild journey of a Hollywood Rebel is a must-read for Hopper's fanatics, movie buffs, and readers addicted to famous person scandals.</span>
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By Peter L. Winkler

<span><span>One of America's such a lot exciting show-business luminaries and actual rebels, Dennis Hopper's impressive lifestyles used to be a roller-coaster sequence of triumphs and screw ups. consistently cause on proving his genius and leaving a legacy, the Emmy-winning and Oscar-nominated Hopper acted in additional than a hundred and fifteen videos and 4 television sequence, directed seven motion pictures, and passionately pursued an artist's existence as a photographer and writer and collector of contemporary paintings, embracing the paintings of artists like Warhol and Lichtenstein prior to the label "pop art" was once even coined. Dennis Hopper: The Wild experience of a Hollywood Rebel explores Hopper's existence from his lonely youth in Kansas, the place he turned decided to win the love of others by way of changing into a superb artist, to his usually drug-fueled days and nights in Hollywood and his religious domestic in Taos, New Mexico.

Dennis Hopper: The Wild trip of a Hollywood Rebel unsparingly records Hopper's trip from a self-destructive undesirable boy to a reformed member of the Hollywood institution and iconic survivor of the counterculture, supplying a revealing examine his early days in Hollywood, whilst he had an affair with sixteen-year-old Natalie wooden and took performing classes from James Dean, the making of Easy Rider, the crushing failure of The final Movie and Hopper's misplaced years in Taos, and his restoration and political correct flip within the past due Eighties. The ebook additionally delves into Hopper's tumultuous own existence, together with his dramatic try to divorce his spouse whereas he battled terminal melanoma.

This is the 1st e-book to hide the complete lifestyles and occupation of the guy who frolicked with James Dean, Elvis Presley, and Jack Nicholson, costarred in and directed Easy Rider, and got here again monstrous in Blue Velvet, overcoming years of alcoholism and drug dependancy. Dennis Hopper: The Wild journey of a Hollywood Rebel is a must-read for Hopper's fanatics, movie buffs, and readers addicted to famous person scandals.</span>
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