R.I.P. Dennis Hopper

Just a day after the death of former child star Gary Coleman, legendary veteran actor Dennis Hopper has died at the age of 74 following a battle with prostate cancer which he was first diagnosed with last year reports The BBC.

The actor first came to notice with a small role in “Rebel Without a Cause” and went on to memorable roles in such films as “Easy Rider,” “Apocalypse Now,” “Blue Velvet,” “Gunfight at the O.K. Corral,” “Cool Hand Luke,” “Hang ‘Em High,” “True Grit,” “Mad Dog Morgan,” “Reborn,” “The Osterman Weekend,” “Hoosiers,” “Super Mario Bros.,” “True Romance,” “Speed,” “Waterworld,” “Basquiat,” “EDtv,” “Knockaround Guys,” “Land of the Dead” and TV shows like “24,” “Gunsmoke,” “E-Ring,” and “Crash”.

Hopper died Saturday morning surrounded by friends and family at his home in Venice, California.