Dennis Hopper died at his home in Venice at 8:15 am this morning from complications of prostate cancer, a family friend tells Reuters.

Hopper was surrounded by his family and friends. The actor, who was best known for starring in and directing Easy Rider, was 74 years old.
Multi-talented and unconventional actor/director regarded by many as one of the true “enfant terribles” of Hollywood who has led an amazing cinematic career for more than five decades.

Hopper applied for divorce from Victoria Duffy, his wife of 13 years earlier this year