Actor Dennis Hopper has passed away after a long battle with prostate cancer, a friend told Reuters. Hopper was best known for directing and starring in the 1969 classic "Easy Rider." He was 74.
With the news of Hollywood legend Dennis Hopper's death on Saturday morning came a flurry of Tweets from stars who took to the micro-blogging service to memorialize the "Easy Rider" star.
"RIP Dennis Hopper. One of the great ones."
"Dennis Hopper RIP. A maverick, a wonderful actor. You always got something unexpected from him. He will be missed."
"People we lost another good one. Actor Dennis hopper has passed away."
"RIP Dennis Hopper – 'Somewhere in my strange career, someone has liked something.'
"RIP to another LEGEND Dennis Hopper a great actor, great director and a brilliant artist. Your work will live on as will ur spirit."
"Oh man!!! All my thoughts & prayers to both Gary Coleman & Dennis Hopper's families. I am so sorry for your loss & wish you all the best during this difficult time.Rest In Peace♥†♥"
"This hard to say Dennis Hopper RIP 'Easy Rider'"
"Dennis was the ultimate gentleman & bon vivant greatly loved in Las Vegas. In his last days he was embroiled in bitter ugly divorce battle. Will always remember from smoking our cigars at the Casa Fuente store in Forum Shops of Caesars Palace. We have lost 1 of the great ones!"
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