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Is out of Hollywood today -- one of Hollywood's original bad boys Dennis Hopper has died at the age.
Of 74 he had been battling prostate cancer for some time.
Had been sick for a while in fact that this is some video of his last.
Public appearance and as you can see he did not look great there accepting his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
He was best known probably for directing and starring in the cult classic easy rider.
That was back in 1969 but this was a long Hollywood career beginning in the mid fifties when he began.
Work in television he appeared in a couple of movies -- James Dean.
He went on to be -- nominated for an Academy Award for the movie hoosiers.
He also started another cult classic blue velvet.
He had sort of a creepy persona in a lot of his roles.
And it's served him well a long and distinguished career in Hollywood again Dennis Hopper.
Dies at his home in California surrounded by friends and family.
Due to complications from prostate cancer at the age of.
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