May 17, 1936 (87)
Dennis Hopper (May 17, 1936 – May 29, 2010) was an American actor and filmmaker. He attended the Actors Studio, made his first television appearance in 1954, and soon after appeared in Giant (1956). In the next ten years he made a name in television, and by the end of the 1960s had appeared in several films, notably Cool Hand Luke (1967) and Hang ‘Em High (1968). Hopper also began a prolific and acclaimed photography career in the 1960s.