Dennis Hopper

Dennis Hopper

Name Dennis Hopper
Profession Movie Actor
Date of Birth 1970-01-01
Place of Birth Dodge City, KS
Age 74 yrs
Death Date 2010-05-29
Birth Sign Taurus

About Dennis Hopper

Actor known for his dramatic performances in films such as Easy Rider, Blue Velvet, and Speed. His other notable films include Apocalypse Now and Rumble Fish.

Early Life of Dennis Hopper

He studied drama with actor Lee Strasberg for five years at the Actors’ Studio in New York City.

Trivia

One of his earliest works was with James Dean in A Rebel Without a Cause.

Family Life

He was married five times to Brooke Hayward, Michelle Phillips, Daria Halprin, Katherine Lanasa, and Victoria Duffy. His marriage to Michelle lasted for two weeks. He has four children: Henry, Ruthanna, Marin and Galen.

Associated With

He used to be good friends with Viggo Mortensen.

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Hedda Hopper

Hedda Hopper

Name Hedda Hopper
Profession Journalist
Date of Birth 1970-01-01
Place of Birth Hollidaysburg, PA
Age 80 yrs
Death Date 1966-02-01
Birth Sign Taurus

About Hedda Hopper

Hollywood gossip columnist and rival of film critic and fellow gossip writer Louella Parsons. Her “Hedda Hopper’s Hollywood” column, which eventually fed the anti-communist hysteria of the McCarthy era by naming alleged communists, first appeared in the Los Angeles Times in the late 1930s.

Early Life Experience of Hedda Hopper

Before becoming a journalist, she had a career as a Broadway chorus girl.

Trivia Info

She and her siblings grew up in a German Baptist Brethren family in Pennsylvania.

Family Life and Relationship

She married actor DeWolf Hopper in 1913; together, they raised an actor son, William Hopper.

Close Associates

She once interviewed Lucille Ball on a television special.

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Edward Hopper

Edward Hopper

Name Edward Hopper
Profession Painter
Date of Birth 1882-07-22
Place of Birth New York
Age 84 yrs
Death Date 1967-05-15
Birth Sign Cancer

About Edward Hopper

Iconic American realist painter whose best-known works included “Nighthawks” from 1942 and “Automat” from 1927. He was skilled both at watercolor and etching.

Early Life Experience of Edward Hopper

He developed, as a young man, a philosophy of life and art that was greatly influenced by the literary work of Ralph Waldo Emerson. His first signed oil painting was ‘Rowboat in Rocky Cove’ from 1895.

Trivia Info

He was famous for his artistic depictions of urban and rural life in America.

Family Life and Relationship

His birthplace and boyhood home became known as the Edward Hopper House Art Center and was entered into the National Register of Historic Places in 2000. He married Josephine Nivison Hopper in 1924.

Close Associates

He was influenced by Mark Rothko.

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DeWolf Hopper

DeWolf Hopper

Name DeWolf Hopper
Profession Music Producer
Date of Birth 1858-03-30
Place of Birth New York
Age 77 yrs
Death Date 1935-09-23
Birth Sign Aries

About DeWolf Hopper

Noted entertainer of the early radio era who was at his best when performing Casey at Bat, the legendary baseball poem.

Early Life Experience of DeWolf Hopper

His parents encouraged him to become a lawyer, but he had different dreams.

Trivia Info

He combined comedy with music in many performances of Gilbert and Sullivan’s H.M.S. Pinafore. He starred in more then 30 Broadway musicals.

Family Life and Relationship

He married the noted columnist Hedda Hopper on May 8, 1913.

Close Associates

He started performing Casey at Bat when hardly anyone knew the Ernest Thayer baseball poem.

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Grace Hopper | Computer Scientist

Grace Hopper | Computer Scientist

Name Grace Hopper
Profession Computer Scientist
Date of Birth 1906-12-09
Place of Birth New York City, NY
Age 85 yrs
Death Date 1992-01-01
Birth Sign Sagittarius

About Grace Hopper

Computer scientist who developed a compiler system for computer programs and conceptualized the idea of machine-independent programming languages. She was one of the first programmers of the Harvard Mark I computer, which was finished in 1944.

Early Life Experience of Grace Hopper

She attended Vassar College, where she received a leave of absence from before being sworn into the United States Navy Reserve during World War II.

Trivia Info

She is credited with popularizing the term “debugging” for fixing computer glitches and the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Hopper (DDG-70) is named for her.

Family Life and Relationship

She married NYU professor Vincent Foster Hopper in 1930.

Close Associates

She was influenced by Barbara McClintock.

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