Hollywood actor Dennis Hopper dies

Los Angeles, May 29 (DPA) Legendary screen actor and Hollywood rebel, Dennis Hopper, has died at the age of 74, local media reported Saturday.

Hopper was best known for his role in the epoch-defining late 1960s film ‘Easy Rider’, although he also starred in ‘Apocalypse Now’, and ‘Blue Velvet’.

His death was reported by the Los Angeles Daily News, saying the actor died at home in Venice Beach, Los Angeles, with his family in attendance.