Dennis Hopper who had such memorable roles in Easy Rider, Apocalypse Now, Speed, and Blue Velvet has passed away in his Venice home from a long bout of prostate cancer. He was only 74 years old. It was just two months ago that the actor was honored with the 2,403rd star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame. His star is located in front of the famous Grauman’s Chinese Theater. Aside from acting, Hopper directed the critically acclaimed film Colors and was a brilliant photographer, painter, and sculptor.