11 Biographical Movies |
5 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
16 Interviews |
29 Articles |
10 Pictorials |
7 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 9" (1.75 m)
Did You Know?
I made a picture called Super Mario Bros.
(1993), and my six-year-old son at the time - he's now 18 - he said, "Dad, I think you're probably a pretty good actor, but why did you play that terrible guy "King Koopa" in "Super Mario Bros."?" and I said, "Well Henry, I did that so you could have shoes", and he said, "Dad, I don't need shoes that badly".
When Sean Penn
was attached to star in Barfly
(1987), he wanted Hopper to direct the film. However, Charles Bukowski
had written the screenplay for Barbet Schroeder
, who had filmed him for French TV years before, and would not surrender it to Hopper, whom he despised as a gold-chain-wearing Hollywood phony.
Often had a goatee if he had facial hair in his films