Dennis Hopper: Easy Rider Rides Again

Dennis Hopper back in style

"I thought I'd be dead before I was 30. Turning 40 stunned me. Fifty is a major miracle, and I think I may even make 70." So say other men who have just rounded the half-century mark, but Dennis Hopper is neither joking nor exaggerating. He is telling the sober truth. For a man whose name was once synonymous with drugs and booze to have survived to the age of 50 -- and have the audacity even to contemplate trying for the standard threescore and ten -- is no minor accomplishment. It is a megamiracle worthy of a Hollywood movie.

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