RIP and Goddess Bless Dennis Hopper. He was one of my heroes and model social outcasts at a very young age - and a true social outcast in that always distinguished himself from popular stands.
I loved "Easy Riders", just a brilliant movie. And in "Hoosiers", where he hits bottom, in "Apocalypse Now", when he was so out of it he couldn't remember his lines, and in the films he did later in life (like "Speed). He certainly was willing to dabble in the dark side and did so brilliantly.
I'm also probably one of the few people in the world who liked his film "The Last Movie", which somehow was the award for best film at the Venice Film Festival. He was drunk and/or stoned for most of the movie, which was made in Mexico, but to me the story and spiritual sensibility made sense - though anyone I've watched it with has disagreed (whereas I have seen it at least twice over the years).
I remember one scene in the movie where Hopper is driving down a road. The images changes to a screen with 'Scene Missing' on it and then goes back to Hopper driving down a road.
And then there was another scene with fellow alcoholics partying in Mexico, including Kris Kristoffersen and Michelle Phillips (whom Hopper was married to for eights days - he said that seven of them were actually quite good