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Actor Dennis Hopper Discusses His Latest Film.

Actor Dennis Hopper co-stars in the new film "Carried Away." Hopper plays Joseph Svenden a school teacher who has an affair with a 17 year old female student. The film is based on the Jim Harrison novel "Farmer." Hopper made his feature film debut in "Rebel Without a Cause" in 1955. some other, but not all, of the films he has appeared include: "Easy Rider," "Apocalypse Now," "Blue Velvet." "Speed," "Waterworld," "River's Edge," "Hoosiers," and "Red Rock West." Hopper was born May 17, 1936 in Dodge City, Kansas. Trained for the stage in San Diego. In addition to acting, Hopper has directed film and written screenplays.




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Other segments from the episode on April 1, 1996

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, April 1, 1996: Interview with Dennis Hopper; Interview with Bertrand Tavernier.


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