Dennis Hopper (b. 1936-d. 2010) was an American film actor. His complete filmography is quite long; some of his most noteworthy roles were in Easy Rider, The Sons of Katie Elder, Apocalypse Now, Hoosiers and An American Carol. Last, he appeared in Alpha and Omega. Hopper was politically conservative, having voted Republican since at least 2004, and contributed financially to the Republican National Committee . In the 2008 presidential election, he endorsed Democrat Barack Obama.