Dennis HopperLegendary actor Dennis Hopper's funeral service, which was held on Wednesday in Ranchos De Taos, New Mexico, counted Jack Nicholson and Val Kilmer among the mourning family and friends, the Associated Press reports. Hopper died on Saturday at age 74 after a lengthy battle with prostate cancer.

Nicholson starred alongside Hopper in 1969's 'Easy Rider,' that seminal ode to '60s counterculture; and Kilmer (as Elvis Presley) acted with Hopper in 'True Romance.' Dennis HopperLegendary actor Dennis Hopper's funeral service, which was held on Wednesday in Ranchos De Taos, New Mexico, counted Jack Nicholson and Val Kilmer among the mourning family and friends, the Associated Press reports. Hopper died on Saturday at age 74 after a lengthy battle with prostate cancer.

Nicholson starred alongside Hopper in 1969's 'Easy Rider,' that seminal ode to '60s counterculture; and Kilmer (as Elvis Presley) acted with Hopper in 'True Romance.'

Nicholson remembered the two-time Oscar nominee as "an all-around guy. It was a very singular relationship I had with him, like nobody else. We were soul mates in a way. I really miss him." Kilmer recalled his last conversation with Hopper on an airplane flight, remembering specifically that actor could always make him laugh.

Hopper's son, Henry Lee Hopper, read from Walt Whitman's collection of poems, 'Leaves of Grass.'



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