Hopper, William

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William Hopper
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Hopper, William Gender: M
born on 26 January 1915 at 19:00 (= 7:00 PM )
Place New York NY, USA, 40n42, 74w00
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 05°59' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 17°10 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 29°20'


American actor and noted family, he was the son of Hedda and De Wolf Hopper. In the '30s, he co-starred in a number of "B" pictures, and then dropped out for a decade to sell cars. He made his comeback as a character actor in the '50s, eventually landing a lead role opposite Raymond Burr in the popular courtroom drama series "Perry Mason," 1970.

He died on March 6, 1970 in Palm Springs, CA of pneumonia.

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Death by Disease 1970 (Pneumonia, age 54 or 55)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1970 ("Perry Mason")

Source Notes

Yoe Stein quotes his mom, Hedda Hopper, in her autobiography "From Under My Hat"


  • Vocation : Business/Marketing : Sales (Cars)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Family : Childhood : Family noted (Mom)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV series/ Soap star ("Perry Mason")
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Pneumonia (Terminal)