Hopper, William

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Hopper, William Gender: M
born on 26 January 1915 at 19:00 (= 7:00 PM )
Place New York, New York, 40n43, 74w0
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
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°21'

William Hopper


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



  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1970 ("Perry Mason")

Source Notes

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

Sy Scholfield quotes his mother in Los Angeles Times, 10 Sep. 1952, p.2: "Bill was born at 7 o'clock the night of Jan. 26."


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