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Dennis Hopper wanted badly to divorce wife Victoria and accused her of wanting him dead. Now that he is, will she inherit the Hollywood iconoclast's money?

The 74-year-old actor may have died peacefully over the weekend, but the war over his estate may be anything but, thanks to his marrying Victoria Hopper.

More specifically, thanks to his inability to divorce her in time.

Dennis had been desperately trying to end the marriage - he filed for divorce in January - but time ran out and the separation was not final when he passed.

Under their prenup, Victoria gets 25 percent of Dennis' fortune and a $250,000 life insurance payout - if they were married and living together when he died.

Dennis did not have good things to say about Victoria Hopper by the end.

That second part is critical because Victoria has been living in a separate house ... on the same property as Dennis. The definition of a legal gray area.

Victoria Hopper will surely argue that since she was on the property, she was indeed living with Dennis, and is thus entitled to the big financial payout.

Dennis' high powered attorney Joe Mannis would not be surprised in the least, saying "She said she would challenge it, and I fully expect her to do so."

His side could counter that Victoria Hopper tried to have him killed ... a minor hurdle. Victoria's alleged methods of offing Dennis never did come to light.

The probate battle over the estate should begin any day now.

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First, Gary Coleman. Now, Dennis Hopper.

A day after the former sitcom star passed away, this veteran actor lost his battle with cancer. He was 74.

Hopper died early Saturday morning at his house Venice, California, surrounded by family and friends. He was diagnosed with prostate cancer in October 2009.

The two-time Oscar nominee starred in such classic films as Easy Rider, Hoosiers, Speed and Apocalypse Now. Sadly, his personal life overshadowed his professional life during his last few months alive.

Earlier this spring, Hopper's fifth wife, Victoria, was accused of trying to have the actor killed.

Our thoughts go out to his loved ones.

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Dennis Hopper's wife wants him dead. And not in a half-serious, "oh, drop dead you jackass" kind of way. According to legal documents filed by the actor's assistant, someone tried to take the actor out, and the alleged culprit is his own wife.

Emily Davis made the shocking allegation in a declaration filed in Dennis' epic divorce battle with wife Victoria Hopper, who's accused of wanting him dead.

Davis claims she and everyone else in the Hopper household were "at the mercy of [wife Victoria's] cruelty" when Hopper had to be taken to the hospital.

That happened last December, and the assistant added simply that his wife "was trying to kill him." Emily didn't specify the alleged method of termination.

Is Dennis Hopper's wife Victoria trying to off him?

Davis claims Victoria Hopper, who's been trying to preserve her stake in Dennis' inheritance, "is a threat to all in the home and has already looted millions."

The wife's alleged looting consists of "property that is not hers."

Dennis' daughter from a prior marriage, Marin Hopper, who's actually older than Victoria Hopper, also weighed in, calling Victoria's behavior "frightening."

Marin accused her of spreading "slanderous lies" to the media.

Here's hoping Dennis has some good bodyguards ... Yeesh.

by Free Britney at . Comments

Women. You can't live with 'em ... if you're Dennis Hopper.

The 73-year-old has filed legal papers in his bitter divorce, and his doctor claims the less he has to do with his estranged wife, Victoria, the longer he'll live.

The actor's lawyer, Joe Mannis, says while his client battles advanced prostate cancer, Victoria has "repeatedly subjected him to severe emotional distress."

He's not kidding, either According to Dr. David Agus' declaration, "The presence of his estranged wife is hampering Mr. Hopper's present cancer care..."

"It is my belief and my recommendation that the less Mr. Hopper has to do with his estranged wife, the more likely he is to have his life extended."

This marriage may be in worse shape than Tiger and Elin Woods'.

Dennis is asking the judge for an order keeping Victoria 15 yards away from him and barring her from his residence. Probably not the worst idea.

Dennis filed for divorce against Victoria last month. She claims in response that Dennis' adult children are pulling his strings and want to cut her out of his will.

In their declarations, Dennis and his doctor say he is of sound mind to make his own decisions. If they divorce, she loses a 25 percent cut of Dennis' estate.

Hopper says that Victoria's mother "...told me in November 2009 that I should leave the bulk of my property to [Victoria] as I was going to die soon."

"I found this statement distressing, inappropriate, bizarre, and disturbing."

Dennis also says Victoria and her mom grilled him late one night in December about how much money and property Victoria would get when he died.

As for Victoria's claims that Dennis smoked medical marijuana in front of their young girl, he says he has never smoked anything in front of the child.

Dennis says Victoria's demand that he not smoke within six hours of seeing their daughter is "an absurd request." He says he would agreed to one hour.

Dennis is asking for daily visitation rights to 6-year-old Galen.

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