A frail-looking Dennis Hopper was honored Friday with the 2,403rd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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The ailing 73-year-old actor —known for his roles in Speed, Blue Velvet and Hoosiers— appeared thin from his battle with prostate cancer when receiving the award in front of the Egyptian Theatre.
His co-star in The Indian Runnerand Boiling Point, Viggo Mortensen, also participated in the ceremony — as did Jack Nicholson, David Lynch, Dwight Yoakum and Hopper's 6-year-old daughter, Galen
Dennis Hopper files for divorce
Shortly after he was diagnosed with cancer, the star-writer-director of 1969's Easy Rider filed for divorce from his fifth wife, Victoria, who then petitioned for full custody of Galen.
His doctor, David Agus, has told The Associated Press that legal proceedings "could actually threaten his ability to survive his current health crisis." However, his doctor approved Hopper's appearance to receive his star because it would likely be a positive experience in this trying time.