March 26th, 2010
05:39 PM ET

Ailing actor Dennis Hopper gets his star

Dennis Hopper took what may be his final bow Friday as his star was dedicated on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.

His lawyer and doctor told the judge overseeing his divorce this week that Hopper is dying of prostate cancer, but the 73-year-old actor was smiling broadly during the ceremony.

"I just want to thank you," Hopper told the crowd surrounding him. "That's all I can do."

"Easy Rider" co-star Jack Nicholson stood behind Hopper as Hollywood star number 2,403 was revealed with Hopper's name in front of the Egyptian theater. Other stars on hand included director David Lynch and singers Johnny Mathis and Dwight Yoakum.

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