Dennis Hopper -- Shining Star

3/26/2010 2:50 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Dennis Hopper got a break from the harshness of life today when he was honored by getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


Jack Nicholson and Viggo Mortensen, along with other celebs, were on hand to watch the "Easy Rider" star thank fans.

Hopper is battling cancer and his estranged wife, Victoria.