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.

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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.