Actor Dennis Hopper Has Prostate Cancer

Celebrity News Oct. 30, 2009 AT 9:04AM
Actor Dennis Hopper Has Prostate Cancer Credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images for CineVegas

Actor Dennis Hopper, 73, has prostate cancer, his manager has revealed.

Hopper - who recently wrapped filming on the second season of STARZ's Crash -- is being treated through a "special program" at the University of Southern California and is canceling all travel plans to focus on treatment.

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Asked about Hopper's prognosis, his manager tells the Associated Press, "We're hoping for the best."

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Hopper is best known for directing and starring in the 1969 cult film Easy Rider, for which he was nominated for a Best Original Screenplay Academy Award.

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