Dennis HopperActing legend Dennis Hopper is apparently losing his battle with prostate cancer after the deadly disease spread to his bones.

The star of such iconic movies as Easy Rider, Blue Velvet and Apocalypse Now, revealed his struggle with the illness in October after he was admitted to hospital suffering from "severe flu-like symptoms." Dennis HopperActing legend Dennis Hopper is apparently losing his battle with prostate cancer after the deadly disease spread to his bones.

The star of such iconic movies as 'Easy Rider,' 'Blue Velvet' and 'Apocalypse Now,' revealed his struggle with the illness in October after he was admitted to hospital suffering from "severe flu-like symptoms."

According to the News of The World, he immediately underwent treatment at the University of Southern California, but doctors admit hopes for the 73-year-old are fading after the cancer spread. Medics have informed Hopper - who has battled the disease since 2002 - that his cancer is incurable and that he may be facing his final days.

The National Enquirer has also reported that the actor had already begun saying goodbye to friends, family and loved ones after he recently finished filming for his US TV show Crash.

Hopper is married to Victoria Duffy, his fifth wife, and the couple have a six-year-old daughter together.

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