Dennis Hopper Rushed to Hospital

Actor suffers flu-like symptoms
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 1, 2009 2:07 AM CDT
Dennis Hopper attends the 18th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards at Cipriani Wall Street in New York last year.   (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)
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(Newser) – Dennis Hopper was rushed to a hospital in New York yesterday after complaining of flu-like symptoms.The Easy Rider and Blue Velvet star was brought to an emergency room hooked up to numerous tubes and breathing through an oxygen mask, sources tell Entertainment Tonight. There were no immediate details on his condition. The actor, 73, had to cancel numerous local appearances promoting his new TV series, Crash.