Desperate to live long enough to see his young daughter grow up, Tropic Thunder star NICK NOLTE checked into a German medical clinic to battle a longtime addiction to alcohol and drugs.
On May 18, Nick, 69, and his girlfriend, Clytie Lane, 41, checked into the exclusive Privatklinik in Germany, where he endured rehab therapy from the same doctor who treated Farrah Fawcett for cancer, The ENQUIRER has learned.
"Nick looked like death warmed over when he checked in," an insider said
"He reeked of alcohol and was obviously going through a heavy withdrawal, shaking and trembling.
"He was in really, really bad shape."
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