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Burt Reynolds' Sad Last Days: Incontinence, Arthritis & Round-The-Clock Nursing Care!

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Sep. 6 2018, Published 7:26 p.m. ET

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Burt Reynolds, who died Thursday at the age of 82, spent his final days as a frail mess, as health issues ravaged his body. The Hollywood legend suffered from many embarrassing on-set health issues during his sad later years, and was seen recently wielding a cane and asking others for help walking around. Click through this RadarOnline.com gallery to learn more.

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As late as March, during one of his final public appearances, Reynolds grasped a cane for balance, and needed others to take care of him as he stood up and sat down.

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As Radar has reported, Reynolds had been battling a number of health woes, including heart disease and arthritis.

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According to sources, the Oscar nominee had round-the-clock nursing care at his home in Jupiter, Fla., and could no longer walk on his own.

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On the set of his most recent release, The Last Movie Star, sources told Radar that Reynolds suffered several humiliating bouts of incontinence.

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Some friends feared Reynolds showed many of the signs of early Parkinson’s disease — a tremor in his hand, zero expression on his face and stiffness in his joints.

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“On some days, Burt struggles to get off the couch,” an insider previously told Radar. “He knows something is wrong but is refusing to see a specialist just in case it’s bad news.”

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Reynolds had been working on writer and director Quentin Tarantino’s new movie, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, a crime thriller that is due out next year.

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Insiders say the aging actor never got over the recent deaths of those closest to him, including frequent co-star Dom DeLuise and Jim Neighbors, less than a year ago.

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“I am deeply saddened to hear of  Jim Neighbors’ passing- he was a great friend-we did several movies together,” Reynolds said in a statement given to TheWrap. “He had a big voice and a bigger zest for life – I loved him and so did millions of others.”

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The same could be said for Burt.

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