Clint Eastwood persuaded Charlie Sheen for rehab

London: Actor Charlie Sheen revealed that filmmaker Clint Eastwood had convinced him to seek professional help to cope with his drug problems.

Sheen has struggled with addiction throughout much of his career, and was once hospitalised in 1998 after overdose of cocaine.

"There`s a phone call at the very end (of the intervention), and it`s Clint Eastwood. And he says, `Come on, kid, you know, you`re tougher than this, just go fix yourself, get back in the game," Sheen said during a TV interview, reports

"And I was like, `Alright, Clint.` How do you say no to Dirty Harry, you know? So I went (into rehab)... It helped at the time," he added,