Child star who played Eddie Munster in NJ rehab
Friday 12 Nov 2010 6:47 a.m.
Actor Butch Patrick of The Munsters arrives at the TV Land Awards in Los Angeles, 2009 (Reuters)
The former child star who played boy werewolf Eddie Munster on TV has entered a drug and alcohol treatment facility.
Butch Patrick's agent said Thursday that the 57-year-old is in a private facility in New Jersey.
Agent Jodi Ritzen says Patrick is in rehab "to deal with a lifetime problem of substance abuse." Ritzen wouldn't disclose the name of the facility where he's being treated.
Patrick moved to the Philadelphia area earlier this year after being contacted by a West Chester woman who was a fan of The Munsters back in the 1960s. She announced last week that they had split.