In a career that spans more than 50 years, Academy Award-nominated actor Gary Busey has appeared in well over 100 films, made headlines after multiple arrests, and survived both a 1988 motorcycle accident that left him with a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and a 1995 drug overdose.

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Today, the film star is sharing memories from his storied life in his recently published autobiography, “Buseyisms: Gary Busey’s Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth.”

“Life is so important, and it’s so quickly taken from you,” says the actor in the video above. “There’s no death. It’s just a passing to another plateau,” he adds.

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Tune in to Wednesday’s Dr. Phil, to hear how Gary says he overcame his addiction to cocaine, why the word Love means “Living on victorious energy,” and how living with the brain injury he sustained more than 30 years ago, “Put me in better touch with my truth of myself.”

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