Nick Nolte: Fisherman's Friend?

7/23/2007 11:19 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Fresh from his curious airport "nap" in Hawaii, a raggedy Nick Nolte was snapped outside a restaurant in Malibu this weekend, looking like a messed up lab tech on the USS Casablanca.

Reports have attributed his derelict behavior to "role research." Is he doing Lohan's biopic?