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Reservoir Dogs actor Michael Madsen arrested for ‘driving under the influence’

The 61-year-old was released on Monday morning.

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Michael Madsen (Gerard McCarthy/PA)

Michael Madsen (Gerard McCarthy/PA)

Michael Madsen (Gerard McCarthy/PA)

Police have arrested actor Michael Madsen for allegedly driving under the influence.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said Madsen was driving a Land Rover, which struck a post in Malibu, California, around 8pm on Sunday.

The 61-year-old, who has been featured in such Quentin Tarantino movies as Reservoir Dogs and Kill Bill, was not injured.

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Actor Michael Madsen (Joel Ryan/PA)

Actor Michael Madsen (Joel Ryan/PA)

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Actor Michael Madsen (Joel Ryan/PA)

Officers questioned Madsen and he was placed under arrest.

His blood-alcohol level was not immediately available.

He was released from jail on Monday morning.

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