'E.T.' star Henry Thomas arrested for DUII in Oregon


The actor who famously played Elliott in 1992's "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial", found himself in trouble with government officials again when he was arrested in Oregon. FOX 12 OR notes the actor was released this morning and is set to be arraigned November 1.

The actor was passed out behind the wheel and had to be rousted awake up by the officers, TMZ reported.

The actor, who's greatest recognized for taking part in bicycle-loving Elliott within the iconic film, was arrested on Monday night after police in OR had been known as to stories automotive had stopped within the center of a residential intersection.

The former movie star, 48, was booked into the Washington County Jai and is facing a misdemeanor DUII - driving under the influence of intoxicants - charge, the site reports.

He apparently spent the night at the Washington County Jail, with cops commenting to KATU that Thomas would be released, "when he's sober".

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Thomas was nominated "Best Actor" awards at the Golden Globes and the Saturn Awards for his role as Elliott.

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Thomas' breath alcohol content was not revealed by authorities.

LUCY NICHOLSON/AFP/Getty ImagesSteven Spielberg (L) welcomes original cast members Drew Barrymore (C) and Henry Thomas (R) to a 20th anniversary version premiere of his film "E.T".

Thomas has continued his acting career in several movies in the past three decades, most recently in Netflix's "The Haunting of Hill House".