Elliot from ET gets charged with DUI

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TUALATIN, Ore. (WEHT/CNN) – ET: The Extra-terrestrial can’t phone home to get Elliot out of this jam.

Actor Henry Thomas, who starred in the 1992 film “ET: The Extra-Terrestrial” was arrested for driving under the influence on Monday.

Police in Tualatin, Oregon says the former child star was found passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle parked in a travel lane Monday night.

He was taken to the Washington County Jail, where the 48-year-old was charged with misdemeanor DUI.

Thomas was released on his own recognizance Tuesday morning.

Although best known for playing the role of Elliot in E.T., Thomas had a role in Netflix’s Haunting Of Hill House last year.

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(This story was originally published on October 22, 2019)

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