Actor Michael Madsen Arrested

Madsen appeared to be drunk when deputies responded to the Malibu residence, sheriff's said

By Samantha Tata
|  Saturday, Mar 10, 2012  |  Updated 1:36 AM EDT
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Actor Michael Madsen Arrested

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Actor Michael Madsen was arrested at Friday afternoon on suspicion of cruelty to a child, according to the Los Angeles Sherrif’s Department.

Deputies responded to a family disturbance at a Malibu home shortly after 2 p.m., when they found Madsen who appeared to be drunk, sheriff’s said.

The 54-year-old actor reportedly got into a physical altercation with his teenage son, who did not need medical attention, sheriff’s said.

Madsen, best known for his role as Mr. Blonde in the film "Reservoir Dogs," was arrested and booked at Los Hills Sheriff’s Station. He is being held on $100,000 bail.

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