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Cinematographer Robert Richardson arrested for DUI

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Aug 19, 2012 | 2:15pm EDT

The 56 year old, who won Oscars for his work on The Aviator, Hugo and JFK, was pulled over by police in Los Angeles for a traffic violation, but officers reportedly smelled alcohol on his breath and Richardson was taken into custody after failing a field sobriety test.

According to TMZ.com, the film veteran was booked with a blood alcohol level which was almost twice the legal limit.

He was released from jail on Saturday morning (18Aug12).

Richardson is also known for his work on Inglourious Basterds, Shutter Island and A Few Good Men.

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