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5 Character Actors Facing Legal Troubles

I would imagine that the biggest problem with being a character actor is that you’ll probably be known for one role for the rest of your life, but you’re not famous enough to get out of your legal woes. Jeffrey Jones, who played Principal Rooney in “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” spent his 64th birthday in court after failing to update his sex offender registration. In 2003, he was charged after paying a 14-year-old boy to pose in a sexually explicit photo shoot and he will have to register as a sex offender every year now. Since he failed to register last year, Jones was sentenced to three years probation and 250 hours of roadside cleanup community service. Yeah, it sucks to be him right now. [NY Daily News]

We’ve rounded up a few other character actors with recent legal woes. Keep reading »

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