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Sopranos actor arrested for DUI in Tampa

June 18, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
"Sopranos" actor Joseph Gannascoli has been arrested on a DUI charge in Tampa.The 51-year-old star was arrested early Friday morning, according to jail records.

Gannascoli posted $500 bond and was expected to be released from Hillsborough County jail later Friday.

It is unclear if he already has an attorney.

The actor played the character Vito Spatafore on the HBO drama. In the series, Gannascoli's character was a mobster who was killed because he was gay.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.