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Thomas Gibson Of ‘Criminal Minds’ Arrested For DUI

Submitted by on January 7, 2013 – 11:43 am Comments

Thomas Gibson Criminal MindsThomas Gibson recently added his name to the list of famous celebrities who have gotten themselves arrest for DUI. The actor was driving around in downtown LA at around 1 AM local time. While at it he allegedly tried to drive into a section of the city which had been cordoned off for a half-marathon. It seems the marathon had passed, but the area was still cordoned off. Gibson was informed that he cannot pass through the area, but he paid no heed to it and drove through the area anyway. The cops then caught up with him and discovered he had alcohol on his breath. Police sources have revealed that Gibson refused to take breath analyzer test when asked to do so, and as a result he was arrested for suspected DUI. He was taken into custody at around 1.30am, with bail set at $15,000 (£9,300). Gibson who catches criminals on the hit crime show ‘Criminal Minds’, got to experience firsthand how it feels to be on the wrong side of the law.

For the uninitiated, Gibson is best known for his roles as Daniel Nyland on CBS’s Chicago Hope, Greg Montgomery on ABC’s Dharma & Greg, and Aaron Hotchner on CBS’s Criminal Minds. Gibson won a scholarship to Juilliard’s Drama Division from where he graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1985. He started his amateur acting career with theatre and subsequently landed on Broadway before turning to the small screen. Gibson got his break on television with guest role on CBS’ legal drama Leg Work. This was followed by stints on the daytime dramas As the World Turns (CBS) and Another World (NBC).

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Gibson made his big screen debut with Ron Howard’s Far and Away in 1992. In the movie he portrayed a character named Stephen Chase. His next lead role in a film came the following Thomas Gibson DUIyear (1993) in Denys Arcand’s Love and Human Remains, in which he portrayed David, a homosexual waiter. Gibson then turned his focus to the small screen once again and portrayed Dr. Danny Nyland in the CBS medical drama Chicago Hope from 1994 to 1998.

Then in 1997 came his most popular role for which he is known even today. He was chosen to portray the character of “Greg Montgomery” in the ABC sitcom Dharma & Greg from 1997 to 2002, for which he was twice nominated for a Golden Globe Award. Gibson married his wife Christine in 1993 in the beautiful city of Paris. The couple has three children. Coming back to his arrest, this is the first time in his life that Gibson has been on the wrong side of the law.

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