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'Sopranos' Actor Busted for DUI

6/18/2010 8:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

joseph gannascoliJoseph Gannascoli -- best known for playing Vito Spatafore on "The Sopranos" -- was arrested early Friday morning and charged with DUI.

Gannascoli was busted on Kennedy Boulevard in Tampa, FL after officers claim they observed him making a wide right turn and then drifting between lanes. According to police, cops stopped Gannascoli and noticed he had bloodshot eyes, smelled of alcohol and slurred his speech.

He submitted to a field sobriety test and blew a .111. Gannascoli posted $500 bond and was released.

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9 COMMENTS

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BillyJoe    

JOHNNY CAKES!!!!!!!

1565 days ago
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Tony Soprano    

RE: ... "and blew a .111". Who's that?

1565 days ago
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Sassy Cupcakes    

Not really shocking.. When he does cigar events he tends to drink, sometimes ALOT and if followed by a strip club outing (even though tampa nudie bars suck) he drinks even more.. Isn't that right Joseph..

1565 days ago
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Skippy La Rue    

...thats what you get for blowing the security guard...huh Vito??

1565 days ago
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Nom Nom    

this guy lives in my town, man that guy can pack pasta down, with a Carafe of wine of'course. lmfao.

1564 days ago
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mred23    

Chris Klein.. Ex Sopranos star.. how about some A movie stars getting busted for DUI? Lets spice this up. Joseph is going to need a Tampa DUI Lawyer asap.

1562 days ago
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harleystpeters     

stupid idiot -- for $10 u could have caught a taxi.
Tampa don't tolerate drunks on the road

1562 days ago
8.

karen    

Leave Joey alone!! He does a lot for kids and foundations give him a break! but Joey next time take a cab my friend!!

1556 days ago
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hyperlexic    

Man, imagine you're given the opportunity to be on the best show in history - but that's the role you have to play. LOL.

johnnycakes. wow.

1427 days ago

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