Gerard Depardieu wound up in a French police station today ... after cops say the actor was drunk driving around Paris on a scooter.
According to reports, Gerard -- who starred in "Green Card" back in the '90s -- fell off his scooter like a drunken idiot ... catching the attention of police, who took the 63-year-old into custody.
Gerard was reportedly held for questioning ... and later escorted back to his home. He'll eventually have to appear in court to handle the matter.
Detained for Drunk Driving
... on a Scooter
11/29/2012 1:45 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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