Former child actor Jake Lloyd was arrested in South Carolina on Wednesday. He represented aspiring pod racer Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. As proclaimed by our informer, next by a police run after the exceeded speeds of 100 miles an hour, the linked Press reports.
According to authorities, the 26 year old guide commissioner on a miles-long run after that began in Charleston, South Carolina and ended in a different region completely when Lloyd stopped his vehicle.
Commissioner say Jake began passing cars on the twice yellow line and began driving irresponsibly, at high speeds. Deputy says finally Jake lost control of his car, which runs off the road, throughout a hurdle and into a forested area where it hit a number of trees.
The dropped padawan now faces charges of opposing arrest, careless driving, driving without a license and collapse to stop for a blue light.
Lloyd told deputies his name was Jake Broadbent, but investigation agent were able to verify through a previous ability to representative his identity as the once famous Jedi, Kyle Strickland said. He also said, his birth date matched the actor’s listed by movie file IMDB.com and the police officer also confirmed that the arrested man provided his homeland as Fort Collins in Colorado where Lloyd was born.
Lloyd begins his acting profession playing Jimmy Sweet in 4 episodes of ER, in 1996. Afterwards, he was shine as Jake Warren in undo the Stars. He got his big break playing Jamie Langston in Jingle All The Way.
He increased worldwide reputation when he was selected by George Lucas to participate the young Anakin Skywalker in the 1999 film Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, the first film in the Star Wars creator trilogy. Eventually, he played spot Armstrong in Apollo 11.
Lloyd said in interview, in 2012, that the character he done when he was ten years old made his youth hellish because he was terrorized by other children. His previous acting glory was in 2005.
After portraying Anakin in a series of associated video games, Lloyd break from acting in 2001, mention harassment on the part of classmates and the pressure of doing up to 60 interviews a day as his causes for doing so. He left Hollywood for Chicago and fallen out after a semester at Columbia College Chicago. He studies Psychology and film at his college.