Photo: Michael Soren Madsen
CELEBRITY / MALIBU, CA – Michael Søren Madsen (61) born September 25, 1957, faces a potential 364 days in jail for a DUI crash. Madsen’s SUV slammed into a pole in Malibu last month, and he was subsequently arrested by Los Angeles County Sheriff deputies.
The Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office announced the charge of misdemeanor driving under the influence on April 24th.
Madsen is a multi-talented American actor, producer, director, writer, poet and photographer. He has starred in many feature films and television series. In Quentin Tarantino’s movies Kill Bill ( I and II,) Madsen played assassin Budd, the brother of Bill (David Carradine).
He is also a published poet. His friend, Dennis Hopper, described his poetry as a throwback to the Beat Generation. Madsen has noted influences for his style of poetry, as being Jack Kerouac and Charles Bukowski.
Madsen also has a line of hot sauces called American Badass.
The father of six faced charges yesterday in case number 9VV00271. He racked up one count each of misdemeanor driving under the influence of alcohol within 10 years of another DUI offense and driving with a .08% blood alcohol content within 10 years of another DUI offense.
Madsen’s arraignment is currently scheduled for May 20th in Department 103 of Los Angeles Superior Court, Van Nuys Branch. The case remains under investigation by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
About the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office:
Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey leads the largest local prosecutorial office in the nation. Her staff of nearly 1,000 attorneys, 300 investigators and 800 support staff members is dedicated to protecting our community through the fair and ethical pursuit of justice and the safeguarding of crime victims’ rights.