Entertainment Underbelly star to face court on drug charges

Underbelly star to face court on drug charges

Vince Colosimo drug charges
Actor Vince Colosimo is due to face a Melbourne court in February. Photo: Getty
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Underbelly actor Vince Colosimo is listed to face a Melbourne court in February, reportedly on drug charges.

The Melbourne actor, 50, was arrested in Melbourne’s northern suburbs in September after police allegedly found in his possession a small quantity of what the Herald Sun reports was believed to be methamphetamine.

It has been strongly rumoured the father of two is among the cast for Channel 10s I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!

Colosimo became a household name for his role gangland figure Alphone Gangitano in the 2008 series of Underbelly, as well as critically acclaimed parts in Australian films Chopper and Lantana.

He later tried appeared in Hollywood films Body of Lies and The Great Gatsby.

But he has had a lower profile since, and in 2014 it was revealed he was working on construction sites to make financial ends meet while in-between acting roles.

 

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