26-year-old former child actor, Jake Lloyd has been arrested! According to reports, Lloyd who played the young Anakin Skywalker in “Star Wars: The Phantom Menace” is in custody after speeding off from police.
TMZ says Jake hit speeds of 117 MPH as he swerved in and out of traffic before hitting a bunch of trees.
Lloyd is best known for his role as Anakin Skywalker in “Star Wars Episode I, The Phantom Menace.” He is also well known for his role as Jamie in the Christmas comedy, ” Jingle All The Way.” Jake’s first film role was that of JJ, in Nick Cassavette’s, “Unhook the Stars.”
He is the son of William ‘Bill’ Lloyd, an E.M.T. set medic, and Lisa Riley, an entertainment agent. He also has a sister, Madison Lloyd, –who portrayed an unnamed Naboo child in Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace.
In 2012 he said during in a interview his Star Wars role made his childhood a ‘living ****’ and vowed never to act again.
The actor –who now a days is looking as if he was out of a movie of crooks –was in a wild chase narrowly missing cars and trucks, ultimately ending hitting several trees. Charges include reckless driving, failure to stop, resisting arrest and driving without a license.
No official word if he is currently in a relationship.
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