Henry Thomas Jr.

Henry Thomas Jr., jail booking photo

TUALATIN, OR (KPTV) – The child actor who starred in the 1982 movie “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial” was arrested for DUII in Tualatin, according to police.

Officers were called out to Southwest Lower Boones Ferry Road and 72nd Avenue on Monday night. A witness reported a car in a lane of travel that was not moving.

Officers made contact with the person in the car, identified as 48-year-old Henry Jackson Thomas Jr. The officers conducted a DUII investigation and subsequently arrested Thomas on the charge of DUII.

He was booked into the Washington County Jail and remained in jail Tuesday morning, before being released at around 9:30 a.m. 

During the investigation, police said Thomas told the officers he was an actor and had been in the movie “E.T.”

He is scheduled to be arraigned Nov. 1. 

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(6) comments

Kelly

Now he's going to be stuck on a bicycle...transporting illegal aliens in his basket.

Terrell Higgs

Will police give him his one phone call so he can 'phone home'?

ExercisingMyRights

What the heck is/was he doing in Tualatin, OR?

Kelly

Owns property in Wilsonville.

CherryAnn1000

So he's an actor? So what.

mairez

Looks like him and he's the right age.

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