Actor Mickey Rourke arrested in Florida

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MIAMI, Nov 9 (Reuters) American actor Mickey Rourke, star of ''9 1/2 Weeks'' and ''Angel Heart,'' was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence after being stopped while riding a motor scooter in Miami Beach, Florida.

Rourke, a one-time professional boxer who attended high school not far from the scene of his arrest, was weaving from lane to lane on the green 2007 scooter and failed a sobriety test administered on the street, the arrest report said.

He had ''bloodshot, watery eyes, slurred speech and a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage'' when he was stopped in the city's South Beach entertainment district around 4 am yesterdeay, the report said.

Entertainment Web sites listed Rourke's age as 51, but the arrest report said he was 55.

The arresting officer quoted Rourke in the report as saying: ''I'm not drunk, I didn't even drink that much.'' Reuters MP VP0505

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