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Hollywood cinematographer Robert Richardson is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) after he was arrested on Friday night.

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The 56-year-old, who won Oscars for his work on "The Aviator," "Hugo" and "JFK," was pulled over by police in Los Angeles for a traffic violation, but officers reportedly smelled alcohol on his breath and Richardson was taken into custody after failing a field sobriety test.

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According to TMZ.com, the film veteran was booked with a blood alcohol level which was almost twice the legal limit. He was released from jail on Saturday morning.

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Richardson is also known for his work on "Inglourious Basterds," "Shutter Island" and "A Few Good Men."