Posted on Thursday, February 19th, 2009 by Peter Sciretta
Talk about life imitating art imitating life. Scott Siegel, the actor who played the steroids and painkillers dealer in Darren Aronofsky’s The Wrestler has been arrested and charged with attempting to distribute steroids and assaulting a federal agent after leading police on a high-speed chase. According to NBC New York, Siegel was under surveillance by DEA agents who caught him picking up a package in New Rochelle on Wednesday. Siegel as previously arrested in 1999 for distributing steroids, ecstasy and animal tranquilizer.