Former "Dynasty" star James Farentino has been arrested following an alleged altercation at his Los Angeles home on Sunday night, June 13. The 72-year-old actor, who is also known for playing George Clooney's on-screen father in "ER", was detained by cops after they were called to his Hollywood Hills mansion following allegations an argument with an unnamed woman turned violent.
He was arrested on suspicion of battery, according to TMZ.com. No further details were available as WENN went to press. Rumor has it, the alleged victim suffered from visible bruises.
Updated news mentions that James Farentino has been released on Monday morning, June 14 after posting $20,000 bail. According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, the actor is scheduled to appear in court in Hollywood on July 8.