Actor Jeffrey Wright was arrested in New York City on Saturday (27Apr13) on suspicion of driving while intoxicated (Dwi).

The 47-year-old character actor was behind the wheel when cops stopped his car in the early hours of the morning for a traffic violation.

According to, officers detected the smell of alcohol and asked Wright to undergo a field sobriety test.

Wright, who will next appear in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, was then taken into custody and booked for Dwi.