Heads of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (DWP) sent the actor a request for around $6,170 (£3,856) for water usage at his home in Encino, California in 2011, but they claim The Goonies star failed to pay up.

DWP bosses threatened to take legal action if the bill was not paid, and the case was recently heard at Los Angeles Superior Court, but editors at TMZ.com report Feldman failed to turn up at the hearing or send a lawyer in his place .