Adam Sandler film regulator Peter Dante arrested for allegedly threatening to kill his neighbor, harm his wife and children
Officers arrived on the scene after the 52-year-old actor confronted his neighbor with construction noise. TMZ reported:.
The confrontation escalated to threats of physical violence against the neighbor as well as the neighbor’s wife and children.
Not surprising now: Peter Dante was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly threatening to kill his neighbor, TMZ reported (photo 2015)
Frequent collaborators: Dante, left, and Adam Sandler were frequent collaborators during the late ’90s, including in the 1999 film Big Daddy
The Waterboy actor was arrested for making criminal criminal threats. He later paid bail and was released.
This isn’t the first time the frequent Adam Sandler associate has been arrested. In 2013, the actor was thrown from a Los Angeles hotel and then arrested allegedly making threats and making racist remarks.
During that incident, Dante reportedly threatened to let the producer and convicted felon, Suge Knight and Sandler, go to the hotel staff’s house and attack him.
Threatened hotel staff: Dante, seen here in Little Nicky with Sandler, was previously arrested for threatening a hotel staff member by claiming his actor friend would beat him
Honoring a legend: Dante posted a photo commemorating the life of Norm MacDonald, who passed away earlier this week after a private battle with cancer
The Grandma’s Boy actor knows some famous people in the industry, including the late Norm MacDonald who he posted a photo of on his Instagram earlier this week.
The image shows Dante and MacDonald with a large group of friends in a bar. He captioned the photo: “Thumbs up says it all Norm was just happy to be around friends laughing and telling stories and reminiscing #rip #norm Another great one gone.”
MacDonald died earlier this week after a private battle with cancer.
Still finding work: The actor remains busy after all these years. He appeared in The Pizza Joint which came out this year and will star in Road to Wherever
Not so close anymore: The two, seen again here in Big Daddy, haven’t been working together since Grown Ups 2 came out in 2013
Dante still works, although clearly less frequently than in the late 1990s and early 2000s.
He appeared in The Pizza Joint earlier this year and will star in Road to Wherever, which is currently in pre-production.
Road to Wherever follows two people on a road trip across the country in search of something to live for.