Celebrity Van Damme Arrested By People Staff Published on January 1, 1999 12:00 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Belgian action star Jean-Claude Van Damme was arrested Thursday on suspicion of drunk driving, police in Los Angeles said. Van Damme, 38, the star of such films as “Universal Soldier,” “Cyborg” and “Timecop,” was arrested at 6:45 a.m. ET after officers of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Dept. said they saw him driving erratically on Sunset Blvd. in West Hollywood.