January 17, 1996 |
So, your kid wants to be a star. Read this, then, as a cautionary tale. Or read it as just another strange Hollywood story. Perhaps you will find a lesson in it somewhere--that few pass through the portals of Tinseltown without getting slimed, or maybe that heroes turn up in the oddest places. Personally, what I glean is that Andy Warhol might have revised his celebrated length-of-fame theory had he ever come to know the tiresomely ubiquitous Victoria Sellers.
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January 26, 1995 |
Felony drug charges were filed Wednesday against Victoria Sellers, Heidi Fleiss' friend and daughter of the late actor Peter Sellers. Sellers, 30, was arrested Monday in West Hollywood for possession of methamphetamine for sale and possession of a controlled substance--diazepam--said Deputy Dist. Atty. Carol Fisch. She was also charged with one misdemeanor count of being under the influence of methamphetamine, Fisch said.
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October 6, 1993
Actress Victoria Sellers is scheduled to be arraigned today on a misdemeanor charge that she had a about an ounce of marijuana in her purse when police stopped a car in which she was traveling in Beverly Hills. Sellers, 28, the daughter of the late actor Peter Sellers, was cited but not arrested during the traffic stop on Aug. 28, according to a statement from the district attorney's office.
March 27, 1986 |
The 23-year-old daughter of the late actor Peter Sellers pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a federal charge that she participated in an international cocaine ring allegedly led by her house mate and talent agent. Victoria Sellers, an actress and model, entered her plea before U.S. District Judge Dickinson R. Debevoise through her attorney. Sellers, who is free on bail pending the outcome of the trial, did not speak during her arraignment in a packed courtroom. The trial is scheduled for May 13.
June 3, 1986
A co-defendant in the Victoria Sellers drug ring case was found guilty in a Newark, N.J., federal court of conspiracy to possess and sell cocaine. Curtis (Zippy) Hunt, 25, of Venice, Calif., showed little reaction as the jury announced the unanimous verdict. He faces a maximum term of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine when sentenced July 14. Hunt was one of six people arrested for running a drug ring that originated in Columbia and sold cocaine on both the East and West Coasts.
April 14, 1987
An alleged cocaine ring enforcer convicted on the strength of testimony from actress-model Victoria Sellers was sentenced in Newark, N.J., to 20 years in prison. Philip (Pee Wee) Sena, 22, was convicted last month of conspiracy for acting as the strong-arm man for a Hollywood-based drug ring that tried to expand into New Jersey. The ring headed by Sellers' former manager, Reed Wallace, was broken up in 1985.