Another Naughty Hollywood Kid

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Leif Garrett Highlight: At 15, helped launch the sidewalk surfing craze with the 1977 movie, Skateboard. Scored a top 10 hit with "I Was Made for Dancing." Low point: Garrett drove his Porsche off the highway, and the car plunged down an 80-foot hillside in 1979. A passenger in the car — once a close personal friend — was paralyzed in the accident and filed suit, claiming Garrett was intoxicated. The suit resulted in a multimillion-dollar judgment against him. In recent years, he has been arrested on drug charges, for allegedly possessing cocaine and heroin. Recently: In March, a Los Angeles judge dropped a warrant for his arrest, after he proved he completed a mandatory drug treatment program.

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