Jonathan Rhys Meyers has been fined US$1350 (NZ$1765) forthreatening to kill three police officers.
The 34-year-old actor was not present in court in Bobigny, Franceto hear his sentencing over an alcohol-fuelled incident at ParisCharles de Gaulle Airport in June 2009, which also saw him given aone-month suspended jail term.
The actors lawyer Vincent Toledano asked the court to dismiss thedrunk and disorderly charges, insisting his client was "a fragileman" and a "fairly weak person" who "suffers from his demons andhas been harmed by fame.
He later brandished the punishment given to the actor harsh, thoughthe judge had described Jonathans actions as extremelyaggressive.
The court heard that the Tudors star - who also punched a waiter inthe airport - later said sorry to those he had been abusive to andblamed his alcoholism. He had also offered undisclosed compensationto the victims.
This is not the first time Jonathan - who has been in rehab threetimes - has ran into problems in an airport.
He was arrested for being drunk and in breach of the peace atDublin airport in Ireland in 2007, but the charges were eventuallydropped.
In May 2010, he was banned for life by United Airlines after being"belligerent" and "disruptive" during a heavy drinking session atan airport in New York.
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