Babe actor James Cromwell jailed over New York power plant protest

James Cromwell has been sentenced to seven days in jail after refusing to pay a fine related to his role in a protest in New York.
The Emmy Award-winning actor, who appeared in Babe and L.A. Confidential, was sentenced to a week in Orange County Jail after refusing to pay the $375 fine.
Cromwell, who starred as Farmer Hoggett in the 1995 adaptation of Dick King Smith’s book Babe, the Sheep-Pig, was one of six environmental protestors found guilty of obstructing traffic when they staged a sit-in on the site of Competitive Power Ventures’ prospective natural gas-fired power plant

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