The 43-year-old star of cult comedy show Trailer Park Boys was arrested at Hollywood's Roosevelt Hotel following reports of an altercation with a female.

Smith, who plays Bubbles on the Netflix series, was taken into custody at 1.15am local time on Friday, according to police reports, after officers responded to a domestic battery call.

He was released hours later on $20,000 (GBP14,000) bail.

Reports suggest the Nova Scotia native was spotted in a heated argument with a woman a hotel pool. He was allegedly spotted pinning the woman up against a wall.