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Troubled actor Vince Colosimo put his recent legal woes behind him on Sunday to enjoy some quality time with his daughter Lucia in Melbourne.

The Underbelly star, 56, who avoided jailed for drug-driving charges in October, was pictured going out for ice cream with the 20-year-old dancer.

The pair chatted as they strolled down the footpath before stopping by the offices of an architectural design company.

Colosimo appeared to know someone at the firm as he was seen craning his neck to look inside.

Lucia, from Colosimo’s marriage to ex-wife Jane Hall, displayed several tattoos, including a large butterfly on her arm and the words ‘beautiful chaos’ on her upper thigh. 

Troubled actor Vince Colosimo (left) put his recent legal woes behind him on Sunday to enjoy some quality time with his daughter Lucia (right) in Melbourne

Troubled actor Vince Colosimo (left) put his recent legal woes behind him on Sunday to enjoy some quality time with his daughter Lucia (right) in Melbourne 

She wore a pair of cream mini shorts and a matching corset-style crop top.

Lucia, who is also an online content creator, completed her look with white slides, a fabric tote bag and a gold ring. 

Her famous father also kept things casual in a white T-shirt, paint-stained denim shorts and sneakers. 

The pair chatted as they strolled down the footpath before stopping by the offices of an architectural design company

The pair chatted as they strolled down the footpath before stopping by the offices of an architectural design company

Lucia, from Colosimo's marriage to ex-wife Jane Hall, displayed several tattoos, including a large butterfly on her arm and the words 'beautiful chaos' on her upper thigh

Lucia, from Colosimo’s marriage to ex-wife Jane Hall, displayed several tattoos, including a large butterfly on her arm and the words ‘beautiful chaos’ on her upper thigh

He completed his laid-back look with a backwards-facing green cap, sunglasses and a blue backpack.

While her father continues to make headlines for his court battles, Lucia has remained largely out of the spotlight.

However, Instagram photos suggest she is quite the social butterfly and likes to party at Melbourne’s hottest nightspots. 

She wore a pair of cream mini shorts and a matching corset-style crop top

She wore a pair of cream mini shorts and a matching corset-style crop top

While her father continues to make headlines for his court battles, Lucia has remained largely out of the spotlight; however, Instagram photos suggest she is quite the social butterfly and likes to party at Melbourne's hottest nightspots

While her father continues to make headlines for his court battles, Lucia has remained largely out of the spotlight; however, Instagram photos suggest she is quite the social butterfly and likes to party at Melbourne’s hottest nightspots

One photo shows her smoking a vape, while others show her posing in skimpy attire alongside friends.  

Back in 2021, Lucia joined her soap actress mother Jane Hall for a glamorous photo shoot for The Australian Woman’s Weekly.

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In the accompanying interview, Hall described how her ‘beautiful’ daughter, then 19, was ‘living her best life’ after taking a gap year from her psychology and criminology degree.

‘On Christmas Eve she’ll be out at some sort of party rather than hanging out with her mother,’ Hall was quoted as saying.

‘But that’s as it should be. She’s almost 19 and pretty much grown up. So I’m happy for her.’

One photo shows posing in skimpy attire alongside a male friend

One photo shows posing in skimpy attire alongside a male friend

She appears to have a rebellious streak, flipping the bird in one social media photo...

... and smoking a vape in another

She appears to have a rebellious streak, flipping the bird in one social media photo (left) and smoking a vape in another (right)

The father-daughter sighting comes after Colosimo was forced to make an embarrassing exit from court where he refused to answer questions about his drug use.

The Chopper star walked free on October 19 on drug and unlicensed driving charges with a fine, despite already owing $65,215 in unpaid fines for driving offences.

He refused to answer questions as he left the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court, rushing down a laneway in an effort to avoid a media pack.

Moments earlier he had received a slap on the wrist when Magistrate Olivia Trumble convicted and fined the actor $2,500 and cancelled his licence for another 16 months.

Colosimo had pleaded guilty to drug and unlicensed driving and failing to give his real name to police.  

In an astonishing admission, the magistrate said she feared Colosimo would simply ignore the fine she sentenced him to. 

The sighting comes after Colosimo was forced to make an embarrassing exit from court where he refused to answer questions about his drug use

The sighting comes after Colosimo was forced to make an embarrassing exit from court where he refused to answer questions about his drug use

He walked free on October 19 on drug and unlicensed driving charges with a fine, despite already owing $65k in unpaid fines for driving offences, and tried to dodge the media pack

He walked free on October 19 on drug and unlicensed driving charges with a fine, despite already owing $65k in unpaid fines for driving offences, and tried to dodge the media pack

‘I don’t have much confidence he’s going to pay,’ she said before handing down her sentence.  

Prosecutors had asked for Colosimo to be jailed for his shocking driving history, which includes multiple priors for driving without a licence and a previous drug driving conviction. 

‘Nothing short of prison is suffice,’ prosecutor Bianca Moleta urged. 

It was Ms Moleta who revealed Colosimo’s shocking failure to pay his debt to society, racking up a whopping 169 fines dating back to 2014. 

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The court heard Colosimo had managed to be repeatedly fined for driving offences while never actually having a licence to drive. 

Ms Moleta told the court Colosimo had failed to pay so many fines that he was about to have another warrant slapped on him for his arrest. 

Revelations about the unpaid fines stunned Colosimo’s lawyer George Vassis, who quickly turned around to address his client seated behind him. 

Colosimo (right) and Nick Giannopoulos (left) are pictured at the Sydney Premiere of Wog Boys Forever in September last year

Colosimo (right) and Nick Giannopoulos (left) are pictured at the Sydney Premiere of Wog Boys Forever in September last year

Mr Vassis claimed his client had loaned his Peugeot to a mate, who may well have been responsible for the fines despite Colosimo never indicating to Fines Victoria that anyone other than he had been behind the wheel. 

The court heard Colosimo claimed to have made an arrangement with the fines authority years ago, but never chased it up. 

It remains unknown if prosecutors plan to appeal Colosimo’s sentence. 

The actor had found himself in hot water during one of Victoria’s harsh lockdowns. 

Prahran Highway Patrol members had intercepted his car on St Kilda Road, St Kilda about 2.30pm on Saturday April 3 last year.  

When asked for his licence, Colosimo said he didn’t have it on him and proceeded to pretend he was his twin brother Tony. 

Unconvinced, police pulled his brother’s licence photo and asked the actor again who he was. 

Colosimo confessed, but his problems were about to become bigger than stating a false name to police. 

When told he would be swabbed for a drug test, Colosimo begged the officers not to do it. 

He claimed he had smoked marijuana three days earlier where he had a ‘few puffs’ of a joint.  

Forensic tests would later reveal he had been driving while under the influence of methamphetamine. 

When asked why he had been driving, Colosimo claimed he had been on his way to take his mother groceries. 

‘He panicked,’ Mr Vassis told the court. 

In pleading for mercy, Mr Vassis claimed Colosimo was in fact a dedicated family man, who lived with his 19-year old daughter and had an 8-year old son. 

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‘He takes his parental role very seriously, he’s deeply embarrassed,’ Mr Vassis said. 

Actor Vince Colosimo returned to the spotlight on Celebrity Apprentice Australia and two new movies are about to be released

Actor Vince Colosimo returned to the spotlight on Celebrity Apprentice Australia and two new movies are about to be released

Best known in Australia for playing underworld gangster Alphonse Gangitano and Chopper’s Neville ‘No Cash’ Bartos, the court heard Colosimo had now learnt from his mistakes. 

In 2017, Colosimo’s was warned he faced a stint in jail after he was busted driving while suspended a third time – this time whacked on ice. 

Magistrate David Starvaggi told Colosimo he should not have been on the roads and that driving under the influence of drugs was a basic issue that ‘even a kindergarten kid could understand’.

‘You’re building a nice little history for yourself here,’ he said.

‘You’re risking a jail term … if you’re back here for a fourth time it won’t be pretty.’

On Wednesday, that warning rang hollow, with Magistrate Trumble telling him jail would only be sentenced as a last resort.

In handing down what she described as a ‘somewhat merciful sentence’, Ms Trumble accepted Colosimo was now on the ‘path to recovery’. 

‘Sometimes on those journeys people fail,’ she said. 

Ms Trumble said she accepted Colosimo was sorry for his actions and that the media attention his disgraces had earnt were an added punishment. 

The magistrate warned Colosimo again not to get behind the wheel and urged him to deal with his unpaid fines. 

Vince Colosimo worked alongside Leonardo DiCaprio on Body of Lies

Vince Colosimo worked alongside Leonardo DiCaprio on Body of Lies

‘You need to take your head out of the sand and deal with these matters,’ she said. 

‘It needs to be dealt with as part of your long-tern rehabilitation.’

Colosimo assured the magistrate he had sought treatment for his drug problems, but had failed to ever complete a full program. 

The actor addressed Ms Trumble directly to tell her he had also sought help from counsellors.

‘I’ve seen lots of counsellors in my time,’ he said from his sea in the courtroom. 

Upon leaving the court, Colosimo refused to discuss just how he had dealt with his criminal ways. 

Vince Colosimo starred as Alphonse Gangitano in the first, and best, Underbelly TV series

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