Sheen And Sutherland Are TV’s Highest Paid Actors

The Three Musketeers co-stars Charlie Sheen and Kiefer Sutherland are the top-earning actors on the small screen in the U.S.

Sheen earns more than twice the Desperate Housewives quartet of Teri Hatcher, Marcia Cross, Felicity Huffman and Eva Longoria Parker, according to a new TV Guide magazine Who Makes What expose, taking home a whopping $875,000 (£583,000) per episode of his hit sitcom Two & A Half Men.

And Sutherland leads the drama list, earning $550,000 (£366,600) for every outing as Jack Bauer on 24. He’s followed by House’s Hugh Laurie and Law & Order: Svu duo Mariska Hargitay and Christopher Meloni, who each pick up cheques for $400,000 (£266,600) per episode.


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