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Sheen & Sutherland are top earning TV actors

Aug 06, 2009 | 5:00am EDT

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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