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Best paid TV actors of all time

Ashton Kutcher is no stranger to being paid well. The former 70's star was already receiving $250,000 to $300,00 per episode. When he started on Two and a Half Men he was paid a whopping $750,000 per episode making him one of the highest paid TV actors.

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Big Bang Theory star, Jim Parsons currently receives $350,000 per episode, a far cry from the $30,000 to $60,000 mark when the show first started. Co-stars John Galecki and Kaley Cuoco receive the same amount.

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Dexter star, Michael C. Hall had to put a lot of effort in his role to be convincing studying forensic science, psychology and surgery. It did pay off as he is rumored to have received $300,000 per episode.

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Dexter star, Michael C. Hall had to put a lot of effort in his role to be convincing studying forensic science, psychology and surgery. It did pay off as he is rumored to have received $300,000 per episode.

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Mad About You had a solid fan base and this helped the show's ratings rise earning its two stars, Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt $1 million per episode.

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The sitcom, Friends, went through 10 seasons for a total of 236 episodes. During the early days of the show, its stars were paid from $20,000 to $40,000. After they entered into collective bargaining with the big guns of Warner Brothers, each actor/actress was paid $1 million per episode.

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Jerry Seinfeld earned $1 million per episode for the post-modern TV show, Seinfeld. Had he stayed, NBC producers would have been willing to pay him $2 million per episode.

Jerry Seinfeld earned $1 million per episode for the post-modern TV show, Seinfeld. Had he stayed, NBC producers would have been willing to pay him $2 million per episode.

Home Improvement was instrumental in launching the career of Tim Allen. The sitcom centred on the life of the Taylors (Tim, Jill and their 3 sons). Allen was paid $1.5 million per episode.

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Kelsey Grammer is Dr. Frasier Crane, a psychiatrist who returned to his hometown, Seattle, after the failure of his marriage. It was a spin-off of the show, Cheers, and in effect followed the life of Frasier. The show was highly acclaimed earning its main star, Grammer $1.6 million per episode.

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Who can forget, Everybody Loves Raymond? The comedy sitcom earned Ray Romano from $1 to $2 million.

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Last on the list of best paid TV actors is Charlie Sheen of Two And A Half Men who was paid an amazing $1.8 million per episode. He made it to the Guinness Book of Records as the highest paid actor per episode.

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Last on the list of best paid TV actors is Charlie Sheen of Two And A Half Men who was paid an amazing $1.8 million per episode. He made it to the Guinness Book of Records as the highest paid actor per episode.

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