Charlie Sheen: The turbulent life of a Hollywood bad boy

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Charlie Sheen: The turbulent life of a Hollywood bad boy

That same year, he was cast in CBS sitcom Two and a Half Men as Charlie Harper, an irresponsible womanizer whose life changes when his nephew suddenly appears on his doorstep.

The show became a huge hit and helped revive Charlie's flagging career - he became the highest paid actor on TV making $2.5 million an episode.

But in February 2011, CBS announced that they were stopping production of the show - now in its eighth series - citing the star's highly-publicised behaviour