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Actor Jack Scalia arrested for gun at LA airport

Jack Scalia arrives at the premiere of "End Games" on Nov. 1, 2005, in Los Angeles.
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Police at Los Angeles International Airport say actor Jack Scalia has been arrested after security screeners found an unloaded handgun in his carry-on bag.

Sgt. Belinda Nettles says the 61-year-old Scalia, who had recurring roles on "All My Children," ''Remington Steele" and "Dallas," was arrested Thursday afternoon in Terminal 7. A

Police told TMZ that Scalia had a 9mm Glock gun in his carry-on bag, along with a novelty police badge.

According to the Internet Movie Database, Scalia played the role of Nicholas Pearce on "Dallas." The character plunged to his death from a balcony following a fight with J.R. Ewing.

Scalia played Chris Stamp on "All My Children" from 2001 to 2003. He also appeared alongside Cuba Gooding Jr. and James Woods in 2006's "End Game," and appeared in 2005's "Red Eye," starring Rachel McAdams.