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Former 'Dallas' actor Jack Scalia arrested for carrying handgun in airport

Oct. 26, 2012 at 9:33 AM ET

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Jack Scalia.

Jack Scalia encountered some turbulence before he even had a chance to hop on a plane. The actor, who starred in the original "Dallas" TV series, was arrested at LAX Thursday for carrying a concealed handgun, E! News has confirmed. 

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According to airport authorities, Scalia was stopped at a screening station at around 1 p.m. after airport security discovered that the 61-year-old had a handgun in his carry-on. The weapon was reportedly unloaded. 

The actor was charged with possession of a concealed handgun and transported to the airport's police station, where he was booked.

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After his stint on "Dallas," which lasted from 1987 to 1991, Scalia appeared on several TV shows, including "General Hospital," as well as a slew of direct-to-video movies. 

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