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Tony Todd

Soap Operas Don't Feed Us!

3/9/2013 4:45 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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0309_tony_todd_videoThere's no such thing as a free lunch ... at least not in the soap opera world, a lesson Tony Todd recently learned the hard way.

Todd -- a notorious character actor from movies like "Candyman" and a few "Final Destination" movies -- just began a run on the popular soap opera, "The Young and The Restless."

Yesterday at LAX, Todd told our photog he loves doing daytime TV ... except for the fact they don't provide food. Todd says he has to slum it at the commissary and foot the bill himself!

Even TMZ gives us free lunch! Ok, just on Fridays, but still ...

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spliffsmommy    

he made an awesome ''ben'' in the ''night of the living dead'' remake!

556 days ago
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baicas    

People you have to realize daytime is not what it use to be they are cutting salaries, and cutting fringe benefits, and food is a benefit, and they do not pay character short term actors $20,000 an episode, some are under contract for 13 weeks, they maybe in 65 episodes for 1,000 and episode, or less. SO yes, he may have a legitimate gripe.

556 days ago
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baicas    

He was great in the Hercules series when where he played a King that is corrupted by Dae Hawk...loved that series....

556 days ago
19.

Mrugowsky    

Soap Operas are pretty low-rent nowadays so it sounds like pretty standard operating procedure.

555 days ago
20.

Kelly    

Cmon Brutha.....Really? BUY YOURSELF A HUNGRY mAN OR fETCH SOME ROSCOES U CAN AFFORD IT CANDYMAN...lUV YA ANYHOW!!!XO

555 days ago
21.

What the?!?    

Loved him as Kurn (Worf's brother) on TNG and DS9!

554 days ago
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