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Die Hard Star Reginald VelJohnson on How He Lucked Out as Al Powell
Payton left the show to star in the spinoff Family Matters in 1989 alongside VelJohnson, which focused on the Winslow family The other major role ended up ironically, also playing the lone straight-and-narrow Sgt Al Powell, the local beat cop who helps Det John McClane (Bruce Willis)  in 1988's Die Hard Speaking to Entertainment Tonight,[...]
LOS ANGELES - FEB 5: Jaleel White at the "The 15:17 To Paris" World Premiere at the Warner Brothers Studio on February 5, 2018 in Burbank, CA (Image: Kathy Hutchins/
While Jaleel White will forever be associated with his most iconic character Steve Urkel on the ABC sitcom Family Matters, the actor was almost on another culture-defining sitcom in NBC's The Cosby Show White opened up about the audition he had on TV One's Uncensored He initially read for the role of Rudy, Cliff Huxtable's[...]