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'Dallas' Actor Larry Hagman Dead at 81

'Dallas' Actor Larry Hagman Dead at 81

Larry Hagman has died at a hospital on Friday (November 23) in Dallas, Texas

The 81-year-old actor played J.R. the villain on the TV series Dallas from 1978 through 1991.

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Larry was the son of legendary actress Mary Martin. Prior to his success on Dallas, Larry was most known for playing astronaut Major Anthony Nelson on the hit show I Dream Of Jeannie opposite Barbara Eden. Larry‘s last television appearances were on the resurrected Dallas show, which centered on a new generation of Ewings.

Linda Gray’s agent, Jeffrey Lane confirmed Larry‘s death by saying that the actress was at his bedside when he passed away. Jeffrey also said that co-star Patrick Duffy was also by Larry‘s side.

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