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Larry Hagman (1931–2012)

The son of a legendary actress (Mary Martin) and a district attorney, Larry Martin Hagman was born on September 21, 1931 in Fort Worth, Texas. After his parents' divorce, he moved to Los Angeles, California to live with his grandmother. When he was 12, his grandmother died and he moved back to his mother's place, who had remarried and was ... See full bio »


(age 81) in Dallas, Texas, USA

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Known For

Dallas J.R. Ewing
I Dream of Jeannie
I Dream of Jeannie Major Anthony Nelson / Captain Anthony Nelson / Capt. Anthony Nelson / Rodney Pomfret / Geoffrey Tiffin-Smythe
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 2011 The Flight of the Swan
Corporate President
 2010 Das Traumschiff (TV Series)
Larry Hagman
- Indian Summer (2010) ... Larry Hagman
 2006 Nip/Tuck (TV Series)
Burt Landau
- Liz Cruz (2006) ... Burt Landau
- Burt Landau (2006) ... Burt Landau
- Shari Noble (2006) ... Burt Landau
- Cindy Plumb (2006) ... Burt Landau
 2006 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Wallace Brady
- The Monkey Suit (2006) ... Wallace Brady (voice)
 2005 Sheer Dallas (TV Series)
- Quest to Be the Best (2005) ... Narrator (voice)
- Best Friends (2005) ... Narrator (voice)
- Big Dreams in the Big D (2005) ... Narrator (voice)
- So You Want to Be a Cowboy (2005) ... Narrator (voice)
- Image Is Everything (2005) ... Narrator (voice)
 1997 The Third Twin (TV Movie)
Berrington Jones
 1996 Dallas: J.R. Returns (TV Movie)
J.R. Ewing
 1993 Staying Afloat (TV Movie)
Alexander Hollingsworth III
 1986 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Leo Kohlmeyer
- The Richest Cat in the World (1986) ... Leo Kohlmeyer (voice, uncredited)
 1982 Deadly Encounter (TV Movie)
 1980-1982 Knots Landing (TV Series)
J.R. Ewing
- New Beginnings (1982) ... J.R. Ewing
- Daniel (1982) ... J.R. Ewing
- Designs (1981) ... J.R. Ewing
 1981 Jag rodnar
Larry Hagman
 1981 S.O.B.
Dick Benson
 1974-1979 Police Story (TV Series)
Dwight Sheppard / Alan Robert Richardson
- A Cry for Justice (1979) ... Dwight Sheppard
- Glamour Boy (1974) ... Alan Robert Richardson
 1978 A Double Life (TV Movie)
Doyle Rettig
 1978 Superman
 1978 Sword of Justice (TV Series)
Doyle Rettig
- A Double Life (1978) ... Doyle Rettig
 1978 Last of the Good Guys (TV Movie)
Sergeant Frank O'Malley (uncredited)
 1978 The President's Mistress (TV Movie)
Ed Murphy
 1977 What Really Happened to the Class of '65? (TV Series)
- The Girl Nobody Knew (1977) ... Gene
 1977 Intimate Strangers (TV Movie)
Mort Burns
 1977 The Rhinemann Exchange (TV Mini-Series)
Col. Edmund Pace
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... Col. Edmund Pace
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Col. Edmund Pace
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... Col. Edmund Pace
 1977 Checkered Flag or Crash
Bo Cochran
 1976 The Eagle Has Landed
Colonel Pitts
 1976 The Big Bus
Parking Lot Doctor
 1976 The Return of the World's Greatest Detective (TV Movie)
Sherman Holmes
 1976 Mother, Jugs & Speed
 1975 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Dr. Frank Rickers
- Fatal Witness (1975) ... Dr. Frank Rickers
 1975 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Terry Vine
- Dead Air (1975) ... Terry Vine
 1975 Ellery Queen (TV Series)
Paul Gardner
- The Adventure of the Mad Tea Party (1975) ... Paul Gardner
 1975 Three for the Road (TV Series)
Gordo Thurgate
- Ride on a Red Balloon (1975) ... Gordo Thurgate
 1975 Harry O (TV Series)
Bernie Roth
- One for the Road (1975) ... Bernie Roth
 1975 Doctors' Hospital (TV Series)
 1970-1975 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Dr. Bowers
- To Get Through the Night (1970) ... Dr. Bowers
 1975 McCoy (TV Series)
- The Big Ripoff (1975) ... Darnell
 1975 The Big Rip-Off (TV Movie)
Frank Darnell
 1975 Sarah T. - Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic (TV Movie)
Jerry Travis
 1975 Lucas Tanner (TV Series)
Officer Morgan
- Pay the Two Dollars (1975) ... Officer Morgan
 1974 Stardust
Porter Lee Austin
 1974 McCloud (TV Series)
Larry Harris
- The Gang That Stole Manhattan (1974) ... Larry Harris
 1974 Police Woman (TV Series)
Tony Bonner
- Seven Eleven (1974) ... Tony Bonner
 1974 Hurricane (TV Movie)
Paul Damon
 1974 Harry and Tonto
 1974 Sidekicks (TV Movie)
Quince Drew
 1973 Antonio
Mark Hunter
 1973 Love Story (TV Series)
Dick Madison
 1973 What Are Best Friends For? (TV Movie)
Frank Ross
 1973 Blood Sport (TV Movie)
Coach Marshall
 1973 The Alpha Caper (TV Movie)
 1973 The Toy Game (TV Movie)
 1973 Applause (TV Movie)
Bill Sampson
 1973 Medical Center (TV Series)
Glenn Dorsey
- Between 2 Fires (1973) ... Glenn Dorsey
 1972 No Place to Run (TV Movie)
Jay Fox
 1972 Beware! The Blob
Young Hobo
 1972 Getting Away from It All (TV Movie)
Fred Clark
 1971 A Howling in the Woods (TV Movie)
Eddie Crocker
 1971 The Hired Hand
Sheriff (uncredited)
 1971 Vanished (TV Movie)
Jerry Freytag
 1971 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Dean Chasen
- A Capitol Affair (1971) ... Dean Chasen
 1971 Dan August (TV Series)
Art Lewis
- The Law (1971) ... Art Lewis
 1970 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Cedric Acton (segment "The Housekeeper")
- The Dead Man/The Housekeeper (1970) ... Cedric Acton (segment "The Housekeeper")
 1970 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Harry Fishberg (segment "Love and the Psychiatrist")
- Love and the Hypnotist/Love and the Psychiatrist (1970) ... Harry Fishberg (segment "Love and the Psychiatrist")
 1970 Up in the Cellar
Maurice Camber
 1969 Three's a Crowd (TV Movie)
Jim Carson
 1966 The Group
Harald Peterson
 1964 Mr. Broadway (TV Series)
- Between the Rats and the Finks (1964) ... Luke
 1964 Fail-Safe
 1963-1964 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series)
Elias / Boyd
- Ambassador at Large (1964) ... Elias
- The Takers (1963) ... Boyd
 1964 Ensign Pulver
 1964 The Cavern
Capt. Wilson
 1963-1964 The Defenders (TV Series)
Edmund Lockwood / Jim Lewton
- The Last Day (1964) ... Edmund Lockwood
- The Noose (1963) ... Jim Lewton
 1963 The Silver Burro (TV Movie)
 1961 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
Ed Gibson
- Episode #1.1404 (1961) ... Ed Gibson
 1960 Diagnosis: Unknown (TV Series)
Don Harding
- The Case of the Radiant Wine (1960) ... Don Harding
 1958 The Investigator (TV Series)
- Episode #1.8 (1958)
 1958 Sea Hunt (TV Series)
Elliot Conway / Alex Kouras / Johnny Greco
- The Hero (1958) ... Elliot Conway
- Legend of the Mermaid (1958) ... Alex Kouras
- The Sponge Divers (1958) ... Johnny Greco
 1958 Harbormaster (TV Series)
 1958 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- The Outcasts of Poker Flat (1958) ... Tom
 1958 The Outcasts of Poker Flat (TV Movie)
 1957 Omnibus (TV Series)
- Stover at Yale (1957)
 1957 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
 1957 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
- Backwoods Cinderella (1957) ... Peter
 1957 West Point (TV Series)
- Dangerous Area (1957)
- Start Running (1957) ... Vic (as Larry Hagland)
 1957 Decoy (TV Series)
Kenneth Davidson
- Saturday Lost (1957) ... Kenneth Davidson
 1951 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Curt Williams (1957)
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Appeared in Broadway and off-Broadway plays including "Once Around The Block," "Career", "Comes A Day", "A Priest In The House" and "The Beauty Part". See more »

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1 Print Biography | 6 Interviews | 12 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Larry Hagland


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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[on the infamous "Who Shot J.R?" episode]: "Before that fateful shot rang out, I was merely bemused by the success of the character. Villainy could be fun, and that's how I played it. And if it worked. I mean I couldn't go down to the corner to pick up my copy of the Sunday New York Times without running into some nubile creature with "J.R. for President" emblazoned across her chest. Now a higher... See more »


Before he was a successful actor, he worked for oil field-equipment maker Antelope Tool Company and witnessed the eldest son of the company founder win a battle to succeed him, one summer. See more »


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