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Larry Hagman's J.R. Ewing was Darth Vader in a 10-gallon hat. Hagman, who played the dastardly oilman on Dallas, and, as such, became TV's highest-paid actors, died Friday in the city that served as the backdrop for his signature role. He was 81. The actor passed away at Medical City Dallas Hospital from complications of a recent battle with cancer, the Dallas Morning News reported. "Larry's family and close friends had joined him in Dallas for the Thanksgiving holiday," Hagman's family said in a statement to the paper. "When he passed, he was surrounded by loved ones. It was a peaceful passing, just as he had wished for." The family statement said Hagman, who'd »

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