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Larry Hagman
Birth name Larry Martin Hagman
Born September 21, 1931 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Died November 23, 2012 in Dallas, Texas, USA from complications from throat cancer
Notable Roles Tony Nelson in I Dream of Jeannie
J.R. Ewing in Dallas and Dallas (2012)
Notable Episodes
Awards 1 Aftonblast TV Prize, Sweeden
1 Bambi Award
1 Golden Camera, Sweeden
2 Lone Star Film & Television Awards, USA
5 Soap Opera Digest Awards, USA
1 TV Land Award, USA
Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Larry Hagman was an American actor, producer and director.



Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
I Dream of Jeannie Tony Nelson 1965–1970 1 2 3 4 5
The Good Life Albert Miller 1971–1972 1
Here We Go Again Richard Evans 1973 1
Dallas J.R. Ewing 1978–1991 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Orleans Judge Luther Charbonnet 1997 1
Dallas J.R. Ewing 2012 1 2

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
The DuPont Show of the Week Boyd 3x05 - The Takers October 13, 1963
The DuPont Show of the Week Elias 3x21 - Ambassador at Large August 30, 1964
Dan August Art Lewis 1x19 - The Law February 4, 1971
Police Woman 1x04 - Seven-Eleven October 4, 1974
Police Story Alan R. Richardson 2x06 - Glamour Boy October 29, 1974
Marcus Welby, M.D. 6x24 - Loser in a Dead Heat March 11, 1975
Doctors Hospital 1x02 - Come at Last Love September 17, 1975
Harry O Bernie Roth 2x02 - One for the Road September 18, 1975
Three for the Road Gordo Thurgate 1x04 - Ride on a Red Balloon October 5, 1975
Ellery Queen Paul Gardner 1x08 - The Adventure of the Mad Tea Party October 30, 1975
The Streets of San Francisco Terry Vine 4x10 - Dead Air November 13, 1975
Barnaby Jones Dr. Frank Rickers 4x09 - Fatal Witness November 14, 1975
McMillan & Wife Dr. Wesley Corman 6x05 - Affair of the Heart March 20, 1977
The Rockford Files Richard Lessing/Paul T. Grisham 4x11 - Forced Retirement December 9, 1977
Knots Landing J.R. Ewing 1x02 - Community Spirit January 3, 1980
Knots Landing J.R. Ewing 2x09 - A Family Matter January 15, 1981
Knots Landing J.R. Ewing 2x17 - Designs March 26, 1981
Knots Landing J.R. Ewing 4x02 - Daniel October 7, 1982
Knots Landing J.R. Ewing 4x06 - New Beginnings October 29, 1982
The Simpsons Wallace Brady 17x21 - The Monkey Suit May 14, 2006
Nip/Tuck Burt Landau 4x01 - Cindy Plumb September 5, 2006
Nip/Tuck Burt Landau 4x04 - Shari Noble September 26, 2006
Nip/Tuck Burt Landau 4x06 - Faith Wolper, Ph.D October 10, 2006
Nip/Tuck Burt Landau 4x07 - Burt Landau October 17, 2006
Nip/Tuck Burt Landau 4x09 - Liz Cruz October 31, 2006
Desperate Housewives Frank Kaminsky 7x13 - I'm Still Here January 16, 2011
Desperate Housewives Frank Kaminsky 7x14 - Flashback February 13, 2011

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies

Title Role Airdate Series/Banner
A Double Life Doyle Rettig September 10, 1978 Sword of Justice
A Cry for Justice Dwight Sheperd May 23, 1979 Police Story
J.R. Returns J.R. Ewing November 15, 1996 Dallas
War of the Ewings J.R. Ewing April 24, 1998 Dallas

Talk, News and Game Show Appearances

Series Episode Airdate
The Hollywood Squares July 23-27, 1979


Series Produced

Series Year(s) Credit Season(s)
Dallas 1988 –1991 Executive Producer

Made-for-TV Movies Produced

Title Credit Airdate Series/Banner
J.R. Returns Executive Producer November 15, 1996 Dallas
War of the Ewings Executive Producer April 24, 1998 Dallas


Episode Director

Series Episode Airdate Credit
I Dream of Jeannie 2x27 - There Goes the Bride March 27, 1967
I Dream of Jeannie 2x29 - The Birds and the Bees Bit April 10, 1967
I Dream of Jeannie 3x12 - Jeannie and the Great Bank Robbery December 5, 1967

Awards and Accolades

Primetime Emmy Awards

  • Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (1980, 1981)


  • Was the son of Mary Martin
  • Was a fanatic of medicinal marijuana.
  • Had a ring made out of the gallstones he himself passed.
  • His character J.R. Ewing of Dallas and Knots Landing was named #1 on TV Guide's "Nastiest Villains of All-Time" in 2013.
  • The movie he directed Beware the Blob! originally flopped until he became an especially known name playing J.R. Ewing and the movie was re-released with the promotional tagline "The Film That J.R. Shot!"
  • He always loved motorcycles and owned a Harley.
  • Before he was a successful actor, he met and used to work with a young unfamiliar actor Carroll O'Connor, who was working as an assistant stage manager for the Broadway play God and Kate Murphy, in which Hagman starred.
  • He refused to speak one day a week, simply as a test of his self discipline.
  • Just before his future Dallas co-star, Patrick Duffy was born, Hagman would frequently visit Duffy's parents' home, as a teenager. Years later, he suggested to Patrick, he audition for a role on Dallas, and didn't know who Hagman was at the time.
  • Received six Soap Opera Digest Awards for his role as J.R. Ewing on Dallas.