Fast Facts

  • Moved to England in 1950 to work with his mother, Mary Martin, in a production of South Pacific.
  • Dated future Dynasty vixen Joan Collins in London when he was 19 (she was 17).
  • Directed USO shows after enlisting in the Air Force while in England.
  • In 1980, 350 million fans in 57 countries watched the Dallas season opener to find out who shot J.R.
  • Reunited with I Dream of Jeannie star Barbara Eden when she joined the cast of Dallas in 1990.
  • Received a liver transplant in 1995.
  • Guest-starred on popular shows such as Nip/Tuck (2006), The Simpsons (2006), and Desperate Housewives (2011).
  • Supported environmental causes; in 2010 reprised his J.R Ewing role in a commercial promoting solar energy.

Awards

  • 1981, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1983, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
  • 1982, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
  • 1980, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1981, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
  • 1985, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
  • 1995, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee

Relationships

  • Richard Halliday — Stepfather
  • Mary Heller Halliday DeMerritt — Half Sister
  • Benjamin Jack Hagman — Father
  • Gary Hagman — Half Brother
  • Maj Axelsson Hagman — Wife
  • Mary Martin — Mother
  • Heidi Kristina — Daughter
  • Preston Hagman — Son

College

  • Attended Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Details

  • Birth Name: Larry Martin Hagman
  • Birth Place: Weatherford, TX
  • Birthday: September 21, 1931, Virgo
  • Died: November 23, 2012
  • Profession: Actor
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